On this day in history … the birth of the network worm

This day in 1988 saw the birth of the network worm. The Morris worm was launched on 2 November 1988 and quickly spread across the 6,000+ vulnerable computers then connected to the Internet.

Today we take it for granted that security is of prime importance to anyone managing a system connected to the Internet and it’s hard to imagine a time when this was not the case. The Morris worm was one of the first incidents to highlight the need for security in general and the importance of patching vulnerable systems in particular.

On this day in history … the birth of the network worm

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Andariel deploys DTrack and Maui ransomware

Earlier, the CISA published an alert related to a Stairwell report, “Maui Ransomware.” Our data should openly help solidify the attribution of the Maui ransomware incident to the Korean-speaking APT Andariel, also known as Silent Chollima and Stonefly.

APT trends report Q2 2022

This is our latest summary of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity, focusing on events that we observed during Q2 2022.

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