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Articles and Comments By Tim Erlin

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Comment: Linkedin Becomes The Most Impersonated Brand For Phishing Attacks
April 21 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
If imitation is the greatest form of flattery, then LinkedIn should be very flattered. The increase...
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Joint Cybersecurity Advisory Warns Of Blockchain Hackers Targeting Developers And DevOps teams
April 20 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
This campaign combines multiple popular trends into an attack. The alert from CISA describes a spear...
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Microsoft Announces Windows Autopatch, Cybersecurity Experts Weigh In
April 12 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
Keeping software up-to-date is one of the most effective preventative measures that an organization...
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Brokenwire Hack Could Let Remote Attackers Disrupt Charging For Electric Vehicles
April 07 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
While this attack clearly isn’t being deployed at scale today, this type of research is invaluable...
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Security Experts On PCI DSS 4.0 Released
April 01 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
The PCI DSS is a standard with tenure in the industry, with the first version being introduced in 20...
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Over 100,000 Medical Infusion Pumps Vulnerable To Years Old Critical Bug
March 04 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
Many connected medical devices simply aren’t designed to be updated once deployed, which makes pat...
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Lawmakers Urge IRS to Halt Plan To Use Facial Recognition Technology - Cyber Experts Comment
February 08 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
Facial recognition technology is polarizing in general, and for many the concept of the government t...
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News Corp Journalists Emails Hacked, China Blamed
February 07 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
It’s time to remind ourselves that there is always more information to be discovered after the ini...
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Cyber Hacking Soars During Home Working, Research Suggests
February 01 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
It should be no surprise that the massive, global shift to working from home has changed the cyberse...
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FL Broward Health 1.3M Patient Data Breach
January 05 , 2022 by Tim Erlin
This incident is a good reminder that the effectiveness of your organization’s cybersecurity exten...
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FBI System Hacked To Email Warning Fake Cyberattacks
November 16 , 2021 by Tim Erlin
It’s unfortunate that a simple modification of the traffic between a user and this web application...
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Expert Reacted On ‘Trojan Source’ Bug Threatens The Security Of All Code
November 02 , 2021 by Tim Erlin
This is a difficult vulnerability for the average person to understand. Not only is it buried in sev...
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Sinclair TV Confirms Cyber Attack – Expert Comments
October 19 , 2021 by Tim Erlin
No one wants to be the victim of a ransomware attack. Being prepared involves more than having backu...
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United Nations’ Computers Breached by Hackers
September 12 , 2021 by Tim Erlin
Stolen credentials continue to be a significant problem and a primary means of gaining initial acces...
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Expert Comment: Howard University Cancels Classes After The Ransomware Attack
September 08 , 2021 by Tim Erlin
Taking systems offline doesn’t always mean that those specific systems have been affected by ranso...
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Biden Says Cybersecurity Is The ‘Core National Security Challenge’ At CEO Summit, Experts Reacted
August 27 , 2021 by Tim Erlin
This kind of high-profile meeting is the tip of the iceberg for a larger effort to change the cybers...
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Experts Insight On US Pipeline Shut After Cyberattack
May 11 , 2021 by Tim Erlin
One thing to note here is that ransomware has to announce itself to be successful. In industrial env...
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Expert Insight On Latest Chinese Hackers Exploiting SolarWinds Bug
February 04 , 2021 by Tim Erlin
This attack seems to be an example of more traditional vulnerability exploitation. The attackers di...
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Brazilian Aerospace And Defence Group Embraer's Systems Affected By Cyberattack
December 04 , 2020 by Tim Erlin
Every organization should be prepared to respond to ransomware, including the potential operational...
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Security Experts On Instagram bug lets hackers ‘snoop on you through your phone’ by sending a single image file
September 26 , 2020 by Tim Erlin
We might think of social media apps as frivolous, but the more these apps are integrated into busine...
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Expert Reacted On Patient Dies After Hackers Attack Hospital In Germany
September 18 , 2020 by Tim Erlin
When cyberattacks impact critical systems, there can be real-world consequences. We’re not used to...
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Expert On News That Welsh Coronavirus Patient Details Leaked Online
September 16 , 2020 by Tim Erlin
Health information is certainly sensitive and needs to be protected. Unfortunately, technical contro...
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Industry Experts On Verizon DBiR 2020
May 19 , 2020 by Tim Erlin
We often think of ransomware as a breach, but the DBIR categorizes most ransomware activity as an in...
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