Cyber Security
Cyber Security

Manage Reserved Storage from the command line

In a couple of weeks, Windows May 2020 Update will begin rolling out to consumers and enterprises and it will arrive with the ability to manage Reserved Storage from the command line. Reserved Storage was introduced with May 2019 update and it’s a “feature” that sets aside a portion of the Windows system drive to be used […]

Cyber Security
Cyber Security

$100K Nokia Bell Labs Prize

Revolutionary ideas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics don’t occur every day. But when those “eureka” moments happen, we need to provide a forum to explore those ideas, judge them on their merits, and distinguish the extraordinary from the merely good. Once a year, Nokia Bell Labs makes that forum a reality, where robust proposals […]

Cyber Security

CISA Warns Patched Pulse Secure VPNs Could Still Expose

The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) yesterday issued a fresh advisory alerting organizations to change all their Active Directory credentials as a defense against cyberattacks trying to leverage a known remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Pulse Secure VPN servers—even if they have already patched it. The warning comes three months after […]

Cyber Security

The Week in Ransomware – April 17th 2020

There was not a lot of new ransomware variants released this week, but some pretty interesting news about operations changing their tactics to remain more profitable and to evade law enforcement. Sodinokibi/REvil is phasing out support for Bitcoin ransom payments in favor of Monero to make it harder for law enforcement to trace them. Finally, […]

Cyber Security

Over 700 Malicious Typosquatted Libraries Found On RubyGems

As developers increasingly embrace off-the-shelf software components into their apps and services, threat actors are abusing open-source repositories such as RubyGems to distribute malicious packages, intended to compromise their computers or backdoor software projects they work on. In the latest research shared with The Hacker News, cybersecurity experts at ReversingLabs revealed over 700 malicious gems […]

Cyber Security

Nemty Ransomware shuts down public RaaS operation, goes

The Nemty Ransomware is shutting down its public Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) operation and switching to an exclusive private operation where affiliates are hand-selected for their expertise. Nemty has historically been a public RaaS, which is a service where ransomware operators are in charge of developing the ransomware and payment site, and affiliates join to distribute and […]