Expert In-out On Office 365 Now Checks Docs For Known Threats Before Editing

Microsoft today announced the general availability of the Office 365 Safe Documents security feature which expands the protection provided by Protected View by checking untrusted documents for risks and known threats. Safe Documents — launched in private preview in February — uses Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to scan documents opened in Protected view and block users from […]

Experts On Ryuk Ransomware Deployed Two Weeks After Trickbot Infection

Activity logs on a server used by the TrickBot trojan in post-compromise stages of an attack show that the actor takes an average of two weeks pivoting to valuable hosts on the network before deploying Ryuk ransomware. After compromising the network, the attacker starts scanning for live systems that have specific ports open and stealing password […]

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Availability Of Key Cloud Security Assessment And Guidance Documents In 10 Additional Languages

Cloud Controls Matrix, Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire, and PLA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance available to global audience The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, announced today that three of its most popular assessment and guidance documents that […]

New Twitter Breach – Security Expert Comments

It has been reported that Twitter has detailed a serious “security incident” on the billing information of businesses using the social media giant.  In a message to business owners on the platform, Twitter reported a data breach while using its advertisement and analytics platform. This meant that prior to May 20, 2020 certain details would be stored within a web […]

ESET Researchers Discover New Android Ransomware, Provide a Decryptor

A new ransomware family, which ESET detects as CryCryptor, has been targeting Android users in Canada under the guise of an official COVID-19 tracing app. ESET put an end to the attack. BRATISLAVA – June 24, 2020 – ESET researchers, thanks to a tweet announcing a discovery of what was thought to be Android banking malware, […]

Expert Insight On New WastedLocker ransomware

ZDNet is reporting Evil Corp, one of the biggest malware operations on the internet, has slowly returned to life after several of its members were charged by the US Department of Justice in December 2019. In a report shared with ZDNet today, Fox-IT, a division within the NCC Group, has detailed the group’s latest activities following […]