Three UK telco bug has customers receiving and making random calls

Customers of the Three UK telco company are panicking as they receive a series of random phone calls due to an ongoing issue. Likewise, outbound calls from customers are being routed to random strangers. Three is the fourth-largest British telecom giant and Internet Service Provider (ISP) with 13.3 million subscribers as of 2020. Three telecom … Continue reading Three UK telco bug has customers receiving and making random calls

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk Research reports highlight growing concerns around insider negligence that leads to data breaches. While malicious insiders often make headlines, most enterprise data leaks are accidental — caused by end users who fail to follow corporate security policy or try to work around it. The "2020 Cost of … Continue reading Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk

Kconfig-Hardened-Check – A Tool For Checking The Hardening Options In The Linux Kernel Config

Motivation There are plenty of Linux kernel hardening config options. A lot of them are not enabled by the major distros. We have to enable these options ourselves to make our systems more secure. But nobody likes checking configs manually. So let the computers do their job! kconfig-hardened-check.py helps me to check the Linux kernel … Continue reading Kconfig-Hardened-Check – A Tool For Checking The Hardening Options In The Linux Kernel Config

Cisco Secure: Supporting NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Extending the alignment to include more Cisco products Why should you care? With so many security frameworks, it can be difficult to know where to start from. While many organizations are challenged with managing and improving their cybersecurity programs against the dynamic threat landscape, it’s not easy to pick one framework over another. So where … Continue reading Cisco Secure: Supporting NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Windows 10 KB5003690 fixes issues affecting gamers since March

Microsoft has fixed performance issues impacting gamers running Windows 10 21H1 and 20H2 with the latest Windows 10 build released for Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview Channel. "We fixed an issue in a small subset of users that have lower than expected performance in games after installing KB5000842 or later," the Windows Insider … Continue reading Windows 10 KB5003690 fixes issues affecting gamers since March

[eBook] 7 Signs You Might Need a New Detection and Response Tool

It's natural to get complacent with the status quo when things seem to be working. The familiar is comfortable, and even if something better comes along, it brings with it many unknowns. In cybersecurity, this tendency is countered by the fast pace of innovation and how quickly technology becomes obsolete, often overnight. This combination usually … Continue reading [eBook] 7 Signs You Might Need a New Detection and Response Tool

Announcing SecureX Academy

SecureX has changed the way our customers do the work of securing their environments. We have been able to bring together the Cisco Secure portfolio, 3rd party tools and data sources, and a robust platform architecture into which these technologies can be plugged, in a way that saves organizations time and money and increases their … Continue reading Announcing SecureX Academy

Akamai outage was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS protection service

An outage suffered by CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai revealed that the recent outage suffered by the company was caused by a problem with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. The Prolexic Routed DDoS … Continue reading Akamai outage was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS protection service

Expert found multiple flaws in Cisco Small Business 220 series

A researcher discovered multiple vulnerabilities in smart switches of Cisco’s Small Business 220 series, including some issues rated as high severity. Security researcher Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse has discovered multiple vulnerabilities Cisco’s Small Business 220 series smart switches. The vulnerabilities impact devices running firmware versions prior 1.2.0.6 and which have the web-based management interface enabled. The … Continue reading Expert found multiple flaws in Cisco Small Business 220 series

US supermarket chain Wegmans notifies customers of data breach

Wegmans Food Markets notified customers that some of their information was exposed after the company became aware that two of its databases were publicly accessible on the Internet because of a configuration issue. Wegmans is a 106-store major regional supermarket chain with stores in the mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions (i.e., New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, … Continue reading US supermarket chain Wegmans notifies customers of data breach