Entries by Security Incident Response Team

OpenSSH Now Encrypts Secret Keys in Memory Against Side-Channel Attacks

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). In recent years, several groups of cybersecurity researchers have disclosed dozens of memory side-channel vulnerabilities in modern processors and DRAMs, like Rowhammer, RAMBleed, Spectre, and Meltdown. Have you ever noticed they all had at […]

2.3B Files Exposed in a Year: A New Record for Misconfigs

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). Amazon S3 cloud bucket misconfigurations however have dropped dramatically. The last 12 months has seen the exposure of a record 2.3 billion files across cloud databases and online shares, according to an analysis released […]

New Class of CPU Flaws Affect Almost Every Intel Processor Since 2011

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). Academic researchers today disclosed details of the newest class of speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities in Intel processors that impacts all modern chips, including the chips used in Apple devices. After the discovery of Spectre […]

The strengths and weaknesses of different VPN protocols

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). VPN history starts back in 1996, when a Microsoft employee started developing the Peer to Peer Tunneling Protocol (PPTP).  In 1999, the specification was published. Since then, VPN protocol technology has evolved and, at […]

Bug-hunters punch huge holes in WPA3 standard for Wi-Fi security

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). Researchers have detailed a set of side-channel and downgrade attacks that potentially allow an attacker to compromise Wi-Fi networks equipped with WPA3 protection. Read more   Top 5 Security News WordPress Urges Users to […]