April 5, 2021

Today, we are excited to announce that Microsoft Defender for Endpoint support of Windows 10 on Arm devices is generally available. This expanded support is part of our continued efforts to extend Microsoft Defender for Endpoint capabilities across all the endpoints defenders need to secure.

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You can check if your personal information is included in the Facebook data leak by querying the data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned. The news of the availability on a hacking forum of the personal information for 533,313,128 Facebook users made the headlines. The availability of the data was first reported by Alon Gal, […]

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H2 2020 – Kaspersky observed an increase in ransomware attacks on industrial control system (ICS) systems in developed countries. Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has published the Industrial Control System Threat Landscape report for H2 2020 which is based on statistical data collected by the distributed antivirus Kaspersky Security Network (KSN).  The data analyzed by the experts were received […]

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Today’s podcast reports on the free dissemination of personal information on Twitter users, and the start of National Supply Chain Integrity Month

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The new 802.11bf standard will turn Wi-Fi devices into object sensors:

In three years or so, the Wi-Fi specification is scheduled to get an upgrade that will turn wireless devices into sensors capable of gathering data about the people and objects bathed in their signals.

“When 802.11bf will be finalized and introduced as an IEEE standard in September 2024, Wi-Fi will cease to be a communication-only standard and will legitimately become a full-fledged sensing paradigm,” explains Francesco Restuccia, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northeastern University, in …

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533 million Facebook users’ data gets leaked, Amazon says ‘hey, other companies have workers that pee in bottles too!’ And Stats Can releases a report that suggests most Canadians feel more productive with remote work.

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A new report published by Microsoft revealed that 80% of global enterprises were victims of a firmware-focused cyberattack. Microsoft recently published a report that states, titled “March 2021 Security Signals report,” that revealed that more than 80% of enterprises were victims of at least one firmware attack in the past two years. The study pointed out that […]

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