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Cyber Security in 120 Secs: Cyber Security News Mix

This week HBO confirmed a data breach that included exposing episodes from HBO series prior to their release dates; CISO's will be concerned with the details from Cisco's latest report; According to a survey, 72% of companies are beginning...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs:  The Ransomware Epidemic

This week the ransomware impact of downtime is setting back small businesses more than the ransomware demanded amount; A new version of Trickbot banking trojan has  replicated the exploit that allowed WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya to spread...

Microsoft’s Response to AtomBombing is Post Infection Detection

In March 2017, Microsoft, a multinational technology company that is known for fixing vulnerabilities in their software products ~ once a month non-formally known as, “Patch Tuesday”.  Microsoft has recently addressed post-infection...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs:  Data Breaches & Third Party Vulnerabilities

  This week we have been seeing the aftershock related to the     Sabre  SynXis breach, a third-party platform that creates reservations for a large percentage of the hospitality industry; Verizon experienced a data breach that potentially...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs:                   Cost of a Data Breach –                               (NotPetya domino effect)

This week we have been seeing the domino effect from cyber attack, NotPetya, some are questioning the differences/similarity between the  WannaCry ransomware attack;  there is now one case of decrypting a file related to NotPetya; companies...

WannaCry Jr. : The Little Ransom That Couldn't

Earlier today, we caught a new in-the-wild version of what seemed to be WannaCry. A check with VirusTotal showed that this sample hasn't been seen before. After a brief investigation, we can conclude that this is  WannaCry with slight...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs:  A Cyber Weapon Disguised as Ransomware

This week NotPetya ran a campaign that was intially thought to be ransomware shutting down computers worldwide;  A researcher revealed that Microsoft's new Surface laptop can be interupted by ransomware;  Anthem agrees to  $115M in...

The NotPetya ‘Not’ Killswitch

In the past few days a new Petya-like ransomware, dubbed NotPetya, infected machines across the world by leveraging some of the NSA’s exploits for the SMB protocol (EternalBlue, EternalRomance), similarly to the WannaCry attack last month....

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Microsoft Patches Legacy Systems

This week we witnessed Microsoft pick up the ball to patch legacy systems against ESTEEMAUDIT; a fileless malware campaign is targeting U.S. restaurants; researchers discovered a new malware that could have a destructive effect on a power...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Heard of Post-Infection Protection?

This week a report indicated cyber-attacks are up 200% with the top targeted industry being healthcare; Zusy malware is being paired with a spam campaign, enticing users to open attached PowerPoint file; it is very evident if an attacker has...