Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the general availability of Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP, a new storage service that allows customers to launch and run complete, fully managed NetApp ONTAP file systems in the cloud for the first time. ONTAP is NetAp…Read More Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP brings data access and management capabilities to AWS cloud
Granulate announced the latest addition to its gProfiler, which now provides support to Graviton processors. With this new addition to gProfiler, organizations running workloads on ARM-based Graviton instances can enjoy out-of-the-box, system-wide visi…Read More Granulate gProfiler provides support to Graviton processors to improve code quality
Action1 announced that its RMM system enabled managed service provider (MSP) Priority One to enhance operational effectiveness and deliver IT service to its clients, while achieving significant time savings. Priority One is a London-based MSP that has …Read More Action1 RMM empowers Priority One to automate remote IT management across endpoints
Cybersecurity training is not the same across all companies; SMB training programs must be tailored according to size and security awareness. Here are an expert’s cybersecurity training tips.Read More 6 cybersecurity training best practices for SMBs
Cyber Command and CISA Issue AlertsCyber Command and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued alerts Friday warning those using Atlassian’s Confluence and Data Center products that attackers are actively exploiting the critical …Read More Atlassian Vulnerability Being Exploited in the Wild
CORAS Federal has received the P-ATO from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) at the High level. CORAS President and CTO Dan Naselius said, “CORAS’ FedRAMP High P-ATO status provides the federal marketplace the low code/no c…Read More CORAS Federal receives FedRAMP High P-ATO status in the marketplace
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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Interesting article on squid communication.
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Russian-Linked Group Targeted Software Design Firm And Other Tech CompaniesAutodesk, a California-based design software and 3D technology firm, now says it was one of several tech and security companies targeted by a Russian-linked group that carried o…Read More Autodesk Says Company Was Targeted by SolarWinds Attackers
Report Claims Criminals Are Installing Proxyware ServiceSecurity firm Cisco Talos reported this week that cybercriminals have found a new way to make money from their victims, by abusing internet-sharing “proxyware” platforms such as Honeygain and Nano…Read More Attackers Are Selling Their Victims’ Internet Bandwidth
Black Hat is a hacker-themed board game.Read More Hacker-Themed Board Game
This episode features a discussion about the risks of relying on one-backup source strategy and on insider threats
The post Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Sept. 3, 2021 first appeared on IT World Canada.Read More Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Sept. 3, 2021
Experts Warn of Continued Scrutiny in Cryptocurrency MarketsThe U.S. SEC announced civil action against defunct cryptocurrency lending platform BitConnect for allegedly defrauding investors out of $2 billion. In response, experts say cryptocurrency mar…Read More SEC Charges BitConnect on $2 Billion Fraud Scheme
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 […]Read More What is Western Digital’s OptiNAND?
US Department of Homeland Security names new chief technology officer and new CISA chief information officerRead More DHS Makes Senior Cybersecurity Appointments
USCYBERCOM and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are sounding the alarm just before the Labor Day weekend in the U.S., urging organizations to patch a critical vulnerability (CVE-2021-26084) affecting Atlassian Confluence Serv…Read More USCYBERCOM Warns of Mass Exploitation of Atlassian Vulnerability Ahead of Holiday Weekend
Adam Levin was a guest on the Daily Zeitgeist podcast, where he discussed the surveillance economy with hosts Jack O’Brien and Miles Gray.
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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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Nine months after Accellion breach, Michigan’s largest healthcare provider joins victim listRead More Accellion Breach Impacts Beaumont Health
Fail2ban should be on every one of your Linux servers. If you’ve yet to install it on either Rocky Linux or AlmaLinux, Jack Wallen is here to help you out with that.Read More How to install fail2ban on Rocky Linux and AlmaLinux
Grant Oviatt, director of incident-response engagements at Red Canary, provides advice and best practices on how to get there faster.Read More The State of Incident Response: Measuring Risk and Evaluating Your Preparedness
The financially motivated group looked to steal payment-card data from a California-based point-of-sale service provider.Read More FIN7 Capitalizes on Windows 11 Release in Latest Gambit
Class action lawsuit filed against university after exposure of thousands of students’ Social Security numbersRead More Student Sues Syracuse University Over Data Breach
In a surprise Friday announcement, Apple said it will take more time to improve its controversial child safety tools before it introduces them.More feedback sought
The company says it plans to get more feedback and improve the system, which had thre…
Dear reader, if you’re interested in finding out more about what is whaling, please take a seat and get a delicious cup of coffee or tea and read carefully, because this extended guide will provide you with information on several aspects of the matter:…Read More What Is Whaling: Whaling Phishing Attacks
Jon D. Paul has written the fascinating story of the HX-63, a super-complicated electromechanical rotor cipher machine made by Crypto AG.Read More History of the HX-63 Rotor Machine
Vaccination passports – what you need to know. A guide to kids’ smartphone security. CISA lists single-factor authentication as bad practice.
