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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: The Awareness of AtomBombing

 This week, the awareness of AtomBombing was heightened, when researchers discovered the technique integrated within a new version of Dridex banking malware; CloudFlare's data breach is said to be the most significant breach in 2017, thus...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: UPDATE - Cost of a Data Breach

The cost of a breaches has hit a new level with the current Verizon acquisition of Yahoo that depleted the sale value by $350M;  Google discloses a critical Windows vulnerability that still exists from a previous incomplete patch;  Brian...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: The Data Breach Effect and The Cost

This week we learned that Verizon lowered their sale of the Yahoo acquisition due to Yahoo's record breaking breaches that are now traced to a state-sponsored attack with forged cookies; cyber espionage group, APT28 AKA FancyBear is now...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Cyber-Attacks on Banks

 This week, there seems to be a focus on financial systems being a target of cyber-attacks with a file-less malware that has hit at least 140 enterprise networks, a massive malware attack hit Polish banks that stemmed from their financial...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Drafting a Cyber Security Executive Order

This week Trump announced his concern with cybersecurity by drafting an executive order to moderate infrastructures;  ransomware took down 123 of D.C's police cameras just before Trump's inauguration; and an update of the Lincolnshire...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Compromise is Inevitable

Facebook paid their highest valued bug bounty after a threat actor accessed their servers using an ImageMagick exploit; Webex Chrome extension has to review a recent patch that could allow adversaries to remotely execute malicious code...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: The Shadow Brokers Free-for-All Loot

Shadow Brokers made headlines with their departure gift of exploits; the steady increase of cyber-attacks of all degrees and exploits are increasing the need for MSSP’s;  lack of cyber-security resulting in a breach is a major concern for IT...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: 'Mungous Ransomware on MongoDB

This week at least 27,000 MongoDB databases have been hit with ransomware; researchers have discovered the reincarnation of Shamoon that is taking down VDI's; the Anthem breach investigation shines light on the culprits from a data breach...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: FBI's CMS Hacked by CyberZeist

2017 just started and we are continuing to hear about data breaches that occurred in 2016. The FBI has yet to comment on a potential breach of their CMS system; a healthcare breach affects 15K patients of New Hampshire's hospital; and a...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Devaluation of Medical Records on the Black Market

As 2016 winds down, we are seeing the devaulation of medical records on the black market, in parallel to a rise in ransomware with a possible predicted ransomworm; three Chinese citizens are being charged for exfiltrating confidential...