Alerts & Bugs

Alerts & Bugs – Provide timely information about current security issues, vulnerabilities, and exploits.

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 […]
August 7, 2019

Cylance Protect AV vulnerability patched

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Coordination Center is issued patch for a recently disclosed vulnerability in Cylance Protect. The vulnerability note, VU#489481, said that prior to a July […]
August 7, 2019

MegaCortex variant redesigned a self-executing, incorporates features of previous version

A new variant of MegaCortexransomware making its way across the U.S. and Europe has been recast as a self-executing menace that doesn’t require a password and is […]
August 1, 2019

Cabarrus County loses $1.7 million after being targeted in BEC scam

Scammers posed as a representative of the Roanoke Branch and Associate and targeted employees of the County’s schools and government. The scam began in November 2018. […]
July 31, 2019

New Android Ransomware Found Using SMS Spam for Propagation

The malware does not encrypt files that have ‘zip’ or ‘rar’ extension. It also leaves the file unencrypted if its size is over 51,200 KB/50 MB […]
March 26, 2019

ShadowHammer attack installed backdoors on a million ASUS devices

Backdoors added to ASUS computers through its software update platform resulted in what Kaspersky researchers are calling one of the largest supply chain incidents ever, “ShadowHammer,” […]
March 25, 2019

Xtreme RAT: A deep insight into the remote access trojan’s high profile attacks

Its capabilities include uploading or downloading files, manipulating running processes and services, capturing screenshots of victim’s computers, recording audios and videos via microphone or webcameras, and […]
March 23, 2019

Firefox and Edge Fall to Hackers on Day Two of Pwn2Own

Browsers Firefox and Edge take a beating on day two of the Pwn2Own competition. Hackers took down the Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge browsers on Thursday […]