Category Archives: Security

Kaseya VSA security incident

Kaseya has reported that their VSA product has been the victim of a cyberattack.   Some VSA customers have reported ransomware related to this issue.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) also released instructions regarding this incident for customers of Kaseya VSA.

Update: Kayesa has a universal decryptor key and security patches available for this ransomware attack.

Dell issues security update for driver file vulnerability

Dell has issued a security update to fix a vulnerability in its driver file dbutil_2_3.sys which runs on Microsoft Windows-based systems. This can be resolved by running Dell Security Advisory Update – DSA-2021-088.  More information is available at the update FAQ page.

Dell SupportAssist will display driver, BIOS, and firmware updates that are available for Dell personal PCs and tablets that run Windows.  Dell also has other self service update support options.

Facebook responds to prior data scraping of 530 million user accounts

Facebook has released a response to recent reports of 530 million user accounts made publicly available in an unsecured database.   Facebook states that their systems were not hacked, but user data was scraped from its platform prior to September 2019.  Facebook also states that the issue was corrected at that time and should not happen again.

Update: Facebook has changed its corporate name to Meta in October of 2021.