May 5, 2021

Cisco fixed critical flaws in SD-WAN vManage and HyperFlex HX software that could allow creating admin accounts, and executing commands as root. Cisco has addressed critical vulnerabilities affecting SD-WAN vManage and HyperFlex HX software that could allow creating admin accounts and executing commands as root. Cisco SD-WAN vManage Software flaws (CVE-2021-1275, CVE-2021-1468, CVE-2021-1505, CVE-2021-1506, CVE-2021-1508) could […]

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In MITRE Engenuity’s recent Carbanak+FIN7 ATT&CK Evaluation, Microsoft demonstrated that we can stop advanced, real-world attacks by threat actor groups with our industry-leading security capabilities. In this year’s evaluation, we engaged our unified Microsoft 365 Defender stack, with market-leading capabilities in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and Microsoft Defender for Identity collaborating to provide: Best overall…

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There’s new research that demonstrates security vulnerabilities in all of the AMD and Intel chips with micro-op caches, including the ones that were specifically engineered to be resistant to the Spectre/Meltdown attacks of three years ago.

Details:

The new line of attacks exploits the micro-op cache: an on-chip structure that speeds up computing by storing simple commands and allowing the processor to fetch them quickly and early in the speculative execution process, as the team explains in a writeup from the University of Virginia. Even though the processor quickly realizes its mistake and does a U-turn to go down the right path, attackers can get at the private data while the processor is still heading in the wrong direction…

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A new cybercrime gang, tracked as UNC2529, has targeted many organizations in the US and other countries using new sophisticated malware. A new financially motivated threat actor, tracked by FireEye Experts as UNC2529, has targeted many organizations in the United States and other countries using several new pieces of malware. The group targeted the organization […]

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Phishers targeting Microsoft Office 365 users increasingly are turning to specialized links that take users to their organization’s own email login page. After a user logs in, the link prompts them to install a malicious but innocuously-named app that gives the attacker persistent, password-free access to any of the user’s emails and files, both of which are then plundered to launch malware and phishing scams against others.

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Today’s podcast reports on creating safer passwords, why your car’s infotainment system may be a privacy risk, the discovery of a new hacking group, and security updates from Exim, Dell and Apple

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Wealthsimple snags $750 million in funding from venture funds and Canadian celebrities, Bill and Melinda Gates are calling it quits, and ad blockers are growing in popularity

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Cyber Defense Magazine March 2021 Edition has arrived. We hope you enjoy this month’s edition…packed with over 90 pages of excellent content. Cyber Defense Magazine May 2021 OVER 90+ PAGESLOADED WITH EXCELLENT CONTENTLearn from the experts, cybersecurity best practicesFind out about upcoming information security related conferences, expos and trade shows.  Always free, no strings attached.CLICK HERE AND […]

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Researchers found a critical vulnerability in HPE Edgeline Infrastructure Manager that could be exploited by a remote attacker to bypass authentication. Researchers from Tenable have disclosed a critical authentication bypass vulnerability in HPE Edgeline Infrastructure Manager (EIM), tracked as CVE-2021-29203, that could be exploited by attackers to compromise a customer’s cloud infrastructure. “A security vulnerability […]

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As organisations prepare for what life looks like in a post-pandemic world, one of the many issues they’ll have to address is IT security for home workers. A remote workforce comes with myriad dangers, with employees relying on their home networks – and sometimes their own devices – to complete tasks. And you better hope they have technical skills, because should they experience any technical issues, there’s only so much your IT team can do to help. According to the Velocity Smart Technology Market Research Report 2021, 70% of remote workers said they had experienced IT problems during the pandemic,

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