Expert Reacted On Poor Password Security At WeWork

A shared user account used by WeWork employees to access printer settings and print jobs had such an incredibly simple password that a customer guessed it, according to TechCrunch. WeWork customers normally have an assigned seven-digit username and a four-digit passcode used for printing documents at WeWork locations. But the username for the account used […]

Expert On News: University Email Hijacking Attacks Push Phishing, Malware

It has been reported that cybercriminals are hijacking legitimate email accounts from more than a dozen universities – including Oxford University, Purdue University, and Stanford University – and using the accounts to bypass detection and trick victims into handing over their email credentials or installing malware. Researchers said in 2020 so far they have discovered a […]

Experts Reacted On Wisconsin Republican Party Says Hackers Stole $2.3 Million

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Hackers stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party’s account that was being used to help reelect President Donald Trump in the key battleground state, the party’s chairman told The Associated Press on Thursday. The party noticed the suspicious activity on Oct. 22 and contacted the FBI on Friday, said Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt. […]

Three Ways To Hack An Election

Election security is about cybersecurity In 2020, securing elections is chiefly a matter of cybersecurity. Since I founded Data Connectors in 1999, we have been fueling the collaboration of government agencies with cybersecurity professionals and solution providers. As a voter, I set out to see what they know that could help us understand more about […]

Home Depot Data Breach/Leak – Experts Insight And Next Steps

In response to news that Home Depot sent some Canadian customers the order data of hundreds of other of the company’s customers (see links at bottom), cybersecurity experts commented below on next steps that Home Depot should take immediately to help inform and prepare those whose data has been compromised. Experts Comments November 02, 2020 […]

Security Expert Re: Microsoft Warns Again About Critical Zerologon Vulnerability

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Microsoft issued yet another warning that threat actors are continuing to actively exploit systems unpatched against the ZeroLogon privilege escalation vulnerability in the Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC). On Windows Server devices where the vulnerability was not patched, attackers can spoof a domain controller account to steal domain credentials and take over the entire domain following […]