Encevo Group, an energy conglomerate based in Luxembourg, is still facing disruption more than two weeks after it was hit by a ransomware attack. The group behind BlackCat ransomware has since claimed responsibility for the attack, threatening to publish some 150GB of data it stole during the breach if Encevo Group does not meet its demands.Read more
In quarters 1 and 2 of 2022, Web3 projects have lost over $2 billion to hacks and exploits. This sum is far more than what was stolen over 2021. 214% more, to be exact. According to a quarterly report from blockchain security company CertiK, one of the key reasons for these astronomical figures is the recent uptick in flash loan attacks.
When you think of the type of person who might be a hacker, what first comes to mind likely isn’t a teenager. That’s in spite of the fact that there have been several cases of teens getting involved in online crime in the past few years, as we’ve previously written about on the SSLs.com blog. Well, they’re at it again (or, more accurately, haven’t stopped being at it.) Researchers at cybersecurity software firm Avast have discovered an online community of teens dedicated to some dubious online practices.Read more
Securing your email server is just as important as securing your website. If you’re a company or individual with a mailing list, your reputation is crucial if you want to continue sending emails well into the future. If hackers manage to access your email server and send spam to your readers and customers (and beyond), you’re in trouble. It will likely result in complaints against your IP address and domains, with Internet and mailbox service providers adding you to their blocklist. That isn’t even mentioning the importance of securing your server’s emails while at rest and in transit. There’s likely a lot of sensitive data in those emails that you don’t want to fall into the wrong hands.
A robust security model is essential for keeping network architecture secure. One model that has been in the spotlight for the past few years is zero trust network architecture. Some people think it’s a buzzword. Others believe it’s the wave of the future. So which is it? Let’s take a closer look.Read more
If you exist in the world, you’ve likely come across the term Web3 in recent times. You’ve also probably heard that it’s the future. But is it really? That’s up for debate.