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March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Exploitation in Cyberspace

Overview The year 2020 has not been a great start for the world and the pandemic novel virus shares much of the blame. It seems just […]
February 20, 2020

Rewterz Informative Update : Ransomware Impacting Pipeline Operations

Severity High Overview CISA informs of a cyber-attack that was launched recently, affecting control and communication assets on the operational technology (OT) network of a natural […]
October 9, 2019

Here’s how VPNs can be Exploited by Attackers

Overview It is generally believed that data transfers are safest over a VPN connection. However, here is a bad news. They too are vulnerable and can […]
October 7, 2019

Outdated OS gets ATMs Hacked within minutes

While bank customers have a blind faith on the technologically advanced machine called ATM, it’s cyber security measures have shocking lapses and loopholes in most cases. […]
October 3, 2019

5 Cyber Security Measures to Avoid Getting Hacked

Cyber security is a continuous evolutionary process as new threats arise everyday. Apart from advanced security measures, it is advised to follow the following basic steps […]
September 26, 2019

Next Generation of Insider Threats

Overview Sophisticated cybercrimes are not originating from the outside world alone. There are threat actors within your environment too, who are also becoming tech savvy. After […]
August 27, 2019

Moving Ahead of Single-Step Password Authentication

Overview Why are most Phishing campaigns designed to steal user credentials? Because credentials are the easiest key to entering an organization’s virtual premises, unnoticed. However, most […]
August 20, 2019

Why do Most Organizations Fail at Cyber Security?

Overview In a recent Capital One data breach, approximately 100 million individuals in the United States and approximately 6 million customers from Canada were affected. Capital […]
August 9, 2019

Rewterz Informative Update – Best Practices for Internet Safety

Overview Internet is a jungle mania where everybody is striving for survival and whoever is weak and vulnerable is getting attacked. To secure your information from […]
July 19, 2019

How to Avoid Cyber Threats by Disgruntled Employees

Overview Disgruntled employees can prove to be the biggest threat for the cyber security of an organization as they have access to confidential information as well […]
July 15, 2019

Rise in Attacks on DNS Infrastructure and Web Applications

Severity Medium Overview While organizations strive to keep their internal environments safe, it is also crucial to counter the internet-based threats. FBI’s Internet Crime Report 2018 […]
July 11, 2019

Negligent Employees And Their Vulnerability to Social Engineering

Overview Cybersecurity professionals have reported for years, that most security breaches that they have to fix usually originate from negligence of one of the employees. Weak, […]

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December 20, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2018-16882 – Linux Kernel KVM “nested_get_vmcs12_pages()” UseAfter-Free Vulnerability

SEVERITY: Medium     CATEGORY: Vulnerability     ANALYSIS SUMMARY A use-after-free issue was found in the way Linux kernel’s KVM hypervisor processed posted interrupts, when nested(=1) virtualization […]
December 20, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2018-2815 – Multiple F5 Java products, DoS vulnerability

SEVERITY: Low   CATEGORY: Vulnerability   ANALYSIS SUMMARY   A vulnerability has been reported in multiple F5 products, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause […]
December 20, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2018-8653 – Microsoft Internet Explorer Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability

 SEVERITY: High   CATEGORY: Vulnerability   ANALYSIS SUMMARY:    A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet […]
December 19, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Malware Controlled Through Command-containing memes on Twitter

SEVERITY: Medium   CATEGORY: Informative Updates   ANALYSIS SUMMARY   A set of commands have been retrieved from memes posted on a hacker-controlled Twitter account, containing malware controlled […]
December 19, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – A Second Sample of the Shamoon V3 Wiper

SEVERITY: High   CATEGORY: Emerging Threat   PUBLISH DATE: 19 December, 2018   ANALYSIS SUMMARY   A second variant of destructive Shamoon V3 wiper has re-emerged after the absence […]
December 18, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Phishing Attack faking an Office 365 Non-Delivery Email

SEVERITY: HIGH     CATEGORY: PHISHING     PUBLISH DATE: DECEMBER 18, 2018     ANALYSIS SUMMARY     A phishing email campaign has been discovered that pretends to […]
December 18, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Microsoft Windows Server 2016 / Windows 10 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft Windows 10, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information, cause a […]
December 17, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2017-3623 – IBM AIX / Virtual I/O Server RPC Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

SEVERITY: HIGH     CATEGORY: VULNERABILITY     PUBLISH DATE: DECEMBER 17, 2018     ANALYSIS SUMMARY     This is a vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle […]
December 17, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / Windows 7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

SEVERITY: Medium     CATEGORY: Vulnerability     PUBLISH DATE: December 17, 2018     ANALYSIS SUMMARY:     CVE-2018-8596: When the Windows GDI component improperly discloses the contents […]