Massive Ransomware Attack Strikes 23 Texas Towns

Massive Ransomware Attack Strikes 23 Texas Towns The state of Texas has been hit with a rare coordinated ransomware attack that disrupted systems of 23 different local governments. Use Patch Management to Prevent Ransomware Attacks 23 cities in Texas were hit with a coordinated ransomware attack this weekend. A research firm which studies ransomware, has…

20-Year-Old Unpatched Flaw and Critical Vulnerabilities Revealed

20-Year-Old Unpatched Flaw and Critical Vulnerabilities Revealed Microsoft is warning all Windows users to update their operating systems immediately because of multiple wormable vulnerabilities, as well as a 20-year-old bug in the older operating systems. Unlike BlueKeep, which affected only the older and unsupported Windows operating systems, the bugs recently disclosed in Microsoft’s August 2019…

Can You Trust Your Vulnerability Report?

Can You Trust Your Vulnerability Report? Accurate reporting is critical, but not every patch management tool provides data you can rely on. For our many clients who have yearly governance audits, they know how stressful it can be when their patch management tool provides inaccurate reports or evidence which auditors will use to fail your…

Why Enterprise Ransomware Attacks Are Increasing

Why Enterprise Ransomware Attacks Are Increasing According to researchers, ransomware is rapidly shifting toward corporate targets. According to various sources, ransomware appears to see triple-digit spike in corporate detections. A pair of reports released by Black Hat and Accenture mark the enormous shift away from targeting typical consumers. With attackers attempting to “win” the most…

MegaCortex Ransomware Targeting Victims Worldwide

MegaCortex Ransomware Targeting Victims Worldwide A new variant of ransomware called MegaCortex is targeting enterprise networks and organizations across the United States and Europe. A new variant of ransomware has been discovered, called MegaCortex, that is targeting enterprise networks and organizations. Once the environment is penetrated, the attackers infect it by distributing the ransomware using…

EvilGnome Spyware Targets Linux Users

EvilGnome Spyware Targets Linux Users New research has revealed a rare piece of spyware called EvilGnome that’s designed to spy on unsuspecting Linux desktop users. Known as EvilGnome, all Linux workstation users are at risk of a new backdoor threat which implants spying software capable of recording your screen, keyboard and mouse click functions. Reports…

Bluetooth Exploit Enables Tracking on Windows PCs

Bluetooth Exploit Enables Tracking on Windows PCs Researchers have discovered a major Bluetooth bug that exposes users to third-party tracking and data access. Researchers at Boston University have discovered a vulnerability in the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) implementations of Microsoft and Apple devices. The vulnerability allows third-parties to determine the location and other sensitive information.…