March 2022

March 2022

Huntingdon

Yesterday, I was working in and around Huntingdon, on the instructions of a client.  I was told that Huntingdon was a lovely town – I was not disappointed!  I came across the Oliver Cromwell Museum, which was in his old school. Oliver Cromwell born in Huntingdon in 1599, was an English General and Statesman who, …

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Coffee And Dogs

Here at Valkyrie, I am often posting invitations to join us for coffee in our offices in Belgrave Square.  We recently had a visitor who was very keen in my cafetiere! As always, please come in and say hello and I’ll get the kettle on.  We’re at 15 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PS.

TSCM Equipment

With ever advancing technology threats constantly changing, so the equipment to counter these threats needs to evolve to keep up; something we are very conscious of at @Valkyrie. Our director of cyber security and countermeasures @Gurpreetthathy, and our head of countermeasures @Mikemoran, were conducting a recent audit and review of the equipment we have at …

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A Busy Week

Another busy week here at Valkyrie!  Bug sweeping, client meetings and surveillance work has kept us occupied.  The weather has been glorious this week and we even had a visit from our CEO, Floyd Woodrow, which evidently pleased Dave! As many of you know, we provide services such as technical surveillance counter measures (bug sweeping), …

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Lapsus$ Group

Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed that the LAPSUS$ extortion-focused hacking crew had gained “limited access” to its systems, as authentication services provider Okta revealed that nearly 2.5% of its customers have been potentially impacted in the wake of the breach. “No customer code or data was involved in the observed activities,” Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) said, adding …

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Briefings

Pictured here is David Webb, the Managing Director here at Valkyrie and my good self.  As the weather is glorious today, we decided to conduct our weekly meeting on the veranda at the rear of 15 Belgrave Square. We have a number of operations on the go and in the pipeline and it is imperative …

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The Brompton

More and more people are heading back to their offices and here at @Valkyrie, we are conducting a lot more TSCM-inspections (bug sweeps) and security audits in preparation of commuters returning to their offices.  @Dave Webb, our Managing Director, has a canny way of commuting to Belgrave Square and around central London.   Whether heading …

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Teams Malware

Thanks mainly to the COVID pandemic, Microsoft Teams has seen a rapid rise in people logging in each day with it now boasting over 270 million monthly active users globally. Microsoft Teams is the newest target for hackers as ‘malicious executable files’ are being dropped under the disguise that they might just be coming from a co-worker. …

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