September 14, 2021

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has appointed Kiersten Todt as its new chief of staff. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced to have appointed Kiersten Todt as its new chief of staff, she will replace Acting Chief of Staff Kate Nichols. “The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced today Kiersten […]

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates for September 2021 addressed a high severity zero-day flaw actively exploited in targeted attacks. Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates for September 2021 addressed a high severity zero-day RCE actively exploited in targeted attacks aimed at Microsoft Office and Office 365 on Windows 10 computers. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-40444, resides in the MSHTML, […]

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Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro series, announced today, brings major improvements in connectivity, performance, camera and display. The 6.1-inch iPhone 13 Pro and the 6.7-inch Pro Max use the same design as the iPhone 12 Pro. Not that this is a problem – the phone still looks stunning with its shiny steel band and matte glass […]

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For nearly two years, much of the world has been living online – conducting business, holding meetings, educating and being educated, and retaining some semblance of a normal social life. Businesses have been particularly hard pressed to not only keep clients happy and feeling appreciated but also ensure employees have everything they need to perform […]

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Microsoft today pushed software updates to plug dozens of security holes in Windows and related products, including a vulnerability that is already being exploited in active attacks. Also, Apple has issued an emergency update to fix a flaw that’s reportedly been abused to install spyware on iOS products, and Google’s got a new version of Chrome that tackles two zero-day flaws. Finally, Adobe has released critical security updates for Acrobat, Reader and a slew of other software.

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Latvian vendor MikroTik revealed that recently discovered Mēris botnet is targeting devices that were compromised three years ago. Last week, the Russian Internet giant Yandex has been targeting by the largest DDoS attack in the history of Runet, the Russian Internet designed to be independent of the world wide web and ensure the resilience of the country to an […]

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A high severity vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-3437, in HP OMEN laptop and desktop gaming computers exposes millions of systems to DoS and privilege escalation attacks. Millions of HP OMEN laptop and desktop gaming computers are exposed to multiple attacks by a high severity vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-3437 that was discovered by SentinelLabs researchers. “Potential security vulnerabilities […]

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Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal, with files from the rest of the editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. What’s new this week Ransomware remained the standout threat in America as […]

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Hashtag Trending September 14- Apple VS Epic Games; Google employee allegations; Litecoin declines after fake news

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