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LATEST NEWS Aug 25, 2021

Preventing your Cloud ‘Secrets’ from Public Exposure: An IDE plugin solution

I’m sure you would agree that, in today’s digital world, the majority of applications we work on require some type of credentials – to connect to a database with a username/password, to access computer programs via authorized tokens, or API keys to invoke services for authentication. Credentials, …

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Researchers Uncover FIN8’s New Backdoor Targeting Financial Institutions

A financially motivated threat actor notorious for setting its sights on retail, hospitality, and entertainment industries has been observed deploying a completely new backdoor on infected systems, indicating the operators are continuously retooling their malware arsenal to avoid detection and stay …

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Darkside Ransomware: Offensive and Defensive Strategies

The evolution of the adversary’s techniques, skills, and tools has far exceeded the pace at which mid-sized organizations can keep up. In order to effectively defend themselves, organizations need to shift their focus to proactively think about who the adversary is and how they might exploit your security vulnerabilities. With an understanding of the adversary and their new strategies IT teams can meet these challenges and develop stronger incident response operations and …

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B.Braun Infusomat Pumps Could Let Attackers Remotely Alter Medication Dosages

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed five previously unreported security vulnerabilities affecting B. Braun’s Infusomat Space Large Volume Pump and SpaceStation that could be abused by malicious parties to tamper with medication doses without any prior authentication. McAfee, which discovered …

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New SideWalk Backdoor Targets U.S.-based Computer Retail Business

A computer retail company based in the U.S. was the target of a previously undiscovered implant called SideWalk as part of a recent campaign undertaken by a Chinese advanced persistent threat group primarily known for singling out entities in East and Southeast Asia. Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET …

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