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Atlantic Council: Extortion Is an Old Crime; We Have Existing StrategiesRansomware is the result of a criminal blending technology’s wonders: networking and encryption. It’s a modern day implementation of extortion, a crime as old as time. The Atlantic…Read More Could Lessons From Plane Hijackings Help Fight Ransomware?
Playbook Leak Reveals Effective Training Program for Less-Sophisticated AffiliatesAs the United States heads into a holiday weekend, experts are warning that ransomware-wielding attackers are sure to unleash crypto-locking chaos in the coming days, wit…Read More Conti Ransomware Threat Rising as Group Gains Affiliates
Following the public release of a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) exploit for a recently disclosed Atlassian Confluence Remote Code Execution (RCE) bug, cybercriminals are actively searching for and abusing it to install cryptocurrency mining malware. CVE-2021-…Read More Hackers Actively Exploit Critical Vulnerability Found in Atlassian Confluence
The fine received by WhatsApp is the result of an inquiry that began in December 2018 after the privacy watchdog, the Data Privacy Commissioner (DPC), received several complaints about WhatsApp data processing operations from “individual data sub…Read More WhatsApp Will Appeal the $266 Million Fine It Received
Apple announced Friday that it will delay the rollout of its controversial new child pornography protection tools, accused by some of undermining the privacy of its devices and services.
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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A new alert issued by the FBI is warning organizations operating in the food and agricultural sector that they are actively targeted by ransomware cybercriminals. According to the notification, the ransomware attacks against this sector disrupt operati…Read More Food and Agricultural Sector Appealing for the Ransomware Actors, FBI Warns
Latest episode – listen now!Read More S3 Ep48: Cryptographic bugs, cryptocurrency nightmares, and lots of phishing [Podcast]
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 stackRead More Cyber Security Today, Sept. 3, 2021 – Accenture stiffens, healthcare institutions hacked and watch for Bluetooth patches
Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is a Microsoft security technology (for Windows operating systems) that prevents malicious code from being executed from system memory locations. By using a set of hardware and software technologies DEP is performing add…Read More What Is Data Execution Prevention (DEP)?
Apple has revealed eight US states will start accepting driver’s licenses and other state IDs that are stored on iPhonesRead More Eight US States to Begin Accepting Digital Driving Licenses
Cybercriminal enterprise is mass testing millions of usernames and passwords per day in a hunt for loyalty card data.Read More Brute-Force Attacks Target Inboxes for Gift Card Data
Surprise or not, it looks like the SolarWinds attacks have gone further than we might have thought. It happens that one of the targeted companies by the Russian attackers back then was also Autodesk who only recently confirmed they were affected by the…Read More Software Company Autodesk Also Targeted by the Hackers Behind the SolarWinds Attack
(Disclosure: The vendors mentioned are clients of the author).Conversational AI is, at heart, a new interface in computing where the computer learns how to best work with a human rather than the reverse. While primarily focused for now on tele-sales…Read More Three ways conversational AI could boost productivity
With more than 20,000 pages of content and a global network of freelancers, Small Business Trends has some complex workflow challenges.When it went looking for solutions to manage the creation and publishing of content, it found that commercial pack…Read More Low-code/no-code yields solutions that fit
Transparency Shortfalls Cited, as WhatsApp Accused of Not Revealing Data SharingIreland’s privacy law enforcer, the Data Protection Commission, has hit WhatsApp with a 225 million euro ($266 million) fine, finding that it violated the EU’s General Data…Read More Facebook’s WhatsApp Hit With $266 Million GDPR Fine
Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new malware family that relies on the Common Log File System (CLFS) to hide a second-stage payload in registry transaction files in an attempt to evade detection mechanisms.
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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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White House issues best practices for ransomware protectionRead More Tech CEOs: Multi-Factor Authentication Can Prevent 90% of Attacks
For all the ways travel is different these days, one thing hasn’t changed: Moving from one place to another can be a massive hassle. There’s plenty of room for inconvenience and error, and a journey rarely goes according to plan.But while there’s no…Read More The best travel apps for Android
Smartphones are kids’ trusty companions both in- and outside the classroom, and as they return to their desks, we’ve prepared some handy tips on how to keep their devices secure.
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Regulator comes down hard on SpyFone and its CEORead More FTC Bans Stalkerware App in Industry First
Regulator comes down hard on SpyFone and its CEORead More FTC Bans Stalkerware App in Industry First
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of data breach trends. Also featured: yet another Microsoft Exchange vulnerability and misconceptions about cybercrime groups.Read More Analysis: The Latest Data Breach Trends
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…Read More Patched: Critical bug with public PoC exploit in Cisco infrastructure virtualization software (CVE-2021-34746)
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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Andy Castillo, who was indicted on capital murder charges and was accused of cyber-stalking, has died in jailRead More Texan Accused of Cyber-Stalking and Murder Dies in Jail
IoT and OT systems have expanded the attack surfaceRead More FBI Warns Food and Agriculture Firms of Ransomware Threat