Businesses are increasingly hosting their applications in public or private clouds while using APIs to speed up the development process. Both shifts come with security implications.
Researchers at JSOF have discovered distinct spoofing and buffer overflow vulnerabilities associated with DNSMasq, used in networking devices to cache and forward Domain Name System requests.
Several the group’s recent ransom notes explicitly name data stolen from workstations that belong to top executives, including founders/CEOs.
While most industries saw a significant dip in seed and Series A investments last year, cybersecurity investment remained resilient.
Over the past two decades, businesses have piled a patchwork of different products and services – multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity governance and administration policies and others – on top of their directory. That introduces risk and complexity, says Jumpcloud CEO Rajat Bhargava.
The decryptor works for all current DarkSide infections, but that will likely change soon as the group reacts and adapts to the disclosure.
Ransomware actors are laundering hundreds of millions of dollars through pseudo-legitimate cryptocurrency exchanges, while early-stage malware that is often used to facilitate their attacks have become the most popular forms of malware in the world.
The agency has found evidence of authentication token abuse in networks infected with corrupted versions of Orion software and say restoring integrity will require a full network rebuild in certain cases.
The incident, as well as the response among those on Capitol Hill tasked with securing government technology assets, serves as a dramatic and evolving case study for public and private sector entities on the scope of the cybersecurity risk tied to a physical breach.