October 8, 2021

Microsoft revealed that Russia-linked cyberespionage groups are behind the majority of the nation-state cyber attacks on US government agencies. Microsoft revealed that most of the cyber attacks on US government agencies are orchestrated by Russia-linked cyberespionage groups. According to the IT giant, approximately 58% of all nation-state attacks between July 2020 and June 2021 were […]

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Cybersecurity awareness trainers can learn a lot from general self-help books, IT World Canada’s MapleSec online summit was told this week. Erin Hutchison, product marketing manager for cybersecurity services at the Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA) – which oversees the .ca domain – said it doesn’t matter that the books don’t deal directly with cybersecurity, […]

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This episode reports on the discoveries of new Linux malware and a new hacking group, details on the FIN12 #ransomware gang and  describes a thick advisory report from Microsoft

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The Dutch government will not tolerate ransomware attacks that could threaten national security, it will use intelligence or military services to curb them. The Dutch government announced that it will not tolerate cyberattacks that pose a risk to its national security and will employ intelligence or military services to counter them. Cyberespionage and sabotage attacks, […]

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Google warned more than 14,000 Gmail users that they have been the target of nation-state spear-phishing campaigns. On Wednesday, Google announced to have warned approximately 14,000 Gmail users that they had been targeted by nation-state hackers. Shane Huntley, the head of the Threat Analysis Group (TAG), wrote on Twitter that his group had sent an above-average batch […]

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With files from Samira Balsara Alberta’s COVID-19 contact tracing app will cost the province a hefty amount, a study reveals U.S. internet is costly and lacks reach, and Intel is scrapping plans to build a chip plant in the U.K.   It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s […]

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Apache Software Foundation has released HTTP Web Server 2.4.51 to completely address a vulnerability that has been actively exploited in the wild. Apache Software Foundation has released HTTP Web Server 2.4.51 to address an actively exploited path traversal vulnerability (CVE-2021-41773) that was only partially addressed with a previous release. An attacker can trigger the flaw […]

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