Entries by Security Incident Response Team

Microsoft confirms Outlook.com and Hotmail accounts were breached

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). Between 1 January and 28 March this year hackers were able to access a “limited number” of consumer Outlook.com, Hotmail and MSN Mail email accounts, Microsoft has confirmed. Read more   Top 5 Security […]

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 […]

Change your Facebook password now!

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). Oh, feet of clay! Facebook has just admitted that it has found many places – hundreds of millions of places, maybe – where it saved users’ passwords to disk in raw, unencrypted form. In […]

Hundreds of Vulnerable Docker Hosts Exploited by Cryptocurrency Miners

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). Docker is a technology that allows you to perform operating system level virtualization. An incredible number of companies and production hosts are running Docker to develop, deploy and run applications inside containers. You can […]

Downgrade Attack on TLS 1.3 and Vulnerabilities in Major TLS Libraries

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). On November 30, 2018. nccgroup disclosed CVE-2018-12404, CVE-2018-19608, CVE-2018-16868, CVE-2018-16869, and CVE-2018-16870. These were from vulnerabilities found back in August 2018 in several TLS libraries. Read more Top 5 Security News MacOs Zero-day exposes […]

Give Up the Ghost: A Backdoor by Another Name

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT). Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the UK’s counterpart to the National Security Agency (NSA), has fired the latest shot in the crypto wars. In a post to Lawfare titled Principles for a More Informed Exceptional Access Debate, […]

Half of Execs Feel Unprepared to Respond to a Cyber-Incident.

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) According to Tara Seals in an article for threatpost.com: “Half of Execs Feel Unprepared to Respond to a Cyber-Incident.” “Nearly half (46 percent) of executives in a Deloitte poll say their organizations have experienced […]