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9333480298?profile=RESIZE_400x A data lake is an unstructured repository of data that allows for the storage of different data types from different sources.  Depending on the requirements, a typical organization will require both a data warehouse and a data lake as they serve different needs and use cases.  A data warehouse is a database optimized to analyze relational data coming from transactional systems and…

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9331924088?profile=RESIZE_400x Activity Summary - Week Ending 30 July 2021:

  • Red Sky Alliance identified 29,998 connections from new unique IP addresses
  • Analysts identified 7,608 new IP addresses participating in various Botnets
  • Do you used Cucurut on YouTube?
  • ‘dmechant’ Malware - Still on the Radar
  • Candiru’s Spyware
  • Google Chrome Security update
  • DNS…
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Staying Left of Boom

9328211474?profile=RESIZE_400x Earlier this month, the infamous hacking group LulzSec’s founder issued a stern warning to the US.  If 2020 was coined The Year of the Digital Pandemic, then 2021 has still not discovered any digital vaccines.  Cyber-attacks have grown rapidly over the past year, and are showing no indications of slowing down.  One ‘former’ Black Hat…

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Is This whitehat, a Real Whitehat?

9325603291?profile=RESIZE_192X There appears to be continuing data breach campaign inside the THORChain’s security system. THORChain is a cross-chain DeFi protocol that was hacked last week for the first time and suffered a loss of $8.3 million.  Now it has been hacked again, and this time, attackers allegedly managed to steal $8 million worth of cryptocurrency Ether.

According to THORChain, the decentralized…

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9315119659?profile=RESIZE_400x Recently, ransomware criminals claimed as trophies at least three North American insurance brokerages that offer policies to help others survive the very network-paralyzing, data-pilfering extortion attacks they themselves apparently suffered.

Cybercriminals who hack into corporate and government networks to steal sensitive data for extortion routinely try to learn how much cyber…

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Water is Worth Fighting For

9313833695?profile=RESIZE_400x There’s an old saying in the American West: “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting.”  Back in March, Red Sky Alliance presented facts surrounding the Oldsmar, Florida water treatment cyber-attack.  Well, this critical infrastructure in the US remains a target to cyber-criminals.

The idea that access to water, especially the clean, drinkable kind, is something that is…

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The Dutch Not Liking TikTok: Nee

9310314865?profile=RESIZE_400x Almost 2 years ago (09-2019), Red Sky Alliance reported on the negative ramifications of TikTok: “TikTok is a popular social media app for sharing short user-created video clips.  TikTok is a youth-oriented app that is used primarily by those in the 16-24 age demographic.  TikTok is hugely popular with about 500 million monthly users worldwide and more than 26 million users in the…

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  • I am happy to announce that Red Sky Alliance is a member of The CyberSN Provider Exchange that debuted today.
  • “If we end up in a war, a real shooting war with a major power, it’s going to be as a consequence of a cyber breach,” the US president said in a speech at the Office for the Director of National Intelligence, which oversees 18 US intelligence agencies. https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/07/biden-warns-cyber-attac...
    Biden warns cyber attacks could lead to a “real shooting war”
    US president's remarks follow breaches that paralyzed critical services.
  • On 21 July - Saudi Aramco confirmed some of its company files were leaked after hackers reportedly demanded a $50 million ransom from the world’s most-valuable oil producer. It's not stopping. https://www.rigzone.com/news/wire/saudi_aramco_confirms_50mm_cyber_...
    Saudi Aramco Confirms $50MM Cyber Ransom Demand
    Saudi Aramco confirmed that some company files were leaked after hackers reportedly demanded a $50 million ransom.
  • This week's Top Indicators of Compromise in the Indicators Channel 07 12 2021
  • Check out our Black Lists for 07 06 2021, in the Indicators Section.
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  • A ransomware attack on the Steamship Authority of Massachusetts hampered operations Wednesday morning. The largest ferry service to the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, the Steamship Authority issued a statement warning that traveling customers may be delayed as a result. A “team of IT professionals” is working to assess the impact of the cyber attack, according to the Authority. https://www.necn.com/news/local/mass-steamship-authority-delayed-du...
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