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Organizations Warned of Critical Vulnerabilities in NetModule Routers
Flashpoint is warning organizations of two newly identified critical vulnerabilities in NetModule Router Software (NRSW) that could be exploited in attacks. Acquired by Belden earlier this year, NetModule provides IIoT and industrial routers, vehicle rou
10-08-2022 18:42

Top 5 best backup practices
Give yourself peace of mind by implementing a new backup strategy with our tips. The post appeared first on .
10-08-2022 18:32

Dark Utilities C2 as a service tool leverages IPFS, targets several operating systems
A new command and control as a service allows cybercriminals to easily control victims' computers and run cryptocurrency mining, DDoS attacks and provide full access to the systems. The post appeared first on .
10-08-2022 14:53

Cloudflare Also Targeted by Hackers Who Breached Twilio
The threat actor that recently breached Twilio systems also targeted Cloudflare, and a few of the web security company’s employees fell for the phishing messages.
10-08-2022 14:44

NIST Post-Quantum Algorithm Finalist Cracked Using a Classical PC
10-08-2022 14:14

Security Firm Finds Flaws in Indian Online Insurance Broker
Last month, a small cybersecurity firm told a major Indian online insurance brokerage it had found critical vulnerabilities in the company’s internet-facing network that could expose sensitive personal and financial data from at least 11 million customer
10-08-2022 13:58

How Bot and Fraud Mitigation Can Work Together to Reduce Risk
Onions are great for analogies, as are buckets full of stuff from the beach. In this piece, I’d like to take a look at how both of these analogies can help us understand how bot and fraud mitigation can work together to help enterprises both improve thei
10-08-2022 13:46

Zero Trust Provider Mesh Security Emerges From Stealth Mode
Israeli cybersecurity startup Mesh Security today emerged from stealth mode with a zero trust posture management (ZTPM) solution that helps organizations implement a zero trust architecture in the cloud.
10-08-2022 13:34

Number of Ransomware Attacks on Industrial Orgs Drops Following Conti Shutdown
The number of ransomware attacks on industrial organizations decreased from 158 in the first quarter of 2022 to 125 in the second quarter, and it may be — at least partially — a result of the Conti operation shutting down.
10-08-2022 12:12

Intel Patches Severe Vulnerabilities in Firmware, Management Software
Intel on Tuesday published 27 security advisories detailing roughly 60 vulnerabilities across firmware, software libraries, and endpoint and data center management products.
10-08-2022 11:44

Cyberattack Victims Often Attacked by Multiple Adversaries: Research
It’s not if, but when and how often you get attacked Sophos research for its Active Adversary Playbook 2022 revealed that victims are often attacked by multiple adversaries – usually, in rapid succession but sometimes simultaneously. Further analysis now
10-08-2022 11:31

UnRAR Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild, Likely Against Zimbra Servers
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) revealed on Tuesday that a recently patched vulnerability affecting the UnRAR archive extraction tool is being exploited in the wild.
10-08-2022 10:49

SAP Patches Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities in BusinessObjects
SAP on Tuesday announced the release of five new and two updated security notes as part of its August 2022 Security Patch Day. Of the five new security notes, four address information disclosure vulnerabilities, three of which impact SAP’s BusinessObject
10-08-2022 10:30

Jury Finds Ex-Twitter Worker Spied for Saudi Royals
10-08-2022 01:59

How to reset your Windows 10 password when you forget it
Learn how to reset your Windows 10 password whether you use a Microsoft Account or a local account. The post appeared first on .
09-08-2022 20:33

Exploit Code Published for Critical VMware Security Flaw
The race to mitigate a gaping authentication bypass vulnerability in VMware Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation products just got a lot more urgent.
09-08-2022 20:15

Already Exploited Zero-Day Headlines Microsoft Patch Tuesday
Microsoft on Tuesday released a critical-severity bulletin to warn of a newly discovered zero-day attack exploiting a remote code execution vulnerability in its flagship Windows operating system.
09-08-2022 18:08

