• img May 24, 2018

It’s time to embrace GDPR

The noise around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been unavoidable, and for good reason. GDPR is coming into effect in a few short days (May 25 to be exact). The large fines associated with not complying with the regulation have encouraged organizations to prey on the large number of businesses that are unprepared. […]

Read More
  • img May 24, 2018

Crypto Me0wing attacks: Kitty cashes in on Monero

It’s been a month since the first Drupalgeddon 2.0 RCE (SA-CORE-2018-002/CVE-2018-7600) exploit was first published, unleashing its destruction into the wild… and through our cloud monitoring systems. As expected, since then we’ve been picking up various attack variants piggybacking on the Drupalgeddon 2.0 exploit, including remote scanners and backdoor attempts. In accordance with the latest […]

Read More
  • img May 24, 2018

SOC Automation: Good or Evil?

Many security operations centers (SOCs) face the same recurring problem — too many alerts and too few people to handle them. Over time, the problem worsens because the number of devices generating alerts increases at a much faster rate than the number of people available to analyze them. Consequently, alerts that truly matter can get […]

Read More
  • img May 23, 2018

How a URL shortener allows malicious actors to hijack visitors’ CPU power

URL shorteners are often used by malware peddlers and attackers to trick users into following a link they otherwise wouldn’t. But Coinhive’s URL shortener carries an added danger: your CPU power can be surreptitiously hijacked to mine Monero. About the cnhv.co URL shortener “If you have an URL you’d like to forward your users to, […]

Read More
  • img May 23, 2018

Researchers hack BMW cars, discover 14 vulnerabilities

Keen Security Lab researchers have discovered fourteen vulnerabilities affecting a variety of BMW car models. The flaws could be exploited to gain local and remote access to infotainment (a.k.a head unit), the Telematics Control Unit (TCU or TCB) and UDS communication, as well as to gain control of the vehicles’ CAN buses. About the vulnerabilities […]

Read More