Pantropic Newsletter #22

Posted December 28, 2023

by Sarah



Pantropic Newsletter #22 (July 2023)

Shell Confirms MOVEit-Related Breach After Ransomware Group Leaks Data


Shell has officially confirmed a breach related to its MoveIT file transfer system after a ransomware group leaked data online. The oil giant is addressing the situation, but specific details about the extent of the breach and the information compromised are yet to be fully disclosed. The incident serves as a reminder of the increasing cyber threats faced by large corporations and the importance of bolstering cybersecurity measures to safeguard sensitive data.

(Source: Security Week)


133 Windows drivers with valid Microsoft signatures found crawling with malware


Researchers have discovered malware lurking within a startling 133 Windows drivers, signaling potential security vulnerabilities in the Windows ecosystem. The specifics of Microsoft’s response to this unsettling revelation are yet to be fully disclosed. However, this discovery underscores the critical importance of proactive measures to address security threats promptly and bolster Windows system defenses, ensuring user safety and safeguarding against potential cyber risks.

(Source: PC World)


Gaming firm Razer probing ‘potential hack’ after data offered for US$100,000 worth of crypto


Gaming industry behemoth Razer recently faced a possible data breach where consumer information was at risk. They warned its users to take precautions after discovering a hacking attempt into its systems. While specific details remain undisclosed, it’s essential for Razer users to stay vigilant and take extra security measures to protect their data from potential misuse.

(Source: Channel News Asia)


The Importance of Penetration Testing in Cloud Security


As more businesses shift their activities to the cloud, providing strong security is becoming crucial. As a preventative measure to find vulnerabilities before hostile actors do, penetration testing should be treated as a necessity. By identifying vulnerabilities in their cloud architecture, businesses can improve their entire security posture and protect critical data from future intrusions.

(Source: Tech Republic)


Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Dead at 59


The death of an icon is mourned by the cybersecurity community. At the age of 59, Kevin Mitnick, a well-known hacker who later became a cybersecurity consultant, passed dead. Mitnick made major contributions to the business throughout his life, emphasizing the value of ethical hacking and raising people’s understanding of cybersecurity. Future generations will continue to draw inspiration from his legacy to safeguard against cyber threats.

(Source: SecurityWeek)


ATEGO Enterprise – Content Disarm and Reconstruction


ATEGO Enterprise, powered by Asigra Tigris, introduces bi-directional AI-based content disarm and reconstruction (CDR) technology. All backed-up files undergo rigorous malware scanning according to defined policies, ensuring maximum security and data integrity.


Backup and Data Security Solutions


Premium white-glove online backup service that offers comprehensive monitoring of your data backups on a daily basis and ensures the availability of data restoration whenever needed. This service is powered by an award-winning agentless backup technology, instilling confidence in organizations that rely on its seamless ability to back up petabytes of data.


Leading desktop and laptop backup solution providing automated and continuous data backup protection with unlimited capacity backup licensing and flexible deployment options. Ensures fast and complete backup and recovery anytime, anywhere.


A next-generation endpoint protection platform using AI and machine learning to effectively stop breaches including true NGAV, endpoint detection and response (EDR), threat intelligence management and automation.


World’s largest security awareness training platform with simulated phishing attacks, educating and empowering employees to strengthen IT security against cybercriminals.


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