September 3, 2021

USCYBERCOM is urging organizations to patch a critical CVE-2021-26084 flaw in Atlassian Confluence Server and Data Center, ahead of the Labor Day weekend.  US Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) has issued an alert to warn US organizations to address Atlassian Confluence CVE-2021-26084 vulnerability immediately, ahead of the Labor Day weekend. Government experts are aware of the ongoing […]

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Among the announcements Western Digital made at its HDD Re/Imagine event on Sept. 1, OptiNAND stood out. At first glance, it appears that Western Digital is simply adding a NAND component into its hard disk drives, but it goes a little bit deeper than that. Although SSDs have seen massive jumps in density and performance […]

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The Conti ransomware operators are targeting Microsoft Exchange servers leveraging recently disclosed ProxyShell vulnerability exploits. The Conti ransomware gang is targeting Microsoft Exchange servers leveraging exploits with recently disclosed ProxyShell vulnerabilities. ProxyShell is the name of three vulnerabilities that could be chained by an unauthenticated remote attacker to gain code execution on Microsoft Exchange servers. […]

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Mandiant researchers spotted a new malware family, dubbed PRIVATELOG, that relies on the Common Log File System (CLFS) to evade detection solutions. FireEye’s Mandiant cybersecurity researchers spotted a new malware family, named PRIVATELOG, that relies on the Common Log File System (CLFS) to hide a second-stage payload in registry transaction files to avoid detection. Common […]

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This episode reports on Accenture’s continued denial that a recent cyber attack relates to incidents at customers, a list of the latest U.S.  healthcare institutions hacked and vulnerabilities found in Bluetooth stack

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FBI warns ransomware gangs are actively targeting organizations in the food and agriculture sector. The FBI Cyber Division issued a Private Industry Notification (PIN) to warn of ransomware attacks targeting the Food and Agriculture sector disrupting its operations, causing financial loss and negatively impacting the overall food supply chain. Small farms, large producers, processors and […]

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A critical vulnerability (CVE-2021-34746) that affects Cisco Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software (NFVIS) has been patched and Cisco is urging enterprise admins to quickly upgrade to a fixed version, as proof-of-concept exploit code is already availa…

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Yahoo and AOL acquired for chump-change, WhatsApp fined for breaching EU data privacy regulations, and eight states sign up to adopt driver’s licenses and state IDs in Apple Wallet. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, September 3, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Yes, you heard […]

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