New Backdoor “Maggie” Targets Microsoft SQL Servers with Focus on APAC Region

Context On October 4, 2022, DCSO CyTec security researchers reported the technical details of a new backdoor malware targeting Microsoft SQL servers they dubbed “Maggie.” According to researchers, the Maggie backdoor can bruteforce logins to other MSSQL servers and add a new hardcoded backdoor user after bruteforcing administrator logins. Researchers did not investigate if and…

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New Intelligence Trends Report Analyzes Cyber Threats in the Retail, Hospitality, and Travel Sectors

Vienna, VA (September 29, 2022) – The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) today released the first-ever public version of the Retail & Hospitality Intelligence Trends Summary, which analyzes trends in the cyberthreat landscape for the retail, hospitality, and travel sectors. The report sheds light on the top threats and malware families reported…

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Preventing Ransomware Attacks with Threat Intelligence Sharing

https://youtu.be/bgAbz3PQBAs In the last few years, ransomware planning has become a priority for cyber teams, with 85% of organizations in Fortinet’s 2021 Global Threat Landscape Report reporting ransomware as their biggest security concern. Similarly, ransomware resilience planning topped the list of CISO initiatives for 2022 in RH-ISAC’s recent Benchmark Report. Ransomware resilience planning tends to…

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