Doug Olenick

Enslaved Word Press sites attack sister-sites in botnet attack

Enslaved Word Press sites attack sister-sites in botnet attack

Threat actors have created a botnet army using 20,000 infected Word Press sites that is, in turn, assaulting other Word Press websites using dictionary-style brute force attacks in an attempt to gain access.

DarkVishnya steals millions using attached devices to hack bank computers

DarkVishnya steals millions using attached devices to hack bank computers

A cyber-bank robbery outfit proved to the detriment of several Eastern European banks the necessity of physically securing computer assets that could give an attacker direct access to their network.

Humble Bundle breach could be first step in wider attack

Humble Bundle breach could be first step in wider attack

Sometimes a basic data breach is just the first step in a larger campaign.

Kubernetes vulnerability impacting Red Hat OpenShift

Kubernetes vulnerability impacting Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat has disclosed a flaw in that was reported by the Kubernetes' community that if left unpatched could give an unauthorised party the ability to escalate their privileges on Kubernetes installations, including Red Hat OpenShift.

Marriott hit with two class action suits over data breach

Marriott hit with two class action suits over data breach

Two law firms have filed class-action suits against Marriott on behalf of the 500 million customers impacted by the hotel chain's data breach, with one asking for US$ 12.5 billion (£9.8 billion) in restitution.

Marriott breach exposes more than just customer info

Marriott breach exposes more than just customer info

Marriott's massive data breach exposed more than just 500 million customer records, it is also shining a light on the role cyber-security needs to play when a firm is in acquisition mode.

Cyber security venture capital investments

Cyber security venture capital investments

A roundup of venture capital investments in Cyber Security in 2018 to date.

Dell's belated data breach notification angers cybersecurity industry execs

Dell's belated data breach notification angers cybersecurity industry execs

Dell customers who had to reset their passwords earlier this month learned that action was taken due to a data breach, a fact it took the company several weeks to disclose.

Brazilian-made bank trojan

Brazilian-made bank trojan

When it comes to banking trojans Brazil is not only a leading manufacturer, but most often its residents bear the brunt of these attacks, however, Cybereason has found the same malware used has spread worldwide.

Database breach affects 2.6 million Atrium Health patients

Database breach affects 2.6 million Atrium Health patients

Atrium Health has reported a massive data breach exposing the PII of more than 2.6 million clients after someone gained access to a database belonging to a third-party vendor.