ÆPIC Leak: Architectural Bug in Intel CPUs Exposes Protected Data
A group of researchers from several universities and companies has disclosed a new Intel CPU attack method that could allow an attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.
09-08-2022 17:45

AMD Processors Expose Sensitive Data to New 'SQUIP' Attack
A group of academic researchers on Tuesday published a paper describing the first side-channel attack targeting the scheduler queues of modern processors.
09-08-2022 16:53

Adobe Patch Tuesday: Code Execution Flaws in Acrobat, Reader
Software maker Adobe has released patches for at least 25 documented security vulnerabilities that expose Windows and macOS users to malicious hacker attacks. The most urgent fix affects the ubiquitous Adobe Acrobat and Reader software used to create, vi
09-08-2022 16:29

EaseUS Partition Master: Partition management software review
With EaseUS Partition Master, a well-designed interface helps make technical partition management tasks easy to manage. The post appeared first on .
09-08-2022 16:17

Privya Emerges From Stealth With Data Privacy Code Scanning Platform
Privya emerged from stealth mode on Tuesday with a data privacy-focused code scanning platform and $6 million in seed funding.
09-08-2022 15:25

Vulnerability scanning vs penetration testing: What’s the difference?
If you’ve ever got stuck while trying to wrap your head around the differences between penetration testing and vulnerability scanning, read through to get the perfect breakdown. The post appeared first on .
09-08-2022 14:46

Technical support scam still alive and kicking
Scammers pretend to be highly skilled computer professionals and establish trust with their victim in order to obtain money or installation of fraudulent software. The post appeared first on .
09-08-2022 14:31

Microsoft Publishes Office Symbols to Improve Bug Hunting
Microsoft Office has started publishing Office symbols for Windows in an effort to help bug hunters find and report security issues. Symbols are pieces of information used during debugging, and are contained within Symbol files, which are created by the
09-08-2022 13:14

ICS Patch Tuesday: Siemens, Schneider Electric Fix Only 11 Vulnerabilities
Industrial giants Siemens and Schneider Electric have addressed less than a dozen vulnerabilities in their August 2022 Patch Tuesday advisories, far fewer than in most of the previous months.
09-08-2022 12:46

Black Hat 2022: Ten Presentations Worth Your Time and Attention
LAS VEGAS – The security industry makes its annual pilgrimage to the hot Sonoran desert this week for skills training, hacking demos, research presentations and cybersecurity vendors showing off shiny new products.
09-08-2022 11:23

Asymmetric vs symmetric encryption: What’s the difference?
Both asymmetric and symmetric encryption are being used by businesses to protect their information. But what are the differences? Read to find out. The post appeared first on .
09-08-2022 11:08

IBM Patches High-Severity Vulnerabilities in Cloud, Voice, Security Products
IBM on Monday announced patches for multiple high-severity vulnerabilities impacting products such as Netezza for Cloud Pak for Data, Voice Gateway, and SiteProtector.
09-08-2022 10:47

How to check if your PC has been hacked, and what to do next
Has your PC been hacked? Whatever happens, don’t panic. Read on for ten signs your PC has been hacked and handy tips on how to fix it. The post appeared first on
09-08-2022 09:30

US Sanctions Crypto 'Laundering' Service Tornado
The United States placed sanctions Monday on Tornado Cash, a leading "crypto mixer" for transactions in virtual currency that US officials describe as a hub for laundering stolen funds, including by North Korean hackers.
09-08-2022 01:17

How older security vulnerabilities continue to pose a threat
Security flaws dating back more than 10 years are still around and still pose a risk of being freely exploited, says Rezilion. The post appeared first on .
08-08-2022 17:00

How to protect your organization from the top malware strains
A joint advisory from the U.S. and Australia offers tips on combating the top malware strains of 2021, including Agent Tesla, LokiBot, Qakbot, TrickBot and GootLoader. The post appeared first on .
08-08-2022 16:23

