TeamViewer Exploited

Who Views the TeamViewer? A new vulnerability within TeamViewer has been making news across the internet. In an official statement by the company, they revealed that a GitHub user discovered a vulnerability in TeamViewer’s set of permissions. In a post by one of their community managers, they sought to clarify that the product has not…

Syxsense Announces MacOS Support

Syxsense Now Offers MacOS Functionality Verismic, a global leader in cloud-based IT management technology, has announced MacOS support for Syxsense. The latest update allows customers to manage MacOS devices across their IT environments. With Syxsense, users can now detect Mac vulnerabilities and patch any MacOS device within their network. A full inventory of devices as…

Troll Ransomware: Third-Party Patch Update

What is Troll Ransomware? This year has had many major ransomware and data breach events. From BitPaymer to the Equifax Hack, when the news hasn’t been dominated by Trump, it’s been focused on cybersecurity. This has clearly caught the attention of the dark web. In just the past month, many new ‘troll’ ransomware variants have…

RDP: Is the ‘R’ for ‘Ransomware’?

RDP Creates Vulnerabilities Remote Desktop Protocol is something you’ll find on every Windows computer and widely used throughout the IT industry. But does the ‘R’ in RDP now stand for Ransomware? As the common methods of distributing ransomware get tougher, attackers are looking for new exploits. The manipulation of RDP is coming to the forefront.…

November Patch Tuesday: High-Speed Malware

Russia Caught On Top Towards the end of October, we started to see a flow of ransomware attacks from Russia with called Bad Rabbit. This epidemic has been targeting organizations and consumers, mostly in Russia but there have also been reports of victims in Ukraine and across Europe. Bad Rabbit was the latest in a…

BadRabbit: Newest Ransomware to Target Corporate Networks

Updated 10/25/17 at 09:51am  Ransomware Alert: BadRabbit is the New NotPetya A new ransomware attack from the actors behind ExPetr/NotPetya has jumped into the spotlight. The outbreak began in Russia, infecting big Russian media outlets, but it has already spread. Several US and UK firms, with corporate entities in the Ukraine and Russia, have already…

Adobe Patches Zero-Day Exploit Used to Deliver Spyware

Urgent: Emergency Flash Update Adobe has patched a zero-day vulnerability used by the BlackOasis APT to plant surveillance software developed by Gamma International. The vulnerability, CVE-2017-11292, was disclosed on 10th October by researchers at Kaspersky Lab, who saw the payload and exploit used against a customer’s network. An exploit utilizing the flaw is delivered through…

Hyatt Hack: Major Data Breach

Hyatt Breach Affects 41 Hotels Worldwide We would like to warn hotel guests of another credit card breach at Hyatt Group, the second since December 2015. On Thursday last week, 41 of its hotels spread across 13 countries confirmed unauthorized access to payment card information. China had the worst breach with 18 hotels impacted, with…

Recall: Microsoft KB4041676

Will Microsoft Recall KB4041676? There are many reports of issues being encountered by companies who have applied KB4041676 in Octobers Microsoft patch Tuesday release. Issues of failed installations, rolled back installations or Windows being stuck on shutdown / sign-in are evidence something has gone wrong with this update. Looking at the Microsoft cumulative update, there…

October Patch Tuesday: Silent But Deadly

Should Third-Party Really Be your Second Priority? If you have a patching strategy delivering Microsoft updates on a routine basis, you should extend that capacity to include third-party updates. Just a couple weeks ago, we discovered a massive compromise in one of the world’s largest business and personal computer utilities, “CCleaner” by Piriform. Version 5.33.6162…