One of the largest sustained global cyber espionage campaigns is targeting managed IT service providers (MSPs) in order to gain access to MSP customer networks, known as Operation Cloud Hopper.
Quelle: Hackers Target Managed Service Providers to Breach Client Networks
Since the summer of 2016, more than 20 US based hospitality companies, which include hotels and restaurants, have been the victim of a successful cyber attack.
Quelle: Restaurants Taking Measure to Guard Against Hacks
Hackers breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system used across multiple states and gained access to more than 5.5 million Social Security Numbers, according to local news sources.
Quelle: Kansas System Hacked, Social Security Numbers of Millions Accessed Spanning 10 States
A hacker that goes by the name “BestBuy” admitted to a German court that he was behind an attack last year that knocked over a million offline.
Quelle: Hacker Admits to Mirai Attack Against Deutsche Telekom
Microsoft is going after Fancy Bear, the Russian hacking group that targeted the DNC, by wresting control of domain names controlled by the foreign spies.
Quelle: Putin’s Hackers Now Under Attack—From Microsoft
Among the companies targeted was a firm that operates a nuclear power plant in Kansas. It is not clear who was responsible.
Quelle: Hackers Are Targeting Nuclear Facilities, Homeland Security Dept. and F.B.I. Say
Without hypervisors, digitalization, which has already irrevocably changed the way 21st Century business works, would be severely crippled. Therefore, most individuals and organizations willingly overlook the vulnerability of the hypervisor layer in modern systems because the benefits from virtualization are so overwhelming. But the vulnerabilities are real and ignoring them is foolhardy. Fortunately, the risks can be mitigated.
Quelle: How to handle risks of hypervisor hacking
SambaCry is using a vulnerability in Samba installations to compromise Linux machines and use them as victims in a large cryptocurrency (Bitcoin or Monero or any other currency) mining process, also enables a remote attacker to hack into affected Linux systems. Samba said in a security advisory: “All versions of Samba from 3.5.0 onwards are […]
Quelle: Hackers now exploiting SambaCry vulnerability to attack Linux! – Tech World
Companies that install Avaya systems never seem to harden the servers. Hacking Avaya systems therefore is consistently easy, according to Anitian, an MSSP.
Quelle: Hacking Avaya Servers: An Ethical MSSP Cybersecurity Pro Explains How – MSSP Alert