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Microsoft Faces Intense Scrutiny Over Cybersecurity Practices

Introduction In a pivotal hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee, Microsoft President Brad Smith faced rigorous questioning regarding the company's cybersecurity measures, leaving it vulnerable to the Microsoft Exchange Online intrusion. This scrutiny follows the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cyber...

Micro-Segmentation: Balancing Security Benefits with Implementation Challenges

Introduction Micro-segmentation is a buzzword in the IT world, promising enhanced security and streamlined network management. It's a cutting-edge technique designed to improve network security by dividing a network into smaller, isolated segments, each with its own set of security rules. However,...

The Rise of Autonomous GPT-4 Bots: Revolutionizing Cybersecurity with AI-Driven Exploits

In a demonstration of artificial intelligence capabilities, researchers have successfully infiltrated over half of their test websites using autonomous teams of GPT-4 bots. These bots, exhibiting remarkable coordination and the ability to spawn new bots as needed, exploited previously unknown real-world...

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Breaking: Major Firms Hit by Alarming Ransomware Blitz!

In an era where digital data is as valuable as physical assets, the specter of cyber threats looms large. Two recent incidents at Sabre Insurance and Fidelity National Finance (FNF) have cast a spotlight on a particularly insidious form of these...

Botnet Spreads Mirai Malware via Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats, a new and active malware campaign has emerged, employing not one but two zero-day vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities come equipped with remote code execution (RCE) capabilities, enabling the malicious actors behind them to ensnare routers...

LockBit Ransomware Group Leaks Alleged Boeing Files After Cyberattack

The LockBit ransomware group has reportedly leaked gigabytes of files claimed to be stolen from aerospace giant Boeing. The group initially named Boeing on its leak website, stating that a substantial amount of sensitive data had been taken, but later removed...

Chess.com Faces Data Breach: Over 800,000 User Records Leaked

A threat actor known as 'DrOne' has claimed responsibility for leaking a scraped database from Chess.com, a popular online platform for chess enthusiasts, exposing the personal data of over 800,000 registered users. The leaked records, disclosed on Breach Forums, include full...

Ransomware Attack on China’s Biggest Bank Disrupts Treasury Market Trades

Wall Street is grappling with the repercussions of a ransomware attack on China's Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the nation's largest bank. The attack, which targeted ICBC's New York unit, disrupted trading in the $25 trillion market for US...

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Five Penetration Testing Frameworks and Methodologies

Pentesting aims to evaluate information security measures through the eyes of a potential attacker with the aim of testing the effectiveness of security controls. A security practitioner tasked with penetration...

Defense in Depth – The Layered Approach to Cybersecurity

Defense In Depth is a common terminology in modern-day cybersecurity practices. It is a strategy that employs a series of mechanisms, also known as controls, to stop an attack...

How to Become a Cybersecurity Expert

Cybersecurity has become increasingly popular in the last decade. It has seen great interest from technical and non-technical people wanting to take their opportunity in the field. Security breaches...

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How to Become a Cybersecurity Expert

Cybersecurity has become increasingly popular in the last decade. It has seen great interest from technical and non-technical people wanting to take their opportunity in the field. Security breaches...

A List of Tools to Help you Detect the Log4j Vulnerability

How can you detect the Log4j zero day vulnerability (known as Log4shell)? Here’s a list of FREE Log4j vulnerability scanner tools. Amazon Inspector and AWS The Amazon Inspector team has created coverage for...

Find Information About a Person on Instagram with OSINTgram

OSINT or "Open Source INTeligence" plays a critical role in the field of cybersecurity. It can be used by your company to boost your company's defenses or as a...

Penetration Testing

Five Penetration Testing Frameworks and Methodologies

Pentesting aims to evaluate information security measures through the eyes of a potential attacker with the aim of testing the effectiveness of security controls. A security practitioner tasked with penetration...

A List of Tools to Help you Detect the Log4j Vulnerability

How can you detect the Log4j zero day vulnerability (known as Log4shell)? Here’s a list of FREE Log4j vulnerability scanner tools. Amazon Inspector and AWS The Amazon Inspector team has created coverage for...

Find Information About a Person on Instagram with OSINTgram

OSINT or "Open Source INTeligence" plays a critical role in the field of cybersecurity. It can be used by your company to boost your company's defenses or as a...