Open Redirect Flaws in American Express and Snapchat Exploited in Phishing Attacks
Open redirect vulnerabilities affecting American Express and Snapchat websites were exploited earlier this year as part of phishing campaigns targeting Microsoft 365 users, email security firm Inky reports.
08-08-2022 15:18

Twilio Hacked After Employees Tricked Into Giving Up Login Credentials
Enterprise software vendor Twilio (NYSE: TWLO) has been hacked by a relentless threat actor who successfully tricked employees into giving up login credentials that were then used to steal third-party customer data.
08-08-2022 14:38

7-Eleven Closes Stores in Denmark After Hacker Attack
US convenience store chain, 7-Eleven, said Monday that it had closed its outlets in Denmark after a suspected hacker attack knocked out their cash tills.
08-08-2022 14:29

Meta Disrupted Two Cyberespionage Operations in South Asia
Facebook’s parent company Meta took action earlier this year against two cross-platform cyberespionage operations that relied on various online services for malware distribution.
08-08-2022 13:29

HYAS Unveils New Tool for Continuous DNS Monitoring
Canadian security firm HYAS Infosec has released a new DNS protection tool dubbed HYAS Confront that was designed to provide clear visibility into DNS transactions into production networks.
08-08-2022 13:21

The metaverse faces more than 8 potential cyberthreats
As technologies, hardware and infrastructure mature, metaverse-like apps will converge and with that comes the potential for cyberthreats, a new report from Trend Micro finds. The post appeared first on .
08-08-2022 12:00

Cyberspying Aimed at Industrial Enterprises in Russia and Ukraine Linked to China
A recent cyberespionage operation aimed at industrial enterprises and public institutions in Eastern Europe and Afghanistan has been linked to a threat actor that is likely sponsored by the Chinese government.
08-08-2022 12:00

US, Australian Cybersecurity Agencies Publish List of 2021's Top Malware
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have published a joint advisory to detail the top malware strains of 2021.
08-08-2022 11:17

Greece Flies Russian Money Launderer to US: Lawyer
Greece has extradited a Russian money launderer to the US, hours after his release from a French jail, his lawyer said Friday.
08-08-2022 10:46

Deepfake attacks and cyber extortion are creating mounting risks
Email is the top delivery method used by cybercriminals deploying geopolitically-motivated attacks to try and move laterally inside networks, a new VMware report finds. The post appeared first on .
08-08-2022 10:00

Twitter Breach Exposed Anonymous Account Owners
A vulnerability in Twitter’s software that exposed an undetermined number of owners of anonymous accounts to potential identity compromise last year was apparently exploited by a malicious actor, the social media company said Friday.
06-08-2022 10:11

TechRepublic Premium editorial calendar: IT policies, checklists, toolkits, and research for download
TechRepublic Premium content helps you solve your toughest IT issues and jump-start your career or next project. The post appeared first on .
05-08-2022 16:30

Ghost Security Snags $15M Investment for API Security Tech
Texas startup Ghost Security has joined the list of early-stage companies in the API and application security space attracting venture capital funding. The Austin-based company emerged from stealth this week with $15 million in investments from 468 Capit
05-08-2022 15:57

7 best Acronis integrations and features
Choosing additional security functionality for your software has never been easier. Here are some of the best Acronis integrations and features for your solutions. The post appeared first on .
05-08-2022 15:44

Slack Forces Password Resets After Discovering Software Flaw
Workplace productivity software giant Slack on Friday forced password resets for a tiny fraction of its users after the discovery of a security flaw that exposed Slack credentials. Slack's security response team alerted users to the issue via email and f
05-08-2022 15:20

FEMA Urges Patching of Emergency Alert Systems, But Some Flaws Remain Unfixed
The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued an advisory urging organizations to ensure that their emergency alert systems are patched, but a researcher says there are no patches for some of the vulnerabilities affecting these systems.
05-08-2022 14:52

How to use Authy: A guide for beginners
Learn how to set up and sync Authy on all your devices for easy two-factor authentication. The post appeared first on .
05-08-2022 13:30

