Living off the land – EFS Ransomware

| | hacks
Attackers have responded to improved security against malware in Windows environments by “living off the land” (LOTL) – using the tools already present in the ...

Hacks and Breaches of 2019: A Year in Review

The reality is that most companies and entities are entrusted with sensitive data. As regulations tighten and consumer expectations rise, it is more important than ever to protect data, whenever it is ...
Juice Jacking – meh!

Juice Jacking – meh!

Lately, I have been seeing a number of posts and articles warning us all not to use publicly available USB charging points due to the ...

The NYPD (and the rest of us) need some new barricades

| | Best Practices, hacks, online security
Not all security barricades are made of wood. Some are made of bits. According to the New York Post, the New York Police Department ran ...

Deepfakes – Welcome to the post truth society

I recently watched the New York Times’ Weekly episode “Deepfakes – Believe at Your Own Risk” and while I have been concerned about the implications ...

Orvis data leak and the need to monitor ‘paste’ sites

Fishing retailer Orvis had a serious (and embarrassing) data breach recently. Independent security researchers found a posting on text snippet site Pastebin with what appeared ...
Why Your Business Requires More Than Slack

Why Your Business Requires More Than Slack

With workplace collaboration tools like Slack, one of the most popular forms of workplace communications these days (over 10 million people use Slack every day), virtual conference rooms have become very popular ...

13 Reasons Why WordPress Hacks are Successful

In the attacker’s world, all vulnerabilities and potential exploits work toward the hacker’s advantage — not yours, not mine. This includes WordPress hacks. While living back east (over a decade ago), I ...

So your third party has been breached…

Another day, another third party security compromise story… this time it is Indian outsourcing giant Wipro. The firm has confirmed ...
Radware's 2019 Hacker's Almanac

Here’s How You Can Better Mitigate a Cyberattack

Where does the attack landscape lead us into 2020? No one knows for sure, but strong indicators help Radware build logic chains to better forecast where the state of network security is ...