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Accenture hit by LockBit ransomware attack

August 16, 2021SSN Staff

DUBLIN, Ireland—Accenture, a global cyber consulting company providing management and consulting services, has been breached by a cyber threat using a strain of ransomware known as LockBit. LockBit attacks are known for their ability to encrypt Windows domains by using Active Directory group policies. Once a domain is infected, new group policies are generated by the malware and sent to devices linked to the network. Here, the policies disable the antivirus security and implement the malware. LockBit...


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The role of voice increasing, study finds

January 23, 2019Paul Ragusa

The role of voice within security is certainly growing, especially on the residential side of the equation, but as a recent study finds, consumers are embracing the power of the voice to control their phones, cars, homes and even security systems. In fact, standalone voice assistants—or smart speakers—are one of the fastest-adopted technologies in U.S. history and have a 98 percent satisfaction rate among U.S. consumers, according to a new research report from Accenture based on a global...

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