Over 800,000 Systems Still Vulnerable to BlueKeep

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinReddit800,000 systems are still vulnerable to the BlueKeep exploit. Microsoft released a patch 2 months ago including ‘end of life’ systems such as Windows 7 and XP. According to a recent report by BitSight, a risk management firm, they detected 805,665 online systems that remain vulnerable. Although this is a 17% decrease from the […]

Google increases bug bounty to $30000

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditGoogle increases their bug bounty reward to a record $30,000 for white hat hackers that discover vulnerabilities in the Chrome browser. More serious vulnerabilities, such as those that result in persistence in the browser can fetch up to a $150,000 reward. In post on the Google Security blog, Google indicates they will increase the […]

City of Greenville NC Hit By Ransomware Attack

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditOn April 10, 2019 city officials announced that the City of Greenville had been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack was first noticed by a police department employee who subsequently notified IT. The city’s IT staff made the decision to shutdown all affected computers to prevent the spread of the virus. Members of […]