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February 2022

Zero Trust Architecture: Explained!

Zero trust is a security architectural approach based on the belief that no one can be trusted. The primary concepts of zero trust are to treat networks as hostile at all times. Internal and external fields should be treated similarly. Every actor flow must be verified, and every traffic must be recorded and examined. The Zero Trust architecture is supported by several pillars, and system risk grows over time. Credentials must be cycled, certifications must be refreshed, and patching cycles may get longer as a system becomes older. Furthermore, the longer a system has been in existence, the more likely it...

May 2022

The Metaverse: Threats and the challenges ahead!

The Metaverse: Threats and the challenges ahead!   There is a burgeoning virtual environment known as the metaverse that incorporates augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), blockchain, social media, and many other technologies. Customers' account security should be a top priority for enterprises investing in the metaverse in 2022. Companies should strengthen their defenses at the login/registration/in-platform level in order to safeguard customers.   The year 2021 witnessed the rise of the metaverse, with top businesses working to create a virtual future that included augmented reality and virtual reality. Next-generation platforms in the virtual domain include everything from education to business to entertainment to socializing...

February 2022

San Francisco 49ers Victims of a ransomware attack.

Palm Beach , FL. — Cyber criminals claim to have stolen financial information from the San Francisco 49ers in a ransomware attack. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA   The ransomware gang BlackByte recently shared some of the reportedly stolen team papers on a dark web site in a file marked "2020 Invoices." The gang did not make any of its ransom demands public or say how much material it had stolen or encrypted.   Despite the team's status as one of the most valuable and legendary in the NFL, the team stated Sunday that a "network security incident" had recently come to light "Some of its IT...

March 2022

ARRESTED! Teenage ‘Mastermind’ Behind Lapsus$

Lapsus$ extortion gang—a cybercriminal group so bizarre and with such high-profile targets that some people suspected they were Russian state-sponsored hackers—claiming that it had breached Okta, a popular authentication services company, just hours after it leaked source code for Microsoft's Bing search, Bing Maps, and Cortana voice assistant. Given that Okta is utilized by approximately 14,000 firms Okta's bungled messaging around the event only made matters worse. In the end, Okta subprocessor Sykes revealed that hackers had gained access to an employee's account, putting 366 consumers at danger. As we'll see in the following paragraphs, that was just the beginning...

January 2021

6 Ways Why Covid 19 Made This Harder On Your Business

When policymakers steadily lift the pandemic-induced limitations and industries continue to reopen, there is a feeling that we may be on the brink of returning to "normal," which is impossible. In the months of lockdown and self-isolation, we were literally writing a new future. This has significant consequences for advertisers who are seeking to establish long-term partnerships with consumers. Granular monitoring of data and patterns in customer behavior has always been important for planning. Given the unparalleled magnitude of the pandemic and the drastic changes it is making, we agree that using imagination will be almost as important. Marketers will continue...

January 2022

Hackers Creates Crypto Tokens as Part of ‘Rug Pull’ Scams

Hackers are using smart contract flaws to create harmful cryptocurrency tokens and steal money from unwary users. Researchers from Check Point have released a report that reveals how token fraud in the wild includes hiding 99 percent fee functionalities and hiding backdoor routines. To put it another way, smart contracts are computer programs stored on the blockchain that automatically run when certain circumstances are satisfied. They make it possible for anonymous parties to carry out trustworthy transactions and agreements without the involvement of a central authority.   GitHub's automatic backups It was discovered that bad actors might control "who is allowed to sell" by reviewing...