Jamil Jaffer Chats about the Value of Sharing Threat Intelligence for Better Cybersecurity

Inner Circle Podcast Episode 030 My guest for this episode of the Inner Circle podcast is Jamil Jaffer, Vice President for Strategy & Business Development at IronNet Cybersecurity. We discuss a recent ...

Lessons from nPetya one year later

This is the one year anniversary of NotPetya. It was probably the most expensive single hacker attack in history (so far), with FedEx estimating it cost them $300 million. Shipping giant Maersk ...
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Weekly Cyber Risk Roundup: Russia Sanctions, Mossack Fonseca Shutdown, Equifax Insider Trading

On Thursday, the U.S. government imposed sanctions against five entities and 19 individuals for their role in “destabilizing activities” ranging from interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election to carrying out destructive ...
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Weekly Cyber Risk Roundup: Olympic Malware and Russian Cybercrime

More information was revealed this week about the Olympic Destroyer malware and how it was used to disrupt the availability of the Pyeonchang Olympic’s official website for a 12-hour period earlier this ...
UK Government Publicly Attributes NotPetya Outbreak to Russia

UK Government Publicly Attributes NotPetya Outbreak to Russia

UK government officials have publicly attributed the NotPetya malware attacks of June 2017 to actors in the Russian government. Foreign Office Minister Lord Ahmad made his thoughts known in a statement released ...
NotPetya/GoldenEye back in the spotlight: UK officially points finger to Kremlin for June 2017 cyberattack

NotPetya/GoldenEye back in the spotlight: UK officially points finger to Kremlin for June 2017 cyberattack

2017 has already gone down as the worst year on record from a cybersecurity standpoint. But the world is still not over the two infamous attacks deployed by hackers in May (WannaCry) ...
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Brace for Hybrid Threats and Extortion-Fueled Attacks Next Year

There’s no end in sight for ransomware and, based on what we’ve seen this year, these threats will become even more aggressive. Worse still, hackers have started incorporating extortion into other types ...
Oracle Provides Workaround for Critical Flaw in Identity Manager

Oracle Provides Workaround for Critical Flaw in Identity Manager

Oracle has warned customers about a critical vulnerability in the Oracle Identity Manager (OIM) that could allow an attacker to gain complete control over the user management system. OIM is part of ...
Equifax's Servers Reportedly Had Glaring Holes Long Before Data Breach

Equifax’s Servers Reportedly Had Glaring Holes Long Before Data Breach

Equifax reportedly took six months to take down a publicly exposed web application that could have allowed anyone on the internet to search and download sensitive personal consumer data. VICE Motherboard reported ...
Bad Rabbit Ransomware Highlights Perils of Poor Network Management

Bad Rabbit Ransomware Highlights Perils of Poor Network Management

Companies in Russia and Eastern Europe have been battling a new ransomware outbreak since Tuesday that security researchers have dubbed Bad Rabbit. The malware can spread to Windows systems over local networks ...