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InfoSec News Nuggets 05/16/2022
BPFdoor: Stealthy Linux malware bypasses firewalls for remote access A recently discovered backdoor malware called BPFdoor has been stealthily targeting Linux and Solaris systems without being notice...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/13/2022
DEA Investigating Breach of Law Enforcement Data Portal The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says it is investigating reports that hackers gained unauthorized access to an agency portal tha...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/12/2022
FBI, CISA, and NSA warn of hackers increasingly targeting MSPs Members of the Five Eyes (FVEY) intelligence alliance today warned managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers that they're inc...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/11/2022
US immigration agency operates vast surveillance dragnet, study finds US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has built a vast digital surveillance system that gives it access to the personal de...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/10/2022
All internet service providers in US must block 3 pirate streaming sites, federal judge rules A federal judge in New York City has ordered every internet service provider in the United States to bloc...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/09/2022
FBI says business email compromise is a $43 billion scam The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said today that the amount of money lost to business email compromise (BEC) scams continues to grow ...
AboutDFIR Site Content Update 5/7/22
Thursday was World Password Day! While I'm sure anyone who finds this page has an excellent professional and personal password policy and/or password manager, don't also forget to convince your friend...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/06/2022
A lone-wolf researcher has turned the table on the hackers A researcher going by the name hyp3rlinx has discovered that some of the most popular ransomware strains, such as Conti, REvil, LockBit, inc...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/05/2022
Russia to Rent Tech-Savvy Prisoners to Corporate IT? Faced with a brain drain of smart people fleeing the country following its invasion of Ukraine, the Russian Federation is floating a new strategy ...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/04/2022
Mozilla finds mental health apps fail 'spectacularly' at user security, data policies An investigation into mental health and prayer apps has revealed a disturbing lack of concern surrounding user se...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/03/2022
GitHub Says Recent Attack Was Highly Targeted Microsoft-owned code hosting platform GitHub says the recent cyberattack that resulted in the cloning of private repositories was highly targeted in natu...
InfoSec News Nuggets 05/02/2022
How to detect phishing images in emails Phishing has long been a common way to induce a receiver to unveil personal data. Primarily, it works this way: You receive an email from a purportedly reputab...