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SolarWinds Onboards CyberKnight as a Middle East Distributor

Dubai (UAE): In today’s hybrid IT environments, organisations are accelerating digital transformation for long-term growth and profitability. This transformation, however, comes at a cost for enterprises. According to Gartner, this journey is taking twice as long and costing twice as much than initially anticipated. To address this challenge, organisations must be able to understand their […]

Microsoft: SolarWinds hackers target 150 orgs with phishing

The state-backed Russian cyber spies behind the SolarWinds hacking campaign launched a targeted spear-phishing assault on U.S. and foreign government agencies and think tanks this week using an email marketing account of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Microsoft said. The effort targeted about 3,000 email accounts at more than 150 different organizations, at least […]

Hackers targeted SolarWinds earlier than previously known

The hackers who carried out the massive SolarWinds intrusion were in the software company’s system as early as January 2019, months earlier than previously known, the company’s top official said Wednesday. SolarWinds had previously traced the origins of the hack to the fall of 2019 but now believes that hackers were doing “very early recon […]

SolarWinds hacking campaign puts Microsoft in the hot seat

The sprawling hacking campaign deemed a grave threat to U.S. national security came to be known as SolarWinds, for the company whose software update was seeded by Russian intelligence agents with malware to penetrate sensitive government and private networks. Yet it was Microsoft whose code the cyber spies persistently abused in the campaign’s second stage, […]

SolarWinds hack got emails of top DHS officials

Suspected Russian hackers gained access to email accounts belonging to the Trump administration’s head of the Department of Homeland Security and members of the department’s cybersecurity staff whose jobs included hunting threats from foreign countries, The Associated Press has learned. The intelligence value of the hacking of then-acting Secretary Chad Wolf and his staff is […]

Wind and solar to meet 85% of U.S. electricity needs, study highlights

Wind and solar power could meet around 85 percent of U.S. electricity needs, with batteries, capacity overbuilding and other storage options that could increase that figure, according to a paper published earlier on Monday in Nature Communications. In an effort to meet most of the current energy demand in “developed, industrialized countries,” the combination of […]

Biden’s Zero Trust order unites Big Tech under national security

Microsoft’s accommodations to President Joe Biden’s executive order to hinder cyberattacks on the U.S. will support public and private sectors in establishing the right infrastructure for a bolstered up Zero Trust network security model. After a full year of ransomware and supply chain attacks, Microsoft is one of 18 cybersecurity firms selected to work in […]