Penetration Testing Services: what to look for in a pen test provider

These days computers and the software that operate upon them touch practically every part of our professional and personal lives. The information they store, process and transmit is the foundation upon which businesses are built, how customer experiences are delivered, and how we find the best takeout food in our immediate area. So why is … Continue reading Penetration Testing Services: what to look for in a pen test provider

Nation-state actor hit Google with the largest DDoS attack

In an overview of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) trends targeting its network links, Google revealed that in 2017 a nation-state actor used massive firepower that amounted to more than 2.54 terabits per second. The actor targeted thousands of Google IP addresses at the same time and used several attack methods in a campaign that span across … Continue reading Nation-state actor hit Google with the largest DDoS attack

FIN11 hackers jump into the ransomware money-making scheme

FIN11, a financially-motivated hacker group with a history starting since at least 2016, has adapted malicious email campaigns to transition to ransomware as the main monetization method. The group runs high-volume operations, lately targeting companies primarily in North America and Europe from almost every industry sector to steal data and to deploy Clop ransomware. Recent … Continue reading FIN11 hackers jump into the ransomware money-making scheme

Intel’s Ice Lake Xeon processors get new security features

Intel today revealed the data security and privacy upgrades that will be introduced to the upcoming 3rd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors code-named Ice Lake and specifically built to power data center platforms. "Intel is doubling down on its Security First Pledge, bringing its pioneering and proven Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX) to the … Continue reading Intel’s Ice Lake Xeon processors get new security features

International law firm Seyfarth discloses ransomware attack

International law firm Seyfarth Shaw announced on Monday that it was the victim of a ransomware attack over the weekend. With more than 900 lawyers in 17 offices in America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions, the company made over $700 million in gross revenue last year, placing it in the lower half of the … Continue reading International law firm Seyfarth discloses ransomware attack