REvil Ransomware Group Resurfaces Online

Following the news that the operators behind the REvil ransomware group have resurfaced after allegedly closing shop following the widespread attack on Kaseya, please see below comments from security experts.

Expert Reaction on Personal Data of 9,000 French Visa Applicants Exposed

Flash Zero Day vulnerabilities

It has been reported that the French authorities have announced that the personal data of almost 9,000 people who applied for a French visa have been put at risk. It was due to a cyber attack against the country’s official visa application website that took place a month ago, on August 10. According to a […]

TeamTNT Hacking For Crypto – Using Open Source Attacks, Experts Weigh In

Automatic Protection of Sensitive Applications

BACKGROUND: AT&T Alien labs has published a report detailing how the TeamTNT hacking group is using a wide variety of open source tools to mine the crypto coin Monero on systems worldwide. The team has been spotted targeting AWS credentials and Kubernetes installations for their mining purposes. Since just this past July, Alien Labs says, […]

Ransomware Attacks Preparation And Off-line READ-ONLY Storage Saves The Day

A couple of years ago I was contacted by a local SME Engineering business, after they had embarrassingly been impacted by a Ransomware attack, denying the business access to several their critical engineering assets and templates, resulting of course in client impact, and a black mark against their trusted reputation. As they, like many SME’s […]