Cyber Security Alerts & Bugs

May 19, 2020

SOPHOS ALERT: Change your XG Firewall admin password (KBA135412)

SOPHOS ALERT: Change your XG Firewall admin password (KBA135412) On April 24, 2020, Sophos published knowledge base article KBA135412 which included necessary remediation steps to address […]
August 9, 2019

​State Farm customer accounts breached in credential stuffing attack

Attackers used a list of usernames and passwords obtained via credential stuffing attack to access State Farm customers’ online accounts. The investigation revealed that attackers were […]
August 8, 2019

Data Breach Reminds: Configuration Is Key

An Unfortunate Reminder If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it 1,000 times – and we’ll keep saying it: the right configuration is key for your network to be […]

Firewall News

May 19, 2020

SOPHOS ALERT: Change your XG Firewall admin password (KBA135412)

SOPHOS ALERT: Change your XG Firewall admin password (KBA135412) On April 24, 2020, Sophos published knowledge base article KBA135412 which included necessary remediation steps to address […]
August 23, 2019

SONICWALL TZ300P REVIEW: A MULTI-SITE MARVEL

A competitively priced desktop UTM appliance, with plenty of security and management features Appliance with 1yr TotalSecure Advanced Pros: Great monitoring capabilities; Simple multi-site deployment; Granular configuration […]
August 10, 2019

Sophos Firewall Manager and iView – Centralized management and reporting for all your XG Firewalls

Along with the new XG Firewall, we’ve also launched brand-new centralized management and reporting solutions that make managing multiple devices easy. I thought I would take this […]
August 8, 2019

RUSSIA’S NEW ‘SOVEREIGN BILL’ COULD GIVE THE COUNTRY ITS OWN GREAT FIREWALL

The world is well aware of China’s Great Firewall, which gives its government total power over the dissemination of content. Anything which falls outside the state parties’ propaganda is […]
August 5, 2019

FORTINET – MICROSOFT WINDOWS JET DATABASE ENGINE HEAP OVERFLOW VULNERABILITY

At the end of 2017, the FortiGuard Labs team discovered a heap overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Windows JET Database Engine and reported it to Microsoft following […]

Anti Virus News

August 23, 2019

Attackers Demand $2.5 Million Ransom After Coordinated Ransomware Attacks on Texas Government Entities

Two of the impacted municipalities, the City of Borger, and the City of Keene, have publicly disclosed that they’ve been impacted by the coordinated ransomware attack. […]
July 31, 2019

Georgia Department of Public Safety hit with ransomware attack

The incident impacted three Georgia police departments including Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Capitol Police, and Georgia Motor Carrier Compliance Division. The attack infected the entire DPS […]
March 25, 2019

Credential stuffing attack: What is it and how to stay protected?

Credentials stuffing attack is a type of cyber attack where attackers use usernames-passwords combinations leaked at other sites to gain illegal access on user accounts. Attackers […]
March 16, 2019

Windows 7 and Office 2010 Support Ending Soon: Security Suites Continue to Provide Protection!

January 14, 2020 is the day: Microsoft will retire Windows 7 and Office 2010 without fail. That is also the day when extended support will end. […]
March 15, 2019

Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure a Big Target for Cryptomining Attacks

Despite the declining values of cryptocurrencies, criminals continue to hammer away at container management platforms, cloud APIs, and control panels. The cloud-based infrastructures that enterprise organizations […]

WiFi Security

August 10, 2019

Destructive malware attacks double as attackers pair ransomware with disk wipers

IBM Security’s X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) team reported this week that it witnessed a 200 percent increase in destructive malware attacks over the first […]
August 9, 2019

Security bug in Microsoft Hyper-V could impact its Azure cloud services

The flaw which leads to remote code execution was identified in Remote Desktop Protocol earlier this year. Microsoft has patched this bug after it was found […]
August 7, 2019

New phishing scam asks users to confirm unsubscribe request

The scam emails have subject lines similar to “Confirm your unsubscribe request” or “Client #980920318 To_STOP_Receiving These Emails From Us Hit reply And Let Us Know”. […]
July 31, 2019

Cyberattack strikes Watertown schools

The Watertown (New York) city school district is the latest to be hit with a cyberattack. School district Superintendent Patricia LaBarr did not specify the type […]
January 29, 2019

Researchers Release Tool That Finds Vulnerable Robots on the Internet

A team at a robot cybersecurity startup has released a free, open-source tool for information security professionals to help them easily ‘footprint’ and detect unprotected robots, […]

Blogs ARTICLES

May 19, 2020

SOPHOS ALERT: Change your XG Firewall admin password (KBA135412)

SOPHOS ALERT: Change your XG Firewall admin password (KBA135412) On April 24, 2020, Sophos published knowledge base article KBA135412 which included necessary remediation steps to address […]
August 23, 2019

SONICWALL TZ300P REVIEW: A MULTI-SITE MARVEL

A competitively priced desktop UTM appliance, with plenty of security and management features Appliance with 1yr TotalSecure Advanced Pros: Great monitoring capabilities; Simple multi-site deployment; Granular configuration […]
August 23, 2019

Attackers Demand $2.5 Million Ransom After Coordinated Ransomware Attacks on Texas Government Entities

Two of the impacted municipalities, the City of Borger, and the City of Keene, have publicly disclosed that they’ve been impacted by the coordinated ransomware attack. […]
August 10, 2019

Sophos Firewall Manager and iView – Centralized management and reporting for all your XG Firewalls

Along with the new XG Firewall, we’ve also launched brand-new centralized management and reporting solutions that make managing multiple devices easy. I thought I would take this […]
August 10, 2019

Catch the SonicWave of WiFi

Meet the New SonicWave 200 Series Wireless Access Points SonicWall has been busy with new product releases in 2019, with the SOHO 250 and TZ350 firewalls and Cloud App […]