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APT Actors Exploiting Fortinet Vulnerabilities to Gain Access for Malicious Activity (MI-000148-MW)

The FBI is continuing to warn about Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors exploiting Fortinet vulnerabilities. As of at least May 2021, an APT actor group almost certainly exploited a Fortigate appliance to access a webserver hosting the domain for a...

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Vulnerability Summary Reports by Cybernetic GI – May 2021

Cybernetic GI Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) /...

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APT Actors Exploit Vulnerabilities to Gain Initial Access for Future Attacks (AA21-092A)

In March 2021 it was observed Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors scanning devices on ports 4443, 8443, and 10443 for CVE-2018-13379, and enumerated devices for CVE-2020-12812 and CVE-2019-5591. It is likely that the APT actors are scanning for these vulnerabilities...

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Vulnerability Summary Reports by Cybernetic GI – February 2021

Cybernetic GI Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) /...

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Australian organizations are continually failing to fend off ‘inevitable’ and costly cyber-attacks!

Australian organizations are continually failing to fend off ‘inevitable’ and costly cyber-attacks! Watchdog rips into NZX for repeated tech fails & OAIC finds 'multiple' Australian companies downplaying data breaches. A recent study has reported that Australian businesses and organizations are...

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NZ Central Bank’s Data System Got Hacked

New Zealand's central bank reports that an anonymous hacker who has potentially accessed commercially and personally confidential information has compromised one of its data systems. According to a statement, from a Wellington-based bank, a third-party file-sharing service used by the...

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The Wakeup Call for all organizations to Intensify Cybersecurity

SolarWinds & FireEye Data Breach: The Wakeup Call for all organizations to Intensify Cybersecurity The security industry is resonating with news of the FireEye breach and the announcement of the U.S. The Treasury Department, DHS, and possibly many other government...

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Unveiling APRA’s 2020-24 Cyber Security Strategy: What you need to know?

The Australian Government launched its highly awaited Cyber Security Strategy 2020 last month (2020 Strategy), with the stated goal of creating a more secure online world for Australians, their companies and the essential services on which we all depend." As...

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Rising Cybercrime Groups: Why Hiring Cybersecurity Consultants Is vital than software detection against cybercrime attacks?

The threat of cybercrime against organizations is snowballing each passing day. According to one McAfee estimate, cybercrime-related damage now stands at over $400 billion, up from $250 billion two years earlier, with business-related costs running in the billions, too. Organizations...

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Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector (AA20-302A)

During COVID 19 pandemic, cybersecurity attacks related news have been followed more after COVID news. We have seen cyber criminals have responded to the crisis in different ways. Across the globe, we have seen a sudden rise in ransomware attacks....

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