Ping - A Firewalls.com Podcast

Updating 2021 Cyber Threats

August 04, 2021 Firewalls.com/Brook Chelmo, SonicWall Sr. Product Marketing Manager Season 1 Episode 51
Ping - A Firewalls.com Podcast
Updating 2021 Cyber Threats
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Ransomware takes center stage in SonicWall's Mid-Year Update to its 2021 Cyber Threat Report. Out in late July, the report outlines just how bad the ransomware situation currently is, and Brook Chelmo joins us to take a closer look. We also discuss other highlights including positive news about malware in general and non-standard ports, as well as never before seen threat detection.

Get your hands on the report here: https://www.sonicwall.com/2021-cyber-threat-report/.

In headlines, we go over a controversial newish online tool, the rebirth(?) of some popular ransomware cells, and harassment in cyber careers.

Here are the stories:

A Controversial Tool Calls Out Thousands of Hackable Websites

https://www.wired.com/story/punkspider-web-site-vulnerabilities/

BlackMatter & Haron: Evil Ransomware Newborns or Rebirths

https://threatpost.com/ransomware-gangs-haron-blackmatter/168212/ 

One third of cybersecurity workers have faced harassment at work or online - this initiative aims to stamp it out

https://www.zdnet.com/article/one-third-of-cybersecurity-workers-have-faced-harassment-at-work-or-online-this-initiative-aims-to-stamp-it-out/ 

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Featured Topic - SonicWall Cyber Threat Update
Interview - Brook Chelmo, SonicWall
Cyber Security Headlines
Story 1 - PunkSpider
Story 2 - Ransomware Rebirths?
Story 3 - Cyber Career Harassment
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