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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 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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Why Phishing is a Bigger Threat than Ransomware

By Jonathan Andresen  |  September 2, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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While enterprise security teams have had their hands full battling an increasing number of more sophisticated ransomware attacks, phishing attacks are on the rise with the easing of pandemic-related restrictions.

In fact, just this past week Microsoft warned of a widespread credential phishing campaign that leverages open redirector links in email communications as a vector to trick users into visiting malicious websites while effectively bypassing security software.

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Kaseya Ransomware Attack Aftermaths and More Post-Ransomware Data Breaches

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

  • Kaseya Patches Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Used in Supply Chain Ransomware Attack
  • Attackers Use Kaseya Ransomware Attack to Spread Cobalt Strike Backdoor in Fake Security Updates
  • Morgan Stanley Reports Data Breach After Vendor Affected by Accellion Hack
  • U.S. Insurance Company CNA Notifies Customers of Data Breach After Ransomware Attack
  • U.S. Fashion Retailer Guess Notifies Customers of Data Breach After Ransomware Attack
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