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Password Cracking – Here’s How the Pros Do It

By: Nick VanGilder on Oct 23, 2018 6:15:00 AM

Most companies freely acknowledge that a data breach event would cause significant impact to their business. If a company processes, stores and accesses sensitive customer information (i.e. medical records, credit cards, social security numbers, etc.), it would also acknowledge that it already knows what types of data the criminals mostly like want to steal … or hold hostage.

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Topics: cybersecurity, passwords

Penetration Tester Exploits Printer to Access Network

By: Nick VanGilder on May 29, 2018 7:38:21 AM

During our internal penetration test engagements, we regularly come into contact with multifunction printers that are still using the default administrative login credentials. Obviously, using default credentials is never a good idea and I'd like to show how we can often pivot from these seemingly innocent multifunction devices and ultimately obtain total compromise of an environment.

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Hacker Group Orangeworm Targets Healthcare

By: Nick VanGilder on Apr 27, 2018 10:16:35 AM

There's another threat in town for the Healthcare sector - newly identified hacker group Orangeworm is on the lurk. Orangeworm is deploying the Kwampirs backdoor in a targeted attack campaign against healthcare and related industries. Kwampirs is a backdoor trojan used to gain remote access to compromised computers.

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