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Electron Application Attacks: No Vulnerability Required

While you may have never heard of “Electron applications,” you most likely use them. Electron technology is in many of today’s most popular applications, from streaming music to messaging to video conferencing applications. Under the hood, Electron is essentially a Google Chrome window, which developers can modify to look however they prefer. Since Chrome is […]

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The Best Threat Hunters Are Human

“You won’t know you have a problem unless you go and look.” Neil Wyler, who is known as ‘Grifter’ in the hacker community, made that statement as a precursor to an unforgettable story. An organization hired Grifter to perform active threat hunting. In a nutshell, active threat hunting entails looking for an attacker inside an […]

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A New Cybersecurity Executive Order Puts the Heat on Critical Infrastructure Suppliers

Ransomware. Five years ago, the cybersecurity community knew that term well, although among others it was far from dinner table conversation. Times have changed. Since early 2020, ransomware has hit a slew of headlines. People inside and outside of the security industry are talking about it, and many have experienced the ransomware pain firsthand. The […]

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