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Articles and Comments By Kevin Bocek

Expert Commentary
Datadog Changes RPM Signing Key Exposed in CircleCI Hack
January 18 , 2023 by Kevin Bocek
“Another day, another software supply chain attack. It’s clear that this type of threat isn’t...
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State-Sponsored Actor Targets Cert Authority, Government Agencies In Multiple Asian Countries
November 16 , 2022 by Kevin Bocek
The compromise of a digital certificate authority (CA) is bad news. CAs are a vital centerpiece in t...
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What Experts Say On Australian Goverment Plans To Outlawing Ransomware Paymennts
November 17 , 2022 by Kevin Bocek
The proposal from the Australian government on banning ransomware payments is sound as it’d hit ra...
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OpenSSL Recent Vulnerability, What Experts Say?
November 02 , 2022 by Kevin Bocek
Patching this new OpenSSL vulnerability is just the start, as it demonstrates how machine identities...
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BlackByte Ransomware’s New Double Extortion Capabilities
October 24 , 2022 by Kevin Bocek
Following attacks on US critical infrastructure, the FBI released an advisory on BlackByte ransomwar...
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North Korean Threat Group Lazarus Up To Old Tricks With New Malware Attack Targeting Mac OS Systems
August 18 , 2022 by Kevin Bocek
The North Korean APT group Lazarus has made a real name for itself with its cyberespionage campaigns...
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International Intelligence Agency Warns Of Russian Cyber Attacks
April 22 , 2022 by Kevin Bocek
Luckily for Cisco, this vulnerability was discovered by a researcher and not an attacker, or this wo...
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Lapsus$ Ransomware Continues Its Attack: OKTA Is Its Latest Victim
March 23 , 2022 by Kevin Bocek
Attacks targeting software builds are becoming more common for several reasons. Firstly, hitting one...
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Data Privacy Day – Expert Commentary
January 27 , 2022 by Kevin Bocek
Let’s Encrypt has boomed in popularity with developers over the last few years, as it gives develo...
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Cybercriminals Spoof Brave Browser Website to Trick Users into Downloading Malware – Response From Security Expert
August 03 , 2021 by Kevin Bocek
This is a very brazen and clever example of spoofing. How many of us would immediately be able to sp...
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Windows 11 to Include DNS-Over-HTTPS – Response from Security Expert
June 30 , 2021 by Kevin Bocek
This is a welcome move from Microsoft. Encrypting DNS on what will undoubtedly become one of the wor...
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New Kubernetes Malware Backdoors Clusters Via Windows Containers, Expert Weighs In
June 08 , 2021 by Kevin Bocek
This is no surprise. This is yet another example of hackers targeting developer pipelines and underl...
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Security Researchers Find That Nearly Half Of All Malware Hidden By TLS Encryption
April 22 , 2021 by Kevin Bocek
Organisations should never assume that traffic is safe just because it’s encrypted. For cybercrimi...
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UK Government’s Integrated Review Published Today, Puts Cyber At Centre Of Defence Strategy
March 16 , 2021 by Kevin Bocek
The national security review underlines what the security community has known for some time: our cri...
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SolarWinds Supply Chain Cyberattack - Experts Insight
December 14 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
It should come as no surprise that sophisticated hackers like those from Russia are seeking to infil...
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Firefox Update Offers Always-on HTTPS – Response From Industry Expert.
November 19 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
This is a welcome move from Mozilla, and an important step towards a fully-encrypted web that on the...
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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Websites To Be Marked As Insecure In Latest Chrome Update – Response From Industry Expert
March 18 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
TLS certificates are a vital type of machine identity, part of the system of online trust that our e...
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U.S. Health Agency Suffers Cyber-Attack - Expert Reaction
March 17 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
The attack on US Health & Human Services department is a clear sign that we’ll soon face a cyber a...
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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Websites To Be Marked As Insecure In Latest Firefox Update – Response From Industry Expert
March 11 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
TLS certificates are a vital type of machine identity, part of the system of online trust that our e...
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Experts Reaction On Millions Of Websites Face 'Insecure' Warnings
March 05 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
Digital certificates, such as those issued by Let’s Encrypt, provide machines – be that websites...
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Let’s Encrypt Launches Multi-perspective Domain Validation – Response From Industry Expert
February 25 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
It’s great to see Let’s Encrypt increase the level of validation they use to better demonstrate...
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Experts Reaction On Microsoft Teams Suffers Major Worldwide Outage Due To Expire Certificate
February 04 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
Microsoft is experiencing something that happens every day to Global 5000 businesses. Certificates c...
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Major Flaw In Windows 10 Discovered By The NSA - Experts Reactions
January 15 , 2020 by Kevin Bocek
Every Windows device relies on trust established by TLS and code signing certificates, which act as...
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New Crypto-cracking Record - Expert Comments
December 05 , 2019 by Kevin Bocek
“We’re all face a ticking clock when it comes encryption keys, it’s only a matter of time unti...
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Security Intelligence Expert On Cisco Routers Embedded Encryption Keys Security Issue
November 08 , 2019 by Kevin Bocek
Security researchers discovered that the same keys and certificates, which act as machine identities...
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NEWS: Firefox To Roll Out Major User Privacy Update
September 09 , 2019 by Kevin Bocek
This is a welcome move from Mozilla. Encrypting DNS on one of the world’s most popular browsers ma...