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Jeff Birnbaum

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Large Data Leaks, New COVID-19 Scams, and Fast Ransomware Attacks

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  October 12, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks: 

  • Twitch Leak Exposes Personal Data
  • Cox Media Group Confirms Ransomware Attack
  • Xgroup Attackers Offer to Hack EU Hospitals in COVID-19 Vaccine Scam
  • New Python Ransomware Targets VMware ESXi Servers, Encrypts Data in Under Three Hours
  • The Telegraph Exposes 10 TB Database of Subscriber Info
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Critical Vulnerability Exploits and Patches, Plus Novel Attack Tactics

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  September 28, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks: 

  • Cisco Patches Three Critical Vulnerabilities Impacting Wireless Controllers and SD-WAN.
  • Critical VMware vCenter Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild
  • New APT Group FamousSparrow Exploits ProxyLogon and Uses Custom Backdoor
  • Ransomware Delivery Tool Zloader Malware Being Spread Through Malicious Google Ads
  • Walgreens Exposes Patient Data in COVID-19 Test Registration System
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: A Record-Breaking Botnet, Ransomware Worries, and an International Data Breach

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  September 15, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks: 

  • Mēris Botnet Breaks DDoS Record Targeting Russian Internet Giant Yandex
  • Groove Ransomware Group Leaks Credentials of 87,000 FortiGate SSL VPN Devices
  • Microsoft Fixes Vulnerabilities in Azure Allowing Hackers to Execute Code and Gain Data in Customer Containers
  • FBI Warns Food and Agriculture Sector of Ransomware Attacks Aimed at Disrupting Supply Chains
  • Singapore MyRepublic Discloses Data Breach Exposing Government-Issued IDs
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Details on the T-Mobile Hack, DDoS Attacks, and Other Breaches

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  September 1, 2021 at 8:39 AM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks: 

  • T-Mobile Hacker Brute-Forced Way Through Company Network
  • Boston Public Library Victim of Cyberattack that Resulted in System-wide Outage
  • Ragnarok Ransomware Group Shuts Down, Releases Master Decryption Keys
  • Microsoft Power Apps Portals Exposes 38 Million Sensitive Data Records
  • Cloudflare Stops Largest Reported DDoS Attack
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