Ntrepid Blog - IT Professionals
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As we get further into the 21st century, one of the biggest shifts in the intelligence community is toward more open-source intelligence gathering tools. The evolution of the internet and the emergence of the collaborative web has created a wealth of new information sources. Whether it's publicly available information (PAI) like Google, blogs, and web pages, or open source intelligence (OSINT) like Twitter and Facebook, valuable data is readily available to anyone who knows where to look.
I recently had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion with some fellow industry thought-leaders to discuss the latest unprecedented ransomware attack. On the panel with me were Brian Minick, CEO of Morphick, Sven Krasser, Chief Scientist at CrowdStrike, and RJ Gazarek, Product Manager at Thycotic. This enormous attack afflicted over 230,000 computers in more than 150 countries in a matter of three days.
It’s easy to search for lost items where the light is better, but they wouldn’t be lost if you could see them.
A recently discovered vulnerability in the Chrome Browser on Windows could allow an attacker to capture user credentials and lead to additional levels of compromise.