F5 Fixes 21 Vulnerabilities With Quarterly Security Patches
Security and application delivery solutions provider F5 has released its quarterly security notification for August 2022, which informs customers about 21 vulnerabilities affecting BIG-IP and other products.
05-08-2022 13:04

Develop a zero‑trust environment to protect your organization – Week in security with Tony Anscombe
Learn the basics of zero-trust, and how building a zero-trust environment can protect your organization. The post appeared first on
05-08-2022 12:00

Traffic Light Protocol 2.0 Brings Wording Improvements, Label Changes
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Team (FIRST) announced on Thursday the release of Traffic Light Protocol version 2.0, which brings important updates to the widely used sensitive information classification system.
05-08-2022 11:53

Zimbra Credential Theft Vulnerability Exploited in Attacks
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) informed organizations on Thursday that a recently patched vulnerability affecting the Zimbra enterprise email solution has been exploited in attacks.
05-08-2022 10:08

Protect your data and work from anywhere with this docking station
Ensure your data receives maximum protection with the 13-in-1 Docking Station with Dual HDMI. The post appeared first on .
04-08-2022 19:30

Verizon: Mobile attacks up double digits from 2021
With more people using their mobile devices for work and personal use, hackers are exploiting the vulnerabilities these activities create. The post appeared first on .
04-08-2022 17:25

One in three organizations now hit by weekly ransomware attacks
More than 40% of IT pros surveyed by Menlo Security said they worry about ransomware evolving beyond their knowledge and skills. The post appeared first on .
04-08-2022 16:37

How to change Touch ID settings on a MacBook Pro
Erik Eckel walks you through the process of adjusting or adding Touch ID to your MacBook Pro. The post appeared first on .
04-08-2022 15:15

Disruptive Cyberattacks on NATO Member Albania Linked to Iran
The recent cyberattacks that disrupted government systems in NATO member Albania have been linked by threat intelligence giant Mandiant to Iran.
04-08-2022 14:45

SMBs Exposed to Attacks by Critical Vulnerability in DrayTek Vigor Routers
Many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) could be exposed to attacks due to a critical vulnerability that has been found to impact hundreds of thousands of DrayTek Vigor routers.
04-08-2022 13:50

Protect domain-joined computer passwords with Windows’ Local Administrator Password Solution
Windows finally includes a tool to manage local admin passwords, but admins will still need to do some work to make it useful. The post appeared first on .
04-08-2022 13:34

The Secret to Automation? Eat the Elephant in Chunks.
The goal of security automation is to accelerate detection and response, but you’ll waste a lot of time if you try to eat the elephant all at once
04-08-2022 12:49

Cybersecurity Firm ZeroFox Begins Trading on Nasdaq via SPAC Deal
Social media threat protection firm ZeroFox will begin trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market today as a result of the previously announced deal by special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) L&F Acquisition Corp. that combines ZeroFox with incident
04-08-2022 12:43

Critical Vulnerabilities Allow Hacking of Cisco Small Business Routers
Updates released by Cisco for some of its small business routers patch serious vulnerabilities that could allow threat actors to take control of affected devices.
04-08-2022 11:50

Secure Enterprise Browser Startup Talon Raises $100 Million
Enterprise secure browser startup firm Talon Cyber Security has closed a $100 million Series A funding round. The funding was led by Evolution Equity Partners, with participation from Ballistic Ventures, CrowdStrike’s Falcon Fund, Merlin Ventures, SYN Ve
04-08-2022 11:01

Cyber Readiness Measurement Firm Axio Raises $23 Million
New York-based cyber readiness and risk management firm Axio has raised $23 million in a Series B funding round led by ISTARI, with participation from existing investors NFP Ventures and IA Capital Group. The funds will be used to enhance the company’s A
04-08-2022 11:00

Taiwan Govt Websites Attacked During Pelosi Visit
Major Taiwanese government websites were temporarily forced offline by cyber attacks believed to be linked to China and Russia during US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island, Taipei said Thursday.
04-08-2022 10:54

