Tagged: Cybersecurity Tools

  • Common Entry Points #3 – Unpatched & Obsolete Operating Systems

    Common Entry Points #3 – Unpatched & Obsolete Operating Systems

    Military strategy is about knowing where an opponent’s weak points are and how to take advantage of them. It is the same concept for cyberattacks. External threat actors don’t bide their time chipping away at strong defenses.  Instead, they exploit known vulnerabilities such as unpatched operating systems. A single unpatched OS can be the entry…

  • Common Entry Points #2 – VPN

    Common Entry Points #2 – VPN

    In our last Common Entry Points post, we discussed how ITaaS can be a major weak link, providing bad actors entry into an infrastructure. Another common but often overlooked entry point for attackers is a business’s virtual private network (VPN). Work from home and bring your own device (BYOD) policies have led to expanded attack…

  • Common Entry Points #1 – ITaaS (IT as a Service) Part 2 

    Common Entry Points #1 – ITaaS (IT as a Service) Part 2 

    Assessing the weak links in your company network is an important part of cybersecurity. The people that sit behind the computer keyboards make up some of the weakest links, as there are always a small minority of users that will click on just about anything embedded or attached in an email despite being warned about…

  • Eternity Malware-as-a-Service: A Modular Tool Kit for Threat Actors

    Eternity Malware-as-a-Service: A Modular Tool Kit for Threat Actors

    An unknown threat actor is selling a new malware toolkit called Eternity Project. Cybercriminals can buy stealers, clippers, worms, miners, ransomware, and DDoS Bots for a few hundred dollars each. What’s most notable about this malware-as-a-service (MaaS) is that in addition to being available on a TOR website, the hacker behind it is brazenly promoting…

  • Common Entry Points #1 – ITaaS (IT as a service) Part 1

    Common Entry Points #1 – ITaaS (IT as a service) Part 1

    According to SonicWall’s 2022 Cyber Threat Report, nearly every category of cyberattack has increased in volume last year. The numbers point to an undeniable conclusion. SMB networks are under siege. In fact, let’s call it what it is. It’s a war out there. And while cyberattacks may not consist of traditional armies on the field…

  • Improve your network security by eliminating blind spots 

    Improve your network security by eliminating blind spots 

    Spaghetti and meatballs. Batman and Robin. Peanut butter and jelly. Notice a theme? Well, here are two other pairs that go together as clearly as these, but you might be less familiar with: cybersecurity and visibility, and threat actors, and vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity threats are at an all-time high as threat actors are ruthless and willing…

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