Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 07 January 2019
Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Amazon Rekognition, BlackBerry Secure for IoT, CyberGuard 360, Kaseya, McAfee, Windows 10 passwords, Netgate, SIEM, Unitrends, Verizon & more.
DHS, FBI Issue Joanap and Brambul Malware Attack Warning
North Korea’s Hidden Cobra hacker team use Joanap and Brambul malware to attack and access networks worldwide, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FBI warning alleges. Here’s how MSSPs can mitigate the attacks.
FBI Issues VPNFilter Cyberattack Warning, Urges Network Router Reboots
The FBI issues VPNFilter cyberattack warning, urging consumers to reboot their small office and home office (SOHO) routers in a bid to mitigate a potential worldwide attack.
Atlanta Ransomware Attack Update: Secureworks CEO Joins Investigation
Atlanta officials advise city employees to turn on their computers after a ransomware attack & hire CEO of MSSP Secureworks to investigate the incident.
Inmarsat Survey: 54% of Energy Companies Lack IoT Security Skills
Many energy companies lack Internet of Things (IoT) security protocols, a new survey from British satellite telecommunications provider Inmarsat indicates.
FBI: IoT Devices May Expose Businesses, Consumers to Cyber Exploitation
The FBI says Internet of Things (IoT) devices for businesses & consumers may expose users to distributed denial of service (DDoS) and other cyberattacks.
Will the US Government Stop Using Kaspersky Lab Antivirus, Cybersecurity Products?
A new Senate bill may prevent the U.S. government from doing business with Kaspersky Lab, a Russian provider of cybersecurity and antivirus solutions.
FBI: Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams Cost $5.3 Billion
Business email compromise (BEC) scams cost more than $5.3 billion from 2013 to 2016, the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reports.