VirusTotal Data Shows How Malware Distribution Leverages Legitimate Sites, Apps
Google-owned malware analysis service VirusTotal has published a report showing how threat actors abuse trust to bypass defenses and deliver their malware. According to data collected by VirusTotal, legitimate websites and applications are often leverage
04-08-2022 10:33

Don’t get singed by scammers while you’re carrying the torch for Tinder 
Are you on Tinder? With 75 million monthly active users, you might be able to find the right one. However there are also traps you need to look out for. Read more about catfishing, sextortion, phishing and other practices used by scammers. The post appe
04-08-2022 09:30

Compliance Automation Startup RegScale Scores $20 Million Investment
RegScale, a Virginia startup building technology to manage continuous compliance automation tasks, has attracted $20 million in early-stage venture capital funding. The Series A round was led by SYN Ventures with participation from SineWave Ventures, VIP
03-08-2022 20:11

Hackers steal almost $200 million from crypto firm Nomad
The theft of $190 million of cryptocurrencies owned by Nomad users highlights the challenges involved in securing digital assets. The post appeared first on .
03-08-2022 16:37

Pulling security to the left: How to think about security before writing code
Involving everyone in security, and pushing crucial conversations to the left, will not only better protect your organization but also make the process of writing secure code easier. The post appeared first on .
03-08-2022 15:33

IPFS phishing on the rise, makes campaign takedown more complicated
Cybercriminals increasingly use IPFS phishing to store malicious content such as phishing pages, with the effect of increasing the uptime and availability of that content. The post appeared first on .
03-08-2022 15:28

Robinhood Crypto Penalized $30M for Violating NY Cybersecurity Regulations
03-08-2022 15:26

Power Electronics Manufacturer Semikron Targeted in Ransomware Attack
German power electronics manufacturer Semikron revealed this week that it has been targeted in a cyberattack. Semikron, which employs 3,000 people across 24 subsidiaries worldwide, makes power modules and systems. Its products are used in motor drives, i
03-08-2022 14:35

How to configure Dolibarr
Jack Wallen takes you through the customization of the Dolibarr ERP platform, so your business can make use of this powerful solution. The post appeared first on .
03-08-2022 13:50

Thoma Bravo to Acquire Ping Identity for $2.8 Billion
Enterprise identity and access management firm Ping Identity (NYSE: PING) announced Wednesday that it has agreed to be acquired by private equity (PE) firm Thoma Bravo for roughly $2.8 billion in cash.
03-08-2022 13:32

Cybersecurity Financing Declined in Q2 2022, But Investors Optimistic
Cybersecurity financing declined in the second quarter of 2022, but investors are optimistic and believe the economic downturn can represent an opportunity.
03-08-2022 12:27

Cybersecurity M&A Roundup: 39 Deals Announced in July 2022
A total of 39 cybersecurity-related mergers and acquisitions were announced in July 2022.
03-08-2022 11:28

Google Paid Out $90,000 for Vulnerabilities Patched by Chrome 104
Google has patched 27 vulnerabilities with the release of Chrome 104 on Tuesday, and the researchers who reported some of these security holes earned thousands of dollars in bug bounties.
03-08-2022 10:54

The Ever-Increasing Issue of Cyber Threats - and the Zero Trust Answer
The benefits of ZTNA make it hard to ignore Ensuring that the right people have access to the proper resources when they need them whilst maintaining security and access controls across multiple data centers and cloud environments is one of the biggest t
03-08-2022 10:26

Nearly $200 Million Stolen From Cryptocurrency Bridge Nomad
Cryptocurrency bridge Nomad has lost nearly all of its funds as a result of a hack described by experts as chaotic. Losses total nearly $200 million, but the company appears hopeful that it will recover at least some of it.
03-08-2022 10:10

UK Clears Norton's $8B Avast Cyber Security Takeover
UK regulators on Wednesday gave the provisional nod to US cyber security giant NortonLifeLock's , whose London shares surged more than 40 percent in reaction.
03-08-2022 10:07

