LA School Pays $28,000 In Ransomware

Following the news that A Los Angeles school has made a US $28,000 ransomware payment after hackers raided its network. Attackers had encrypted enough to ruin computer services, email, and messaging at the Los Angeles Community College District. Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at Lieberman Software commented below. Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at […]

FireMon Announces Future Support For Check Point R80 Devices

Company Extends Industry Lead with Most Comprehensive Support for Large, Complex Networks FireMon, the global leader in Network Security Policy Management (NSPM), today confirmed its intention to support Check Point R80 security management. It is the latest addition to the list of supported technologies that also includes Cisco, F5 Networks, Fortinet, Intel Security (McAfee), Juniper, […]

ESEA Hacked, 1.5 Million Records Leaked After Alleged Failed Extortion Attempt

E-Sports Entertainment Association (ESEA), one of the largest competitive video gaming communities on the planet, was hacked last December. As a result, a database containing 1.5 million player profiles was compromised. IT security experts from Tripwire, ESET and Positive Technologies comment below. . Tyler Reguly, Manager of Software Development at Tripwire: “There is a lot of money […]

123-Reg Hit By Yet Another DDoS Attack

Portmap Attacks

Following the news that hosting website 123-reg has been hit by yet another distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, Stephanie Weagle, VP at Corero Network Security commented below. Stephanie Weagle, VP at Corero Network Security: “Hosting providers are at increased risk for DDoS attacks impacting their network environment and their hosted tenants, due to the number of […]