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News This Week: Aug 23, 2021

  VMO collects the best news related to Vendors, Technology, Government Policy, etc. on web every week for you. ------------------------------ Disgruntled employees targeted to deploy ransomware within profitable organizations T-Mobile data breach exposed 50 Million people's data Mandiant (FIREEYE) disclosed a critical vulnerability affecting Millions of IoT devices Fortinet delays a Zero Day Vulnerability  in its Web Application Firewall LockFile, known for ransomware attacks on manufacturing, financial services, engineering and tourism, is exploiting a critical Microsoft Vulnerability. Razer mice could give hackers wide-open local access to your Windows PC Data breaches now cost companies an a$4.24 million per incident on average—the highest cost in the 17-year history - IBM IndiaMart's is possibly unaware of a data breach involving 38 Million records  that is up for grabs on hacking forums. IndiaMart is one of the largest B2B Marketplaces in India. Nvidia's $40B acqui

Ransomware attack on Vendor Kaseya sends shockwaves worldwide

  Kaseya , which is based out of Ireland (International HQ) and Miami (US HQ) provides IT Management solutions to many customers and MSPs. Hundreds of customers including  railway, pharmacy chain and grocery chain in Sweden were hit by this REvil ransomware . The attack is similar to Solarwinds ransomware, in which the hackers managed to hack a software update to push malicious code to thousands of customers.  The hackers have exploited a vulnerability in Kaseya's VSA software against multiple managed service providers (MSP) and their customers. Kaseya announced on Jul 2 that it became infected and has asked the customers to shut down it's VSA servers. "It's critical that you do this immediately because one of the first things the attacker does is shut off administrative access to the VSA," said the Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola. Customers were also notified by Kaseya. The vendor has since shut down it SaaS servers and pull its data centers offline. What is affected? Th

News This Week: Jul 02

  VMO collects the best news related to Vendors, Technology, Government Policy, etc. on web every week for you. ------------------------------ Western Digital urges users to immediately disconnect  WD My Book Live and WD My Book Live Duo after detecting a vulnerability that attacker can use to can remotely wipe the data. A Linux encryptor that targets and encrypts Vmware ESXi virtual machines. The REvil ransomware operation is now using a Linux encryptor to mass encrypt storage used by VMs and NAS devices. Microsoft recommends enabling multi-factor authentication to protect their environments after new activity from the NOBELIUM threat actor. This activity was targeted at specific customers, primarily IT companies (57%), followed by government (20%), and smaller percentages for non-governmental organizations. Babuk Locker Ransomware group releases the builder that encrypts files hosted on Windows systems, ARM-based network storage attached (NAS) devices, and VMWare ESXi servers. Thi