This week, SonicWall’s new Switches and Secure SD-Branch made waves, hackers made a stronger Qbot, and attacks on AWS made history.
ChannelPro 5 Minute Roundup — ChannelPro Network
- Erick and Rich of ChannelPro explore the far-reaching implications of SonicWall’s new branch office networking solution, which they say arrived at a great time for businesses.
SonicWall Launches New Network Switches — Enterprise Times
- SonicWall has announced a range of new products, including new multi-gigabit switches and an SD-Branch solution.
- TMCnet highlights SonicWall’s momentum over the past quarter, including the release of new and enhanced MSSP offerings and the launch of its SD-Branch capabilities.
- This article covers the latest SD-Branch offering as a major shift and a milestone in its corporate history, with it set to have a major impact on the security player’s channel.
- Modern CPUs — particularly those made by Intel — have been under siege in recent years by an unending series of attacks. Now, two separate academic teams disclosed two new and distinctive exploits that pierce Intel’s Software Guard eXtension, by far the most sensitive region of the company’s processors.
Google Sees Increase in COVID-19 Phishing in Brazil, India, UK — Security Week
- Cyberthreats taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic are evolving, and Google is seeing an increase in related phishing attempts in some countries.
Attackers impersonate secure messaging site to steal bitcoins — Bleeping Computer
- In what can be described as the case of both cybersquatting and phishing, threat actors have created a site that imitates the legitimate secure note sharing service privnote.com to steal bitcoins.
- Paul Le Roux, 47 — who faced up to a life sentence after pleading guilty to crimes ranging from methamphetamine trafficking to selling weapons technology to Iran — has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.
- By malware standards, the banking trojan Qbot is long in the tooth, but it still has some bite, according to researchers who say it has added some detection and research evasion techniques to its arsenal.
Hackers Trigger Far-Reaching Disruption by Targeting Low-Profile Firm — The Wall Street Journal
- Small and midsize companies are fighting a rising tide of cyberattacks largely out of public view, posing an underappreciated risk for the bigger companies and institutions that use their services.
Google Alerts catches fake data breach notes pushing malware — Bleeping Computer
- Fraudsters have begun pushing fake data breach notifications using big company names to distribute malware and scams. They’re mixing black SEO, Google Sites, and spam pages to direct users to dangerous locations.
- A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s Chrome web browser, highlighting the tech industry’s failure to protect browsers despite their increasing use for email, payroll and other sensitive functions.
- The previous record for the largest DDoS attack ever recorded was of 1.7 Tbps, recorded in March 2018.
In Case You Missed It
- Beat the Managed Services Blues with SonicWall and ConnectWise — Suroop Chandran
- SonicWall’s New SD-Branch Solution, Multi-gigabit Switch Line Secure Dispersed Businesses, Branch Locations — Jayant Thakre
- SonicWall Reinvents Branch Connectivity with Secure SD-Branch and Switches — Srudi Dineshan
- A Message from our CEO: Listening, Learning and Standing Together — SonicWall Staff
- Custom Build your Security Strategy with the SonicWall Boundless Cybersecurity Bundle — Amber Wolff