A first look at threat intelligence and threat hunting tools

An overview of some of the most popular open-source tools for threat intelligence and threat hunting. As the term threat intelligence can be easily confounded with threat hunting, we will first endeavor to outline some of the differences between them. Threat intelligence refers to the aggregation and enrichment of data to create a recognizable profile … More A first look at threat intelligence and threat hunting tools

ESET Threat Report: Attempts to exploit MS Exchange and massive waves of password guessing were the most frequent intrusion vectors

The exclusive research included in the report provides previously unpublished information about APT group operations: ProxyShell exploitation; OilRig campaign and activities by the infamous cyberespionage group the Dukes (aka Cozy Bear). ProxyLogon vulnerability was the second most frequent external attack vector in ESET’s 2021 statistics, right after password-guessing attacks. Microsoft Exchange servers fell under siege … More ESET Threat Report: Attempts to exploit MS Exchange and massive waves of password guessing were the most frequent intrusion vectors

Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero‑day

The latest Chrome update patches a bumper crop of security flaws across the browser’s desktop versions. Google has rolled out an update for its Chrome web browser to fix a bunch of security flaws, including a zero-day vulnerability that is known to be actively exploited by threat actors. The bugs affect the Windows, macOS, and … More Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero‑day

Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID‑19

As screen time has increased, so has the risk of cyberbullying. What you can do to help protect your children from online harassment? It’s been almost a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, and people everywhere have been doing their best to adhere to regional and national stay-in-place … More Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID‑19