Weekly Threat Briefs

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A researcher has released an exploit for the Windows Netlogon CVE-2020-1472 vulnerability on GitHub. This exploit allows an attacker to gain control of a Windows domain. It is highly recommended to install the patches as fast as possible because Microsoft has rated this vulnerability as critical wit...

Sep 18, 2020
The current universal status for networks is "connected." Beyond traditional computing models, connectivity is the default status for mobile devices and a full range of "smart" solutions, including cars and transportation systems, appliances, buildings, manufacturing floors, cities, and critical inf...

Sep 11, 2020
Due to the global pandemic, nearly two-thirds of companies have moved half or more of their employees to telework. Sixty-two percent of employed Americans, for example, say they have worked from home during the crisis, with the number of remote employees doubling between March 13 and April 2 of 2020...

Sep 04, 2020
In the first half of 2020, ransomware attacks have become more prevalent and received more attention than ever before. There are a number of different ransomware types out there in the wild, and most sophisticated threat actors have adapted their variants according to their attack plan. Some of them...

Aug 28, 2020
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders have had to rapidly change the way their organizations and employees operated - particularly as local governments required or recommended employees work from home when possible. Under normal circumstances, businesses would make this shift over a lon...

Aug 21, 2020