TWINN Security News June 7, 2021

Welcome to this week in NerdNews (TWINN). Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Hackers Breached Colonial Pipeline Using Compromised Password. According to Mandiant, it was a compromised password that started it all. This is just another reminder that we must be vigilant to protect everything we possibly can…

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TWINN Security News May 31, 2021

Welcome to this week in NerdNews (TWINN). Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: It’s ransomware, or maybe a disk wiper, and it’s striking targets in Israel. This is actually a newly-discovered threat that SentinelOne dubbed Apostle. Apostle was at first a wiper but has become full-fledged ransomware. The…

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TWINN Security News May 24, 2021

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Cyber insurance premiums rise as ransomware, hacks continue, GAO finds. Still haven’t reached peak cyber insecurity, apparently. Ransomware strikes AXA shortly after insurer announces it will stop covering extortion fees. The two events are not necessarily linked, but wow. Senators roll out…

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TWINN Security News May 10, 2021

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: CISA Statement on the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Incident. This underscores the threat that ransomware poses to organizations regardless of size or sector. Severe vulnerabilities in Dell firmware update driver found and fixed. But who updates their Dell firmware? We obviously all should.…

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TWINN Security News April 12, 2021

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Pwn2Own contest results are interesting. So is the $200,000 award given for a new Exchange Server vulnerability, while the world still hasn’t solved ProxyLogon. Feel free to check on our adamnet.io/exchange2019honeypot  Windows and Linux devices are under attack by a new cryptomining worm. Easy…

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