Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:
5 High Impact Flaws Affect Cisco Routers, Switches, IP Phones and Cameras.
Patch patch patch.
Several Cisco-manufactured network equipments have been found vulnerable to five new security vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to take complete control over them, and subsequently, over the enterprise networks they power.
Facebook’s Twitter, Instagram Accounts Hacked.
Always be careful with third party access!
A group of hackers called OurMine hijacked some of Facebook’s official Twitter and Instagram accounts over the weekend through a third-party social media management service.
Signed hardware drivers used in order to delete security products.
Always do security in layers.
Sophos has been investigating two different ransomware attacks where the adversaries deployed a legitimate, digitally signed hardware driver in order to delete security products from the targeted computers just prior to performing the destructive file encryption portion of the attack.
Emotet continues to infect systems and hurt users to this day.
Going on 5 years now!
You may have heard about Emotet in the news. What is it: Ancient Egyptian king, your teenage sister’s favorite emo band? We’re afraid not.
Read More: Let’s talk Emotet malware
Phishing Email leads to Ransomware (article in Dutch).
Keep up the defenses!