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Lock and Code S1Ep2: On the challenges of managed service providers

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to two representatives from an Atlanta-based managed service provider—a manager of engineering services and a data center architect—about the daily challenges of managing thousands of nodes and the future of the industr
Publish At:2020-03-16 14:22 | Read:641 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast bec conficker coronavirus fingerprint files MSP phis

Hospitals Falling Victim to Old Malware

Security experts confirm that a growing number of cyber-attacks continue to hit hospitals threatening unpatched medical devices. In late 2015, MaineGeneral Health, a new state of the art hospital located in Augusta, Maine, reported that it had fallen victim to a cyberattack that leaked the names, addresses, and phone numbers for patients of its radiology ser
Publish At:2016-06-29 13:30 | Read:4227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Conficker hospitals malwar

Conficker, the malware with the most wide spread diffusion

Conficker (also known as Downup, Downadup e Kido) is one of the oldest and still active malware, according to Check Point researchers it is  “the most prominent family accounting for 14 percent of recognized attacks.” Conficker is technically a worm that leverages a vulnerability in the Windows Server Service to spread itself, it targets an already-infected
Publish At:2016-06-22 17:15 | Read:4044 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Conficker Hacking malware worm

Police Body Cameras come with Conficker Worm

Police body cameras sold by Martel Electronics have been found to be infected with the notorious Conficker worm. Security experts at iPower Technologies while analyzing the body cam designed for police departments manufactured by Martel Electronics, discovered that the cameras were infected. Martel Electronics is US company th
Publish At:2015-11-22 17:05 | Read:2844 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware body cameras Conficker malware Pierlui

Stuxnet: Sprinting for the Finnish

Stuxnet: Sprinting for the Finnish Posted by David Harley on November 20, 2015.Conficker is still appearing in unexpected places and the word Stuxnet pops up whenever threats to infrastructure are discussed (even in technically impoverished TV dramas). It seems that old malware never r
Publish At:2015-11-20 20:30 | Read:3239 | Comments:0 | Tags:David Harley Conficker Eric Chien Finland Mikko Hypponen

Police body cams found pre-installed with notorious Conficker worm

One of the world's most prolific computer worms has been found infecting several police body cameras that were sent to security researchers, the researchers reported.According to a blog post published last week by security firm iPower, multiple police cams manufactured by Martel Electronics came pre-installed with Win32/Conficker.B!inf. When one such camera
Publish At:2015-11-17 06:40 | Read:3700 | Comments:0 | Tags:Law & Disorder Risk Assessment Technology Lab computer worm


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