Sunburst – More heat than light

By now it is unlikely that anybody working in the cyber security industry is unfamiliar with the SolarWinds breach and code compromise, now known as the Sunburst hack. To recap; FireEye, on discovering that some of their intellectual property in the form of their offensive and red-teaming tools had somehow become available in the shadier […]

Talk Talk, Chit Chat, Natter Natter

You name your company the same as a 80s/90s band whose last album (1991) was called “Laughing Stock”. For some reason, as yet undisclosed, you store all of your customer details, past and present, in the buff, unencrypted (accessible through your clearly vulnerable) Internet-facing web servers. No matter the root cause, which will be forthcoming […]