Norway’s parliament struck by hackers

Unknown threat actors were able to exfiltrate information from the email accounts of several parliamentarians. Norway’s parliament, also known as the Storting, disclosed on Tuesday that it fell victim to an extensive cyberattack that targeted its internal email system. In an official statement addressing the incident, the legislature said that cybercriminals were able to access the email … More Norway’s parliament struck by hackers

Almost 4,000 databases now wiped in ‘Meow’ attacks

The attackers and their motivations remain unknown; however, the incidents yet again highlight the risks of careless data security. Thousands of unsecured internet-facing databases have been on the receiving end of automated ‘Meow’ attacks that which involve destroying the data without leaving as much as an explanatory note. A search on Shodan shows that as … More Almost 4,000 databases now wiped in ‘Meow’ attacks

From incident to resolution: Essential steps to survive a cyberattack

Monitoring all the events in your corporate network is big data “business.” Any observable phenomena – from logins to downloads, scripts, updates, configuration changes, etc. – happening across all the endpoints, servers, routers, switches and other infrastructure in your network can create event logs that rapidly grow to almost unimaginable mountains of data to be … More From incident to resolution: Essential steps to survive a cyberattack