FBI warns of increasing Ragnar Locker ransomware activity

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Cyber Division has warned private industry partners of increased Ragnar Locker ransomware activity following a confirmed attack from April 2020. The MU-000140-MW flash alert issued to partners by the FBI yesterday was coordinated with DHS-CISA and it provides security professionals and system admins with indicators of compromise to … Continue reading FBI warns of increasing Ragnar Locker ransomware activity

4 ways to keep your companys and customers data private and build trust

Implementing appropriate data privacy is critical for company operations and success. Learn some of the challenges and solutions recommended to do the job right. Data privacy is more crucial than ever in this era of remote work and home offices. Companies must leverage multi-factor authentication (MFA), complex passwords, idle-session timeouts and strict security controls, while … Continue reading 4 ways to keep your companys and customers data private and build trust

Hacked Security Software Used in Novel South Korean Supply-Chain Attack

Lazarus Group is believed to be behind a spate of attacks that leverage stolen digital certificates tied to browser software that secures communication with government and financial websites in South Korea. The Lazarus cybercriminal group is using a novel supply-chain attack against visitors to websites operated by the South Korean government and financial firms, in … Continue reading Hacked Security Software Used in Novel South Korean Supply-Chain Attack

Schneider Electric published a security advisory on Drovorub Linux Malware

Schneider Electric is warning customers of the Drovorub Linux malware that was also analyzed recently by the NSA and the FBI. Schneider Electric published a security bulletin to warn customers of the Drovorub Linux malware, the malware was analyzed in a joint alert published in August by NSA and the FBI. According to the US … Continue reading Schneider Electric published a security advisory on Drovorub Linux Malware

Rakuten sends cashback emails to customers in error

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten had sent email notifications yesterday to many of its customers congratulating them on newly earned cashback. Today, they took their words (and the cash) back, informing the customers the communication had been sent in error. Periodic cashback emails from Rakuten Rewards, formerly Ebates, are frequently sent to customers of Rakuten apps, … Continue reading Rakuten sends cashback emails to customers in error