REvil Returns: Diving Deeper Into the Kaseya VSA Ransomware Attack

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes In a recent event, Kaseya – the US-based software provider for MSPs and IT Teams has reported a worldwide Supply Chain Attack on July 2, 2021 taking advantage of US Independence Day as a leverage since the strength of staffs to monitor the attack would be less. The hacker group …

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Kaseya obtains universal decryptor key for recent REvil ransomware attacks

A company spokesperson confirmed that the key works but won’t reveal the source, saying only that it came from a trusted third party. Image: mundissima/Shutterstock Hit by a severe cyberattack earlier this month, IT enterprise firm Kaseya said on Thursday that it obtained a universal decryptor key for recent victims of the REvil ransomware. Kaseya …

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7 Hot Cyber Threat Trends to Expect at Black Hat

Enterprise Vulnerabilities From DHS/US-CERT’s National Vulnerability Database CVE-2021-24036PUBLISHED: 2021-07-23 Passing an attacker controlled size when creating an IOBuf could cause integer overflow, leading to an out of bounds write on the heap with the possibility of remote code execution. This issue affects versions of folly prior to v2021.07.22.00. This issue affects HHVM versions prior …

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My Journey from Intern to Principal Engineer

Written by Shuborno, Principal Engineer At McAfee, architects and engineers continuously have opportunities to make decisions that impact customers and propel exciting and meaningful careers. They also work with leaders focused on supporting their learning and growth. These truths have been constant and driving forces for me throughout my 15+ years with the company. Today, …

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Popular Wi‑Fi routers still using default passwords making them susceptible to attacks

To mitigate the chances of their Wi-Fi home routers being compromised, users would do well to change the manufacturer’s default access credentials One in 16 home Wi-Fi routers is still sporting the manufacturer’s default admin password, a recent study conducted by technology website Comparitech revealed. This flaw could allow cybercriminals to conduct all manner of cyberattacks, including …

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