LastPass Password Manager has Security Incident

As written on their Blog (  as of August 25th: “Two weeks ago, we detected some unusual activity within portions of the LastPass development environment. After initiating an immediate investigation, we have seen no evidence that this incident involved any access to customer data or encrypted password vaults.  “ Essentially they found a developer machine … Read more

Vishing Attacks on The Rise

What is Vishing? Voice phishing, also known as vishing, is the practice of eliciting information or attempting to influence action via the telephone.(from site) Recently, a large U.S. company fell victim to a cyber attack that leveraged sophisticated phishing techniques involving phone calls to gain access to the victim organization. Phishing campaigns continue to … Read more

Anticipating Cyberattacks Too Hard

As per another Black Hat talk by a reporter: “IT industry guilty of ‘lack of imagination’ in failure to anticipate cyber-attack evolution” Kim Zetter gave a talk at BlackHat USA on August 11 about how the new attacks by cyber adversaries have caught the security community flat-footed. Zetter told Black Hat USA: “[Operation Aurora] was … Read more