Malware Spotlight

Malware in Focus: Barracuda

The Barracuda Software company reported that their ESG (Email Security Gateway) software has been actively exploited since October 2022. This exploitation primarily affects versions 5.1.3001 through ...

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Risk Management

The State of Cybersecurity: Local Governments

The City of Dallas fell victim to a crippling ransomware attack on May 3rd, an event which it has only recently recovered from well over a month later. At its worst, the attack impacted a wide variety of city s...

News & Events

MOVEit Zero-Day Explained

When an application or service that an organization relies on develops an unknown security flaw, the risks of cyberattacks rise dramatically. Hackers exploit these vulnerabilities, known as zero-days, to access...

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Monthly Newsletter

Consortium Networks’ Monthly Newsletter: June

Consortium Networks has had a great kick-off to the Summer with many work-iversaries and other celebrations to kick off June. In addition, our powerhouse team of interns have settled in well and have been absol...

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Platforms & Solutions

AI Integration with Security Platforms

AI has been and continues to be one of– if not the– hottest topic of conversation in tech circles and beyond and cybersecurity is no exception.  Recorded Future kicked off the revolution by integrating ...

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Malware Spotlight

June Malware Spotlight

Malware: BellaCiao  BellaCiao, an allusion to an old Italian resistance song, is the newest malware out of Charming Kitten/APT 35, an Iranian state-backed advanced persistent threat. According to The Ha...

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Risk Management

Who is Turla, What Just Happened, and Why Does it Matter for Your Company?

Background  Last month, the FBI infiltrated and neutralized the notorious Snake malware used heavily by Turla group. Turla is a hacking group that is part of the Russian domestic intelligence service, w...

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Risk Management

The Cyber Insurance Labyrinth

Businesses and their boards are increasingly doubting the validity of cyber insurance and for good reason. The cyber insurance marketplace has become increasingly confusing, exclusionary, and expensive. The ...

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Monthly Newsletter

Consortium Networks Monthly Newsletter: May

May is a very exciting month here at Consortium Networks with a slew of birthdays and our new class of interns joining the team throughout the month. To kick off the month, this newsletter covers a wide array o...

Risk Management

Sifting Through the Hype: Insider Threat, ChatGPT and Cybersecurity

This is the second iteration of a Consortium Networks assessment on the risks posed by ChatGPT. Our first assessment can be found here and discusses the platform’s ability to write malicious code. This as...