Researchers on Monday took the wraps off a newly discovered Linux and Windows re-implementation of Cobalt Strike Beacon that's actively set its sights on government, telecommunications, information technology, and financial institutions in the wild. The as-yet undetected version of the penetration testing tool — codenamed "Vermilion Strike" — marks one of the rare Linux ports, … [Read more...] about Linux Implementation of Cobalt Strike Beacon Targeting Organizations Worldwide
The adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) and even faster adoption of wireless medical devices and telemedicine has made patient information more accessible by more people. Over the past year and a half that’s been tremendously beneficial. The shift to remote care and the widespread adoption of EHR solutions by health systems have shaped digital transformation in … [Read more...] about Healthcare organizations are a focus of ransomware attacks
There is no question that attackers are going after your sensitive account data. Passwords have long been a target of those looking to compromise your environment. Why would an attacker take the long, complicated way if they have the keys to the front door? No matter how extensive your security solutions are, protecting the various systems in your environment, your organization … [Read more...] about How Organizations Can Prevent Users from Using Breached Passwords
A plan isn’t successful until it’s put to the test. When it comes to your incident response plan, frequent tabletop exercises are recommended. Given that this takes time and resources, it may be tempting to put incident response planning on the back burner and use your limited resources on more immediate concerns. For small and medium businesses, there is a misconception that … [Read more...] about SMB Myth Busting: Do smaller organizations care about incident response?
As discussed in last week’s article, there are several myths surrounding the cybersecurity of small and medium sized businesses. One common misconception is that SMBs face different, or fewer, threats than larger organizations. Too often it is assumed that attackers won’t target smaller organizations because there is less pay-off. But is this mentality justified, or does it … [Read more...] about SMB Myth Busting: Do smaller organizations face different cyberattacks?