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Protecting against the Follina CVE Exploit

Cyber Security

Protecting against the Follina CVE Exploit

The Follina remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) was first widely publicized on May 27, 2022....

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Prediction Series #5: Companies have a growing need for the safety net of cyberinsurance – but could that safety net be threatened in court?

Cyber insurance coverage may face coverage change pending foundational court case

In the era we live in today of continual cyber attacks, many..

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Prediction Series #4: The many faces of Spectre and Meltdown -- More demonstrated attack possibilities increase the likelihood of real attacks

Though it may seem longer, it was just the end of January of last year that most of us first heard about the twin chip flaws, Spectre and Meltdown...

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Prediction Series #3: Many companies aren’t “Minding the Gap” of their missing patches

Nobody really keeps up with patching and the multitudes of vulnerabilities are making the risks from delayed patching worse

Are companies who don’t..

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Prediction Series #2: Companies are unprepared for cyber attacks that continue to threaten ICS/SCADA systems

Critical infrastructure vulnerabilities persist

In 2018, we highlighted the extreme vulnerability of ICS/SCADA (Industrial Control..

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Prediction Series #1: Security systems are blind to memory-based threats

The failure of traditional security systems to see memory-based attacks poses data theft risks

You can’t protect what you can’t see. Process memory..

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Prediction Blog Series: Cybersecurity threats we expect to see in 2019

Death, taxes….and cyber threats

In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter that “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance..

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20 Spectre and Meltdown Attacks Demonstrated So Far and Rising: This Class of Threat Continues in 2019

Authors: Shauntinez Jakab, Michelle Netten

What you should know about Spectre Attacks

  • Branch misprediction is the basis for the attack
  • Attackers..
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The Year-Over-Year Trend of Significant Cyber Attacks Is Increasing Dramatically

With comparison infographic of cyber attacks 2017 & 2018

Significant data breach events have reached the unwelcome distinction of becoming a near..

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Even Over, Shutdowns Still Affect Contractor Staff Recruiting & Boost Hacker Activity

With comments and summary from Ray Demeo

Key Takeaways for Executives*

• The government shutdown made it harder for contractors to attract and..

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New Ursnif Bank Trojan Uses Fileless Infection To Steal Passwords & Remain Undetected

isBuzz, Information Security and Security Week, January 28, 2019, with comments by Ray DeMeo

Fileless Ursnif Trojan hits unsuspecting banks

A new..

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