September 10, 2021

This week Google announced updates to Google Workspace to make the switch from remote work to hybrid work simpler for users. In a blog post dated September 8, Google described a number of updates, including changes to Google Chat and Google Meet, expansions to its collaboration hardware portfolio, and third-party integrations. The tech giant has […]

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This week Google announced updates to Google Workspace to make the switch from remote work to hybrid work simpler for users. In a blog post dated September 8, Google described a number of updates, including changes to Google Chat and Google Meet, expansions to its collaboration hardware portfolio, and third-party integrations. The tech giant has […]

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Microsoft has fixed the Azurescape issue, a flaw in Azure Container Instances that allows to take over containers of other platform users. Microsoft has addressed a vulnerability in Azure Container Instances (ACI) called Azurescape that could have allowed a malicious container to take over containers belonging to other users. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability […]

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On Thursday evening, KrebsOnSecurity was the subject of a rather massive (and mercifully brief) distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The assault came from “Meris,” the same new “Internet of Things” (IoT) botnet behind record-shattering attacks against Russian search giant Yandex this week and internet infrastructure firm Cloudflare earlier this summer.

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Security researchers from Broadcom’s Symantec linked a previously undocumented backdoor to the Chinese Grayfly operation. Experts from Broadcom’s Symantec linked a previously undocumented backdoor to the Chinese Grayfly operation. In late August, ESET researchers uncovered the SideWalk backdoor that was employed by the Chine cyberespionage group in an attack aimed at a computer retail company […]

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Back in May 1998, as a member of the hacker think tank, L0pht, I testified under my hacker name, Weld Pond, in front of a U.S. Senate committee investigating government cybersecurity. It was a novel event. Hackers, testifying under their hacker names, …

Read More 2003 Testimony to Congress Proves That We Still Have a Long Way to Go In Building Secure Software

This episode reports on two warnings to Windows administrators,  malware and why CISOs should tighten cloud security

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After being compelled by a Swiss court to monitor IP logs for a particular user, ProtonMail no longer claims that “we do not keep any IP logs.”

EDITED TO ADD (9/14): This seems to be more complicated. ProtonMail is not yet saying that they keep logs. Their privacy policy still states that they do not keep logs except in certain circumstances, and outlines those circumstances. And ProtonMail’s warrant canary has an interesting list of data orders they have received from various authorities, whether they complied, and why or why not.

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The United Nations this week confirmed that its computer networks were hit by a cyberattack earlier this year, as first reported by Bloomberg. The United Nations on Thursday confirmed that its computer networks were hit by a cyberattack earlier this year. “We can confirm that unknown attackers were able to breach parts of the United […]

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Hashtag Trending September 10 – Germany’s Instagram influencer rule; Bitcoin mining arrest; Twitter Communities

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