Aircraft maker Embraer admits hackers breached its systems and stole data

Embraer, a Brazilian manufacturer of aircraft, has disclosed that hackers managed to breach its computer systems, and steal data. Although Embraer may not be a household name, it is the world’s third-largest ...
Password spray attack on Active Directory users

Is IT security under attack?

From credential theft to network vulnerability exploitation and ransomware incidents on highly secure organizations, the year 2020 has been surprisingly rough on IT security. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies around the ...
DCsync attack on Active Directory (AD)

Advanced Active Directory attacks: Simulating domain controller behavior

There was a time when cyberattacks on identity and authentication infrastructures [like Active Directory (AD)] were immensely challenging to perform. A lot of forethought had to be put into devising a plan ...
Michigan State University Discloses E-Skimming Attack; Credit Card Information on 2,600 Customers Stolen

Michigan State University Discloses E-Skimming Attack; Credit Card Information on 2,600 Customers Stolen

Michigan State University announced that it fell victim to an e-skimming attack between October 2019 and June 2020, allowing criminals to steal personal and financial information of around 2,600 shop.msu.edu customers. The ...
Capitol One to Pay $80 Million Fine After 2019 Data Breach

Capitol One to Pay $80 Million Fine After 2019 Data Breach

Capital One Financial Corp has agreed to pay an $80 million penalty after the bank suffered a massive data breach that affected more than 100 million customer records in July 2019. The ...
Airbonne International Discloses Data Breach Affecting Thousands of Californians

Airbonne International Discloses Data Breach Affecting Thousands of Californians

Earlier this month, Arbonne, a multi-level marketing company advertising vegan skincare, cosmetics, and nutrition products, disclosed a data breach affecting 3,527 California residents. However, the total number of impacted individuals remains unknown, ...

Why Outsmart Cyber Attackers When You Can Remove Them Entirely?

Cyber threat actors have gotten smarter--or lazier--depending on your perspective. It used to be fairlycommon for attackers to spend days or even weeks probing targeted networks for vulnerabilities toexploit. Once identified, they ...
Aimee Laurence

Drastic Cloud Security Mistakes No One Should Make

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Can’t Trust Anyone

It’s clear that traditional security architectures and philosophies don’t work anymore. In 2018, cybercrime generated $1.5 trillion in revenue for hackers, growing to $6 trillion by 2021. These statistics are even more ...