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New Linux Ransomware Lilocked is Added to the Growing List of 2019 Linux Cyber Attacks

By: Brian Gladstein

Yet another Linux attack has surfaced recently that has impacted thousands of servers. It’s a ransomware called Lilocked (aka Lilock or Lilu) and likely takes advantage of a known Exim vulnerability or possibly old versions of WordPress to gain system entry. Once inside, Lilu encrypts the data on the server and renames the files with a…

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Post Black Hat / Def Con Q&A With Jack Rhysider from Darknet Diaries

By: Brian Gladstein

Hacker Summer Camp is now safely in our rearview mirror, and what a week it was. From the corporate zoo that was Black Hat, to the wild west of Def Con 27, to some great side-events like the Diana Initiative, BSides Las Vegas, and Queercon, the cybersecurity scene in Las Vegas did not disappoint. Cmd was there in…

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Changing cybersecurity: Announcing our $15 million funding led by GV

By: Jake King

Today, the Cmd team celebrates a major milestone. It’s a landmark for us that we believe is also important to the future of the cybersecurity space. We’re humbled and excited to announce our Series B funding round of $15 million USD led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from Expa, Amplify Partners and additional strategic investors — bringing Cmd’s…

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