Ransomware attack halts Sierra Wireless Production Activities

Ransomware Attack Halts Sierra Wireless Production Activities One of the leading solutions providers of internet-of-things (IoT), Sierra Wireless, experienced a ransomware attack some weeks ago that halted its production activity, also freezing other internal operations. Routers, gateways, modules, smart connectivity solutions for IoT devices and cellular modems are some of the communication equipment made by […]

Reactions to U.S. Water Plant Hack

In the second week of February 2021, the U.S. government revealed that unknown hackers had gained remote access to systems at a water plant in Florida City. The hackers attempted to raise the levels of certain chemicals to an extent where members of the public would run the risk of being poisoned. The water supply […]

Attaining your DevNet IoT Certification

Ever since its inception, IoT has continued to gain more relevance in our world today due to the benefits that these technologies offer. IoT’s main objective is to transform analog ideas, represent them in a digital form, and store digital data in data storage centers. Understanding How IoT Works The process of digital representation involves […]

Four Ways to Avoid Zoom Fatigue as Recommended by Security Analysts

Since the onset of the pandemic, there has been a rise in the number of people working remotely. Working from home was perceived to be the most pleasurable thing, away from the office, and free from the hassles of commuting to work daily. However, the reality turned out to be different from our imaginations. Migration […]

Keeping Your Network Safe from the Access of Unauthorized Devices

Cybersecurity is not limited to possessing antivirus software on your devices or simply ensuring that your device operating system is up-to-date. It goes beyond that. An aspect that you probably might not have been paying enough attention to is the connection of devices to your router or your wireless network. Your wireless network can also […]

Cybersecurity Risk & Responsibility in the Water Sector

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At the moment, one of the significant threats facing businesses all over the world is the risk of cyber-attack. In the water sectors, utility firms have suffered from various types of cyber-risk, including ransomware attacks, tampering with Industrial Control Systems, manipulating valve, flow operations, chemical treatment formulations, and other efforts that disrupt and potentially destroy […]

How much stress the security analysts experience to keep cyberspace safe.

For various organizations, the talk on cybersecurity is unending.  On daily basis, new information and findings are discovered on how to keep cyberspace free from attack. However, have you ever wondered and thought about the battles faced by people at the forefront to keep cyberspace free? These are security analyst who work tirelessly to keep […]

Malwarebytes said it was hacked by the same group who breached SolarWinds

US cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes recently joined the ever-expanding list of security companies that have been attacked by Dark Halo, the same group that targeted SolarWind in 2020. FireEye, Microsoft, and CrowdStrike are also on the list. Malwarebytes disclosed the incident in an emailed statement, where it confirmed that the intrusion was carried out by “the […]

Malwarebytes targeted by Nation-State Actor implicated in SolarWinds breach

Recently, various organizations in the security industry, have come under attack by a nation-state actor leveraging SolarWinds software. On December 14, 2020, Malwarebytes reported the event and informed its business customers using SolarWinds to take precautionary measures. However, a new intrusion vector has been introduced by the same actor which works by abusing applications with […]