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Fortinet Announces the Industry’s First Wi-Fi 7–Enabled Secure Networking Solution

New Wi-Fi 7 access point and 10 Gigabit Power over Ethernet switch unlock 2x faster speeds and increased capacity for Fortinet’s integrated portfolio of secure wired and wireless offerings Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global cybersecurity leader driving the convergence of networking and security, today announced the industry’s only comprehensive secure networking solution integrated with Wi-Fi […]

CISA Issues Emergency Directive to Federal Agencies on Ivanti Zero-Day Exploits

  The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Friday issued an emergency directive urging Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) agencies to implement mitigations against two actively exploited zero-day flaws in Ivanti Connect Secure (ICS) and Ivanti Policy Secure (IPS) products. The development came after the vulnerabilities – an authentication bypass (CVE-2023-46805) and a […]

2023 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report Casts New Light on Shifting Front Lines, Threat Actor Behavior

 Overall malware up 2%, with surges in IoT malware (+87%) and cryptojacking (+43%) Ransomware attacks dipped 21% globally, but 2022 still second-highest year on record for global ransomware attempts (493.3 million) Education (+157%), finance (+86%) and retail (+50%) verticals hit hardest by malware Ukraine saw record levels of malware (25.6 million) and ransomware (7.1 million) […]

SonicWall Acquires Managed Detection and Response Services Tailor-Made for MSPs/MSSPs

Acquiring Solutions Granted, Inc. expands SonicWall’s cybersecurity solutions creating a cost-effective, flexible, and technology-driven managed security offering MILPITAS, Calif. — November 16, 2023 — SonicWall, a global cybersecurity leader, today announced the acquisition of Solutions Granted, Inc. (SGI), a top Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP), delivering world-class cybersecurity solutions to hundreds of Managed Service Providers […]

Zero-Day Alert: Update Chrome Now to Fix New Actively Exploited Vulnerability Jan 17, 2024

Google on Tuesday released updates to fix four security issues in its Chrome browser, including an actively exploited zero-day flaw. The issue, tracked as CVE-2024-0519, concerns an out-of-bounds memory access in the V8 JavaScript and WebAssembly engine, which can be weaponized by threat actors to trigger a crash. “By reading out-of-bounds memory, an attacker might […]

SOPHOS ALERT: Change your XG Firewall admin password (KBA135412)

SOPHOS ALERT: Change your XG Firewall admin password (KBA135412) On April 24, 2020, Sophos published knowledge base article KBA135412 which included necessary remediation steps to address vulnerability CVE-2020-12271. Sophos is enforcing a password reset for the XG administrator and all other local administrator accounts that have not reset passwords since the security hotfix was applied […]

SONICWALL TZ300P REVIEW: A MULTI-SITE MARVEL

A competitively priced desktop UTM appliance, with plenty of security and management features Appliance with 1yr TotalSecure Advanced Pros: Great monitoring capabilities; Simple multi-site deployment; Granular configuration options Cons: No transparent email scanning Verdict: The SonicWall TZ300P delivers a wealth of security measures at a great price. It’s comprehensive yet easy to deploy, and with remote management and […]

Attackers Demand $2.5 Million Ransom After Coordinated Ransomware Attacks on Texas Government Entities

Two of the impacted municipalities, the City of Borger, and the City of Keene, have publicly disclosed that they’ve been impacted by the coordinated ransomware attack. Keene Mayor Gary Heinrich said that the threat actor infiltrated into the city’s IT software, which is managed by a managed service provider (MSP). The attacker who hit over […]