Consumers benefit from virtual experiences but are concerned about tech fatigue and security
Deloitte’s 2022 Connectivity and Mobile Trends Survey finds people are fine-tuning the balance between their virtual and physical activities. The post appeared first on .
03-08-2022 09:30

Hacking Fears Delay UK's Conservative Leadership Vote
03-08-2022 09:11

Microsoft 365 Backup: Myth‑Busting Session
There’s many opinions on whether to protect Microsoft 365 data — but what are the hard facts? Watch this myth‑busting session with Associate Research Director at IDC, Archana Venkatraman, as she shares her latest research and insights on: The state of th
03-08-2022 00:00

Black Kite: Cost of data breach averages $15 million
With the median cost per incident coming in at $130,000, most data breaches do not cross the $1 million threshold. The post appeared first on .
02-08-2022 22:30

Spanish Research Center Suffers Cyberattack Linked to Russia
Spain’s leading scientific research body was targeted by a cyberattack that national authorities suspect had its origin in Russia, the country’s science ministry said Tuesday.
02-08-2022 17:26

How to remove and overwrite all data on a hard drive for free in Windows 11
A special parameter in the Windows 11 Format command will overwrite all data on a hard drive with random numbers, eliminating access to sensitive information. The post appeared first on .
02-08-2022 17:03

VMware Ships Urgent Patch for Authentication Bypass Security Hole
Virtualization technology giant VMware on Tuesday shipped an urgent, high-priority patch to address an authentication bypass vulnerability in its Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation products.
02-08-2022 15:20

European Missile Maker MBDA Denies Hackers Breached Systems
European missile maker MBDA has denied that its systems have been breached after cybercriminals offered to sell data allegedly stolen from the company’s systems.
02-08-2022 14:27

Cybrary Raises $25 Million to Tackle Cybersecurity Workforce Training
Venture capital investors are doubling down on investments in Cybrary, betting another $25 million that the Maryland startup is on the right track with a technology platform to train the global cybersecurity workforce.
02-08-2022 13:30

Go-Based Apps Vulnerable to Attacks Due to URL Parsing Issue
Israeli cloud-native application security testing firm Oxeye discovered that the way URL parsing is implemented in some Go-based applications creates vulnerabilities that could allow threat actors to conduct unauthorized actions.
02-08-2022 11:55

Google Patches Critical Android Flaw Allowing Remote Code Execution via Bluetooth
Google on Monday published a security bulletin describing the latest round of patches for the Android operating system. Three dozen vulnerabilities have been fixed, including a critical issue that can be exploited for remote code execution over Bluetooth
02-08-2022 10:30

Luxembourg Energy Company Hit by Ransomware
A known ransomware group has taken credit for a cyberattack on Creos, a company that owns and manages electricity networks and natural gas pipelines in Luxembourg.
02-08-2022 09:30

Start as you mean to go on: the top 10 steps to securing your new computer
Whether you are getting ready for back-to-school season, getting new work laptop or fancying a new gamer's pc, learn the steps to protect your new PC from cyberthreats. The post appeared first on
02-08-2022 09:30

Dark Web credit card fraud less pervasive but still an ongoing problem
Credit cards with security chips have helped cut down on Dark Web sales of stolen card data, but the problem persists, especially in the U.S., says Cybersixgill. The post appeared first on .
01-08-2022 21:41

Eavesdropping Probe Finds Israeli Police Exceeded Authority
An Israeli government investigation into the use of powerful eavesdropping technology by the police found that they only used it after securing a judicial warrant but that the flood of information exceeded the limits of their authority.
01-08-2022 20:09

New CosmicStrand rootkit targets Gigabyte and ASUS motherboards
A probable Chinese rootkit infects targeted computers and stays active even if the system is being reinstalled. The post appeared first on .
01-08-2022 14:31

LockBit Ransomware Abuses Windows Defender for Payload Loading
A LockBit ransomware operator or affiliate has been abusing Windows Defender to decrypt and load Cobalt Strike payloads during attacks, according to endpoint security firm SentinelOne.
01-08-2022 13:52

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