Cisco warns WLAN controller, 9000 series router and IOS/XE users to patch urgent security holes

Cisco this week issued 31 security advisories but direct customer attention to “critical” patches for its  IOS and IOS XE Software Cluster Management and IOS software for Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers. A number of vulnerabilities also need attention if customers are running Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers. The first critical patch has to do with […]


With password compromise growing, CISOs are pushing towards a passwordless future

Credit: ID 110990546 © Poohchisa Tunsiri | The fact that social-media giants like Facebook are continuing to leak passwords and private data has long been a reminder that CISOs should be building long-term plans to transition away from decades of reliance on password-based security – but a growing base of passwordless-security tools is finally […]


Australian companies dealing with incidents by ‘accidental insiders’ every few weeks

Credit: ID 123778822 © Andreus | High-profile ransomware attacks have driven so many businesses to adopt protective technologies and policies that many attackers have shifted their focus to cryptocurrency-based attacks and novel attacks like formjacking and air-gap compromise, according to new figures from Telstra that also highlighted the ongoing role of human error in […]


Widespread DNS hijacking attacks steal target’s VPN credentials

Credit: ID 128985825 © Anatolii Riabokon | Cisco’s Talos Intelligence researchers have raised the alarm over a new wave of attacks aimed at manipulating domain name service (DNS) systems to mess with the Internet’s address book and steal a target’s VPN credentials to gain entry to their network.  The newly disclosed campaign, dubbed Sea […]


Wipro breach highlights third-party risk from large IT services providers

IT services outsourcing giant Wipro has been breached and some of its customers have been targeted by attackers as a result. Revealed by cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs and later confirmed by the company, the attack was what Wipro described as advanced and persistent phishing emails involving “zero-day malware”. [ Check out these 11 phishing prevention […]

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