Cyber Security

TWINN Security News June 28
by Niles Nerd

Welcome to this week in NerdNews (TWINN). Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:

A week after arrests, Cl0p ransomware group dumps new tranche of stolen data. Just when it seemed law enforcement had taken them down, it’s clear that the group is continuing to conduct cybercrime.

SolarWinds hackers could have been waylaid by simple countermeasure -US officials. We try and not make this a “I told you so” moment, but the official recommendation of focusing on outbound or egress control is now gaining mainstream attention.

A well-meaning feature leaves millions of Dell PCs vulnerable. This is a common theme where a new feature introduces new vulnerabilities.

74% of Q1 Malware Was Undetectable Via Signature-Based Tools. Just another lesson that defense must be in depth and endpoint security alone is 74% ineffective when using signature-based tools.

“I’m totally screwed.” WD My Book Live users wake up to find their data deleted. Reminiscent of the QNAP attack from a few months ago. Disconnect now if you have a WD MyBook still not attacked.

Did you know?

Shadow.tech and Authentic8 are two solutions that completely outsource the risk of browsing the web.

For a video version of this see https://youtu.be/AVs1E2AwF_0

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