Author: Alexandra Driscoll

The New Year is upon us. We’ve shaken off the food comas and hangovers, changed out of our pajamas and back into our big kid clothes and pinned a new calendar to the wall. Many of us see a new year as a fresh start,...

Emerging Threat - Juniper ScreenOS Backdoor An advisory has been issued that unauthorized code in the ScreenOS software that powers Juniper's NetScreen firewalls has been discovered. There are two distinct issues: a backdoor in the VPN implementation that allows a passive eavesdropper to decrypt traffic and a second backdoor...

The topic of cybersecurity was scalding hot this past year. It was debated by politicians, observed critically and thoughtfully by businesses worldwide, and misunderstood by countless consumers. From a technological standpoint, the breakthroughs that have occurred over the last few years are absolutely astounding. Our lives as human...

2015 is coming to a close. We’ve seen a lot this past year in the world of technology. 3D printing is breaking new ground, the Internet of Things is connecting our devices like never before, and cyber security is reaching a boiling point; so much...

New Detection Technique - Joomla RCE A deserialization vulnerability in Joomla can lead to remote code execution (RCE). Exploitation of the vulnerability had been observed prior to the release of the official patch from the Joomla team. Since the patch release there has been widespread scanning activity looking...

The holiday season is in full swing. We’re normally not prepared for it, and we scramble to gather ourselves. After Thanksgiving, when most people begin their holiday shopping, it’s common to charge out to local stores and make extravagant purchases. Despite the ability to purchase...

Browsing the Internet is pretty simple these days. Pretty much every computer in almost every place has an Internet connection, and for the average user all it takes to access web pages and other content is a web browser. Some of the most common web browsers...

Leading MSSP, Neovera, is named a Gold Partner by WatchGuard Technologies, taking cyber security monitoring and actionable threat intelligence to a new level of expertise and sophistication. RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Neovera, Inc. has been named a WatchGuardONE Gold Partner by WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in multi-function firewalls....

Emerging Threat - CopyKittens APT activity Matryoshka is malware built by CopyKittens, an espionage group that has been attacking Israeli targets. Matryoshka is spread through spear phishing with a document attached to it. The document has either a malicious macro that the victim is asked to enable or an...

We talk about it all the time, too much for our liking, but data breaches are occurring at an alarming rate. This year is one of the worst on record for data breaches, and there were so many that you probably didn’t hear about all...