October 12, 2021

ReliaQuest announced two new capabilities within GreyMatter, its cloud-native open XDR platform: Security Model Index, and Verify. Now with ReliaQuest GreyMatter, organizations can deliver cyber risk metrics, test and validate security controls across …

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The FreakOut (aka Necro, N3Cr0m0rPh) Python botnet evolves, it now includes a recently published PoC exploit for Visual Tools DVR. Operators behind the FreakOut (aka Necro, N3Cr0m0rPh) Python botnet have added a PoC exploit for Visual Tools DVR, a professional digital video recorder used in surveillance video systems. The POC exploit code for this vulnerability is publicly […]

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Adobe addressed ten vulnerabilities across its Acrobat and Reader, Connect, Commerce, and Campaign Standard products. Adobe has released security updates to address ten vulnerabilities across its Acrobat and Reader, Connect, Commerce, and Campaign Standard products. The IT giant addressed four vulnerabilities in Acrobat and Reader for Windows and macOS, two arbitrary code execution flaws, tracked […]

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Canadian not-for-profit organization Mitacs is helping SMEs in Canada solve business challenges with research solutions from Canadian education institutes

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Olympus US was forced to take down IT systems in the American region (U.S., Canada, and Latin America) following a cyberattack. The medical technology giant Olympus was forced to shut down its computer network in America (U.S., Canada, and Latin America) following a cyberattack. The attack took place on October 10, 2021. “Upon detection of […]

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As organizations move their computing from on-premises to the cloud, they realize that leveraging cloud-native security tools can provide additional cost savings and business benefits to their security infrastructure. Azure network security offers a suite of cloud-native security tools to protect Azure workloads while automating network management, implementing developer security operations (DevSecOps) practices, and reducing the risk of a material security breach.

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I feel sorry for the accused:

The “security incident” that forced a New-York bound flight to make an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport on Saturday turned out to be a misunderstanding — after an airline passenger mistook another traveler’s camera for a bomb, sources said Sunday.

American Airlines Flight 4817 from Indianapolis — operated by Republic Airways — made an emergency landing at LaGuardia just after 3 p.m., and authorities took a suspicious passenger into custody for several hours.

It turns out the would-be “bomber” was just a vintage camera aficionado and the woman who reported him made a mistake, sources said…

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Git GUI client GitKraken team fixed a flaw that lead to the generation of weak SSH keys, users are recommended to revoke and renew their keys. The development team behind the Git GUI client GitKraken has fixed a vulnerability that was leading to the generation of weak SSH keys. The developers addressed the flaw with […]

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