Throughout 2019, Radware’s Threat Research Center (TRC) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) have been monitoring and defending against an increasing number of TCP reflection attacks. TCP reflection attacks, such as SYN-ACK reflection attacks, have been less popular among attackers until recently. The lack of popularity was mainly due to the wrong assumption that TCP reflection… Read more »
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A ransomware attack hitting several computer systems at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York caused permanent loss of some patient’s data. The hospital tried to recover the data but all efforts were in vain. This indicates that a ransom for decrypting the files was not paid. Medical records unrecoverable The attack occurred in late… Read more »
The Russian-backed Turla cyber-espionage group used stolen malware and hijacked infrastructure from the Iranian-sponsored OilRig to attack targets from dozens of countries according to a joint United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) advisory published today.
Data breach lookup site Have I Been Pwned has added the stolen data from the StreetEasy and Sephora data breaches to their engine so that users can check if their information was exposed. According to HIBP, StreetEasy was hit with a data breach in June 2016 that disclosed the information for close to 1 million users…. Read more »
Malware or computer virus can infect your computer in several different ways, but one of the most common methods of its delivery is through malicious file attachments over emails that execute the malware when you open them. Therefore, to protect its users from malicious scripts and executable, Microsoft is planning to blacklist 38 additional file… Read more »