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September 17, 2020
A Sophos investigation into a Maze ransomware attack revealed that threat actors borrowed an attack technique pioneered by Ragnar Locker operators earlier this year.
July 15, 2020
Aqua Security released research detailing a new tactic where the attacker exploits a misconfigured Docker API port in order to build and run a malicious container image on the host.
June 02, 2020
A new vulnerability in VMware Cloud Director allowed any user to obtain control of any virtual machine on a public or private cloud, according to ethical hacking firm Citadelo.
September 04, 2019
Security researchers discovered BMC vulnerabilities -- dubbed USBAnywhere -- in Supermicro servers that could put systems at risk of remote attacks via virtualized USB drives.
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