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Bit defenders

February 21, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

This week international members of law enforcement patted themselves on the back for slaying the proverbial dragon of LockBit, but in reality, it’s just one head of the Hydra. I don’t mean to lessen or downplay that accomplishment either. This has been a serious blow to global cybercriminal activity and a victory against destabilizing actions taken by politically aligned criminal organizations (because let’s not pretend the ransomware gangs are largely state sponsored)....

Artificial Intelligence (AI), BlackCat, Cl0p, cybercriminals, data breach, LockBit, MOVEit, Ransomware

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Action1 releases free tool mitigating threat from MOVEit vulnerability

July 3, 2023SSN Staff

HOUSTON – The Action1 Corporation, a provider of a risk-based patch management platform has launched a free tool designed to empower IT teams in detecting compromised MOVEit instances and defending against ransomware attacks exploiting this vulnerability. Security Systems News briefly covered the initial effects of the MOVEit data breach which have continued to grow in scale and the number of victims. In order to help organizations mitigate the threat of MOVEit vulnerability, Action1...

Action1, data breach, Mike Walters, MOVEit, Ransomware

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MOVEit and lose it

June 28, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

A bad situation has continued to grow worse as the MOVEit exploit used by the CLOP ransomware gang has begun to stack up more victims. I wrote an article, a brief one, a couple of weeks ago detailing how the data breach had affected a number of state agencies that included the Motor Vehicle Departments of Louisiana and Oregon to name a few. In short, a lot of personal information made it into the hands of hackers, at least 6 million records alone from Louisiana. Things haven’t gotten...

Cybersecurity, data breach, Equifax, MOVEit, Ransomware, Schneider Electric, Siemens Electric, Yahoo

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