Hi everyone,

I hope this newsletter finds you well :-) Plenty of interesting news to read this week.

I'm also sharing a little extra this week: a project I've been working on. There is a lot of work left to do, but I want to show it early to gauge interest. It's a scanning-as-a-service offering. And yes, I've continued my proud tradition of being very uninspired when naming things, so I give you:

Every company I've seen that wants to set up regular security scans either quickly scripts something together that gets forgotten soon after, or pays through the nose to let someone else do it. I hope to provide a middle ground :-) If you have any thoughts, feel free to let me know!

Enjoy your week!


Dieter Van der Stock

Breaches and leaks

  • Kia Motors America suffers ransomware attack, $20 million ransom: link.
  • Jamaica’s immigration website exposed thousands of travelers’ data: link.
  • US cities disclose data breaches after vendor's ransomware attack: link.
  • RIPE NCC Internet Registry discloses SSO credential stuffing attack: link.
  • Hackers leak files from Jones Day law firm: link.
  • Kroger data breach exposes pharmacy and employee data: link.
  • Lakehead University shuts down campus network after cyberattack: link.
  • Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification giant hit by ransomware: link.
  • DDoS attack takes down EXMO cryptocurrency exchange servers: link.
  • Cyberattack on Dutch Research Council (NWO) suspends research grants: link.
Dieter Van der Stock

Solarwinds continued

  • Microsoft says SolarWinds hackers downloaded some Azure, Exchange, and Intune source code: link.
  • SolarWinds attack hit 100 companies and took months of planning, says White House: link.
  • Microsoft: SolarWinds attack took more than 1,000 engineers to create: link.
Dieter Van der Stock