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#DidYouKnow? Rogue Devices are a Threat to Your Network

#DidYouKnow? Rogue devices are a serious threat to your network! It doesn't matter if it's an unauthorized game console an employee added, or hacker plugging into an exposed ethernet port. Knowing what you have and what you should have helps you ensure you take devices off your network that shouldn't be there. #NAC #cybersecurity #rogue #networksecurity

Connect:fun: New exploit campaign in the wild targets media company

In a new threat briefing, Forescout Research – Vedere Labs details an exploitation campaign targeting organizations running Fortinet’s FortiClient EMS which is vulnerable to CVE-2023-48788. We are designating this campaign Connect:fun because of the use of ScreenConnect and Powerfun as post-exploitation tools – our first-ever named campaign.

The Forescout Platform

Manage risks. Contain events. Mitigate threats. The Forescout Platform continuously identifies, protects and ensures the compliance of all managed and unmanaged cyber assets – IT, IoT, IoMT and OT – without business disruption. It delivers comprehensive capabilities for network security, risk and exposure management, and extended detection and response. With seamless context sharing and workflow orchestration via ecosystem partners, it enables you to more effectively manage cyber risk and mitigate threats.

The Mega Impact of AI-Driven Disinformation Campaigns

The amount of money to run an AI-based disinformation campaign is miniscule compared to the influence the campaign can have on society. As I noted in my recent SecurityWeek piece “Preparing Society for AI-Based Disinformation Campaigns in the 2024 US Elections”, there are four common steps in these efforts: Reconnaissance, content creation, amplification and actualization.

#DidYouKnow Network Security

#DidYouKnow? The first step in cyber security is knowing WHAT you are securing! Forescout shows you every asset… what is it, who owns it, where it is and when it connected to your network. Through the power of control you can automate hundreds of tasks, including network isolation to limit the blast radius and give you time to investigate!

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#DidYouKnow? Forescout Shines a Light on Your Complex Networks!

DidYouKnow? #Forescout shines a light on your complex networks! 🔦 What do you do when the amount of unmanageable devices exceed the number of managed devices? Our CTO, Justin Foster, how we bring the light to the deepest darkest corners of your network and brings visibility and control.

Bringing the Light into the Dark Places: Invisible Threats, Visible Solutions

What is the biggest cybersecurity challenge facing companies worldwide? The answer may vary depending on who you ask, but one indisputable fact remains clear: “What you can’t see, can and will hurt you.” Cyber threats lurk in the depths of the digital world, constantly evolving, poised to strike unsuspecting victims. They often strike by compromising unseen connected devices which, experience has proven, represent up to 50% of all devices on a network.*

Department of Justice disrupts Moobot botnet commandeered by Russian APT28: analysis of attacks against routers and malware samples

On February 15, the US Department of Justice announced “Operation Dying Ember”: the takedown of a botnet controlled by APT28, the Russian military cyber threat actor also known as Fancy Bear. APT28 was previously known for developing the VPNFilter botnet, which targeted routers and network attached storage devices and was also disrupted by the DoJ in 2018.