Day: January 8, 2021

CISA: SolarWinds hackers also used password guessing to breach targets

CISA says the threat actor behind the SolarWinds hack also used password guessing and password spraying to breach targets, not just trojanized updates. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Malicious Software Infrastructure Easier to Get and Deploy Than Ever

Researchers at Recorded Future report a rise in cracked Cobalt Strike and other open-source adversarial tools with easy-to-use interfaces. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Best bread machines for home bakers in 2021 – CNET

This handy appliance has made a serious comeback. …read more Source:: CNet

A Look Ahead at 2021: SolarWinds Fallout and Shifting CISO Budgets

Threatpost editors discuss the SolarWinds hack, healthcare ransomware attacks and other threats that will plague enterprises in 2021. …read more Source:: Threatpost

F5 snags edge-as-a-service biz Volterra in $500m deal

App delivery networking firm wants to solve customers’ ‘biggest pain points’ Seattle-based application delivery networking biz F5 is planning to snaffle edge-as-a-service platform upstart Volterra for $500m.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Ryuk Rakes in $150M in Ransom Payments

An examination of the malware gang’s payments reveals insights into its economic operations. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Best baby food delivery and subscriptions for 2021 – CNET

These convenient baby food services deliver healthy, nutritious food to happy kids — and even happier parents. …read more Source:: CNet

Equifax acquires fraud prevention company Kount for $640 million

Equifax said it plans to use Kount’s technology to bolster its footprint in digital identity and fraud prevention market. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Will 5G affect your company’s edge-computing plans? We want to know.

Take this short, multiple choice survey and tell us how 5G will impact your company’s use of edge computing. …read more Source:: ZDNet

The best smart thermostats of 2021 – CNET

Start here if you’re searching for an app-enabled thermostat. …read more Source:: CNet