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
New Orleans to Boost Cyber Insurance to $10M Post-Ransomware
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2019 | 3:39:46 PM
Ryuk
The New Orleans attack reportedly started with a phishing email. It's believed the Ryuk strain of ransomware was used in this attack, Common and easy to do apparently.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2019 | 3:36:35 PM
Schools
. A total of 72 US school districts or educational institutions have suffered ransomware campaigns. Obviously schools are a good and easy target for ransomware.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2019 | 3:34:53 PM
phishing email
The New Orleans attack reportedly started with a phishing email. Obviously it is still the human being the weakest link.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2019 | 3:32:51 PM
4000 computer
officials took roughly 4,000 computers offline and are in the process of cleaning them up and investigating them I beg this room good amount of effort and cost.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/28/2019 | 3:30:53 PM
insurance policy
Obviously insurance policy is not a preventive option, then assume they will get additional attacks so they go after insurance.
dichvuvietbaithue
50%
50%
dichvuvietbaithue,
User Rank: Apprentice
12/25/2019 | 10:53:34 AM
thanks
thanks


COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff 5/22/2020
How an Industry Consortium Can Reinvent Security Solution Testing
Henry Harrison, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, Garrison,  5/21/2020
Is Zero Trust the Best Answer to the COVID-19 Lockdown?
Dan Blum, Cybersecurity & Risk Management Strategist,  5/20/2020
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win a Starbucks Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: This comment is waiting for review by our moderators.
Current Issue
How Cybersecurity Incident Response Programs Work (and Why Some Don't)
This Tech Digest takes a look at the vital role cybersecurity incident response (IR) plays in managing cyber-risk within organizations. Download the Tech Digest today to find out how well-planned IR programs can detect intrusions, contain breaches, and help an organization restore normal operations.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2020-13616
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
The boost ASIO wrapper in net/asio.cpp in Pichi before 1.3.0 lacks TLS hostname verification.
CVE-2020-13614
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
An issue was discovered in ssl.c in Axel before 2.17.8. The TLS implementation lacks hostname verification.
CVE-2020-13615
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
lib/QoreSocket.cpp in Qore before 0.9.4.2 lacks hostname verification for X.509 certificates.
CVE-2020-9046
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
A vulnerability in all versions of Kantech EntraPass Editions could potentially allow an authorized low-privileged user to gain full system-level privileges by replacing critical files with specifically crafted files.
CVE-2020-12388
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
The Firefox content processes did not sufficiently lockdown access control which could result in a sandbox escape. *Note: this issue only affects Firefox on Windows operating systems.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 68.8 and Firefox < 76.