Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Key Biscayne Hit by Cybersecurity Attack
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
tdsan
tdsan,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 6:13:40 PM
Re: Burnt by the Stove
Ok, if a person is ignorant, how can he/she be knowledge? They could be knowledge in a particular area but not in IT security, again it goes back taking advantage of the resources and implmenting proper controls, training and quarterly simulation attacks to test where they are in the cybersecurity process (of course there are other areas like HR, Admin training, Building Security, Development/Training, CMMI coding design, etc.).

T
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 5:43:27 PM
Re: Burnt by the Stove
because there are a number of organizations who they could contracted to address this problem (FireEye, Comodo, Cisco, VMware, IBM, etc). These organizations can help a organization to protect themselves, however it always starts with the organization itself, they need to have a mindset that they want to protect themselves.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 5:40:56 PM
Re: Burnt by the Stove
This says to me there is a lack of knowledge and understanding when it comes to this type of attack I think knowledge is there, it is just ignorance, nobody will need my data. Big trap.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 5:39:37 PM
Re: Burnt by the Stove
But the frequency of these attacks should provide evidence to why a sufficient data backup program is required That is so true. Not if you are going to be attacked, you will be or you already have been.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 5:37:41 PM
Re: Burnt by the Stove
I find that many wont reform their bad habits until they themselves are burnt by the stove. Its the mindset This is exactly true. Until get hit not understanding true importance of being protected from attacks.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 5:36:36 PM
ransomware
Sometime if you have insurance paying ransomware is cheaper than trying to recover data with your own resources.
tdsan
tdsan,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 2:54:32 PM
Re: Burnt by the Stove
I agree, look at Atlanta, Baltimore and other  areas in Florida. This says to me there is a lack of knowledge and understanding when it comes to this type of attack
Quote - "Baltimore and two cities in Florida have fallen victim to ransomware in recent weeks, and Atlanta's mayor advocated for more federal help in protecting against ransomware in Congress Tuesday. Atlanta and Baltimore are each spending spend millions on the clean-up from their attacks. In Florida, Riviera Beach paid $600,000 and Lake City almost $500,000 to get their data unlocked, according to representatives from those cities."

 The mayor from Atlanta stated that she needed more federal assistance in addressing the problem. I am not sure if that is the case, because there are a number of organizations who they could have contracted to address this problem (FireEye, Comodo, Cisco, VMware, IBM, etc). To the point Ryan made, they are only willing to do something if they have been burned (this sounds similar to OPM, but that is for another conversation).

Todd
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 8:35:57 AM
Burnt by the Stove
I find that many wont reform their bad habits until they themselves are burnt by the stove. Its the mindset "This won't happen to me" that sinks them. But the frequency of these attacks should provide evidence to why a sufficient data backup program is required.

"A smart person learns from their own mistakes, but a brilliant person learns from others."
<<   <   Page 2 / 2


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
The Promise and Reality of Cloud Security
Cloud security has been part of the cybersecurity conversation for years but has been on the sidelines for most enterprises. The shift to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic and digital transformation projects have moved cloud infrastructure front-and-center as enterprises address the associated security risks. This report - a compilation of cutting-edge Black Hat research, in-depth Omdia analysis, and comprehensive Dark Reading reporting - explores how cloud security is rapidly evolving.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2023-25136
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-03
OpenSSH server (sshd) 9.1 introduced a double-free vulnerability during options.kex_algorithms handling. This is fixed in OpenSSH 9.2. The double free can be triggered by an unauthenticated attacker in the default configuration; however, the vulnerability discoverer reports that &quot;exploiting thi...
CVE-2023-25139
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-03
sprintf in the GNU C Library (glibc) 2.37 has a buffer overflow (out-of-bounds write) in some situations with a correct buffer size. This is unrelated to CWE-676. It may write beyond the bounds of the destination buffer when attempting to write a padded, thousands-separated string representation of ...
CVE-2022-48074
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-03
An issue in NoMachine before v8.2.3 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted .nxs file.
CVE-2023-25135
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-03
vBulletin before 5.6.9 PL1 allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTTP request that triggers deserialization. This occurs because verify_serialized checks that a value is serialized by calling unserialize and then checking for errors. The fixed versions are...
CVE-2022-4634
PUBLISHED: 2023-02-03
All versions prior to Delta Electronic&acirc;&euro;&trade;s CNCSoft version 1.01.34 (running ScreenEditor versions 1.01.5 and prior) are vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, which could allow an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code.