Antivirus News

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. Keene Mayor Gary Heinrich said that the threat actor infiltrated into the city’s IT software, which is managed by a managed service provider (MSP). The attacker who hit over […]
Firewall News

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 opportunity to tell you a bit more about Sophos Firewall Manager and iView, and encourage you to learn more and download the free trials. Sophos Firewall Manager Whether you […]
Wifi Security

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 Security already making waves in the cyber security market. Speaking of waves, SonicWall’s latest devices expand on its wireless access point offerings, with the SonicWave 200 Series. Three new models […]
Security

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 half of 2019, compared to the second half of 2018. These malware attacks typically incorporated a disk wiper component to them. Wipers are historically associated with nation-state-sponsored
DLP

State Farm Suffers Data Breach

State Farm, the insurance provider in the US, has been compromised in a credential stuffing attack, according to a news report.  The firm, says the report, acknowledged the cyberattack, filing a data breach notification with the California Attorney General, and by sending out “Notice of Data Breach” emails to users whose online account log-in credentials were