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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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Microsoft Exchange Servers Still At Risk To Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities!

According to Cybernetic Global Intelligence (CGI) cybersecurity auditors, majority of Microsoft Exchange Servers still need to be updated with a fix for a critical memory corruption vulnerability reported earlier this year. These unpatched servers are extremely vulnerable to attack. Over...

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Woman Dies During A Ransomware Attack On Dusseldorf Hospital

It may be the first death directly connected to a cybersecurity attack. During a ransomware attack on Duesseldorf University Hospital, a woman in Germany died in what may be the first death directly linked to a hospital cyber - attack....

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Have you patched these top 10 repeatedly exploited vulnerabilities?

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the FBI, and the US government recently issued an alert about the Top 10 Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities found by the US government between 2016 and 2019. The alert aims to provide a list...

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Increasing Security Breaches In Mobile Banking Apps: FBI Warns Public

Escalating Security Breaches In Mobile Banking Apps: FBI Warns Public to Steadfast Security As the public keeps increasing their use of mobile banking apps on an extensive scale. It is mostly due to increased time at home due to the...

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COVID-19: Beware Of The Virus, Beware Of The Scams!

"Coronavirus is officially declared as a pandemic"  The entire world is now striving hard to defend the systemic threats posed by COVID-19, but two unseen groups of people are poised to capitalize on the crisis:  Hackers and hand sanitizer vendors. ...

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Travelex Ransomware Attack: Sodinokibi Is Here With A New Tactic

“Ooops, your files are encrypted! Don’t worry - you can restore them; all you need to do is send $500 to the following address....” The words that have been striking the fear in average computer users since the 1980s! Yes,...

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FTCODE Ransomware Returns: The Nightmare Continues…

Malware possesses the habit of making returns…rising from the dead, making even a horror villain blush! The most recent in that series is FTCODE – the long lost ransomware deemed dead in 2013, and regained its life in 2019; this...

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Cyber Risk for the Financial Sector: An Analysis Based On 10 Statistics – Part 2

“Cyberattacks haven’t changed, but it has ramped up the pace it evolves and the outcomes.” – This is what we have precisely learned from PART 1 of this article. As such crimes are ever on its rise, recent cybersecurity attack...

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Europe’s Cyber Watchdog For Banks Keeps Getting Hacked

Cybercriminals have rattled the European Central Bank (ECB) by breaching one of its websites, for the second time in the last five years.  This time, the hack targeted ECB’s BIRD (Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary) website, which grants banks an explicit...

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