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Not again! Personal Facebook data at the mercy of an entire researcher community… Personal details from gender to relationship status, status updates and personality scores of millions of users are free game to Cambridge University Academics. Apparently data harvested through the popular Mypersonality app that was used for targeting ads, was shared for free for […]
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Weekly rants and raves from cybersecurity’s trenches Modern day thief, with penchant for Cognac, lives lavish life funded by data sold on the Dark Web Self acclaimed Dark Web knight with the online handle of “Courvoisier” was arrested by British Police for hacking over 200 companies  including Apple, Uber, Just Eat and Groupon. Apparently, 26 […]
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Why Shadow IT is the oxygen for APTs &  how to contain it? 1st post in series highlighting real life APT attacks examples.  By Shai Mendel, Team leader at XM Cyber Ah, shadow IT errors; so common, yet hidden disasters in the making. In fact Gartner predicts that by 2020, a third of enterprise attacks will […]
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Cybersecurity rants and raves selected by XM Cyber analyst team. Week 18  Our purple hatters rate the news by interest and newsworthiness!   Is Reddit still an ‘agent’ of the Dark Web? In an attempt to rebuff a reputation for being a digital ‘Wild West’, Reddit has reportedly banned Dark Net sub-Reddits where drugs, data […]
Cybersecurity rants & raves selected by XM Cyber analyst team.  Our purple hat team rate the news by interest and newsworthiness.   New ransomware unable to restore files it encrypted Doctor Web security experts and cybercriminals, warn the malicious program attacks Windows OS users for profit. The ransomware featuring a malicious payload is distributed via […]
Trends, technologies and talking points As the RSA conference draws to a close, we’re looking back with red-shot eyes, at the week that was. RSA has evolved from a small cryptography conference to a mega cybersecurity global event, with over 42,000 attendees. What’s hard to fathom is that the conference this year is drawing the […]
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An interview with XM Cyber CEO Noam Erez. “It’s like deploying an army of automated red teams working 24×7 just for you, followed immediately by a blue team that prioritizes simple-to-follow actionable remediation.” After operating in stealth mode for almost two years, CEO Noam Erez is looking forward to opening the doors and unveiling XM […]
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And why it’s time to harness the power of purple team automation Modern militaries have been known to galvanize opposing forces during defense-offense exercises to increase a unit’s success rate. The U.S. Air Force, for instance, works with fighter squadrons, the red team, that use Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) of an attack force. In […]
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With over 40,000 attendees anticipated to come this year, RSA promises to be once again, a Mecca for the global cyber security community. Here at XM Cyber we are particularly excited about this year’s event, as we will be officially attending RSA as a company for the first time. Our much-anticipated participation coincides with the […]
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We are excited to launch our blog and begin an ongoing conversation with you. Although we are officially launching these days, our journey began almost two years ago with the development of the HaXM system and its deployment at customer sites worldwide. THE XM CYBER JOURNEY So why did we start this journey in the […]