Articles of Tamir Alush

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Could Equifax’ 2017 Data Breach Be Avoided?

In 2017, sensitive information of over 140m US consumers was stolen from the major credit bureau -- Equifax. This was due to a known software bug within the Apache Struts framework, a popular application used by web developers to host Java applications, which was in use by the Equifax' IT infrastructure. A Bug That Wasn't Squashed Even though a fix was released by the Apache Software Foundation, the IT team did not take action to mitigate the issue, probably due
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Vicarius and Wise Solutions - Reaching New Heights With IT

With information technology taking over the world, across almost every industry, there is no surprise that more companies are looking for advice on how to use these technologies to better their results. This is where Wise Solutions comes into play -- Helping organizations reach new heights with IT. But with the use of software comes software vulnerabilities. Luckily, Vicarius doesn't wait for cyber threats to be exposed to eliminate them. Instead, vulnerabilities are found and dealt with BEFORE they become
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The Microsoft Vulnerability That Went Global In One Zero-Day

Microsoft Windows OS went from 100 to Zero-Day in little to no time on August 27, 2018. Although not many systems were affected, the attack went global. Here is a breakdown of the vulnerability that traveled the world: What Happened On August 27, 2018 A vulnerability was found that affected Windows 7 through 10 when Advanced Local Procedure Calls (ALPS) were being misused. Basically, attackers were able to gain access to the computer they were targeting and take control with
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Meet Edward Amoroso, Vicarius' Newest Advisor!

If you don't know who Ed Amoroso is, then where have you been hiding? Ed has a plethora of success under his belt and is quite hard to miss in the cyber security world. And now, he can add a member to the Vicarius Advisory Board to the list! Dr. Amoroso is the current Chief Executive Officer of TAG Cyber LLC, which supports a countless number of companies around the world with cybersecurity advice, training, consulting and media services. Obviously,
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What Happened with the OpenSSH Vulnerability?

Just last year, a security bug was found in OpenSSH that affected ALL versions released in the past 20 years! The impact of this vulnerability was massive and here’s why: What is Open SSH? Open SSH is short for Open Secure Shell. It is one of the most widely used and trusted tools for remote management of servers and computers. It offers a secure channel by eliminating eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. It is considered extremely safe and
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