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Bitglass Security Spotlight: REvil Group Taken Offline by Feds, Attacker Activities, and a VPN Company Exposes Data

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  November 2, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks: 

  • REvil Ransomware Gang Taken Offline (Again) by FBI
  • DarkSide Moves to Cash Out $7 million in Bitcoin
  • Acer Confirms Second Cyberattack Within a Week of Previous Attack
  • Quickfox VPN Exposes Data of 1 Million Users
  • FIN7 Attempts to Hire Real Security Professionals to Carry Out Cyberattacks
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Bitglass Where’s Your Data Experiment 2021: Why You Should Care Where Your Data is Going

By Woodrow Mosqueda  |  October 21, 2021 at 8:21 AM  | 

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In 2015 several things happened in the tech world that significantly impacted our lives today, such as Google making their powerful artificial intelligence technology (TensorFlow) open source, the start of the media streaming wars, and the introduction of the Apple Watch to the world. Also that year a first of its kind experiment, run by Bitglass, tracked where stolen data travelled through the “Dark Web.” 

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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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