Hackers Use Zero-day To Mass-wipe My Book Live Devices

Insider Threats Lead to Costly Security Breaches

BACKGROUND: A zero-day vulnerability in Western Digital My Book Live NAS device has allowed a threat actor to perform a mass-factory reset of devices last week including admin passwords. Once reset, the user will lost the data and will not be able to access their accounts.

CISA Ransomware Assessment Tool Released

BACKGROUND: The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released the Ransomware Readiness Assessment (RRA), a new module for its Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET). RRA is a security audit self-assessment tool for organizations that want to understand better how well they are equipped to defend against and recover from ransomware attacks targeting their information technology […]

PoC Exploit Accidentally Leaks for Dangerous Windows PrintNightmare Bug

Insecure

Cybersecurity researchers published a proof-of-concept code to GitHub along with additional technical information. It appears this publication was accidental and the post was removed, but not before it was cloned. The PoC is, however, still available in other GitHub repositories. Originally listed in Microsoft’s June Patch Tuesday as a low severity elevation of privilege vulnerability, CVE-2021-1675 was revised on June […]

Is The NHS Rushing Into Tackling Record Waiting Lists With AI

The NHS plans to deploy AI to tackle the backlog of waiting lists exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. A £160 million scheme announced last month plans to implement some radical new technology-driven measures in order to reduce the NHS’s record 4.7 million waiting list. For example, more GP patients will be given the option to […]