October 13, 2021

Vaultree introduced an Encryption-as-a-Service solution to improve data protection for the cloud era. The company’s end-to-end encryption technology provides companies in highly regulated industries with a solution that makes it possible to work with f…

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Apple has silently addressed a zero-day vulnerability that could allow attackers to gain access to sensitive user data. Apple has silently addressed zero-day vulnerability with the release of iOS 15.0.2, the vulnerability could allow attackers gain access to sensitive user information. The flaw was reported to the IT giant by software developers Denis Tokarev seven […]

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The Rise of Ransomware Ransomware attacks dominate news coverage of the cybersecurity industry. And it’s no wonder – with million-dollar payouts, infrastructure attacks and international manhunts, ransomware makes for exciting headlines. But its recent domination of the airwaves has been a long time coming.   “The first types of ransomware have existed for quite some […]

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The MyKings botnet (aka Smominru or DarkCloud) is still alive and continues to spread, allowing its operators to make huge amounts of money. Avast Threat Labs researchers reported that the MyKings botnet (aka Smominru or DarkCloud) is still alive and is allowing its operators to earn huge amounts of money via cryptomining activities. Avast researchers reported […]

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It’s a matter of going after those with deep pockets. From Wired:

Cloudflare was sued in November 2018 by Mon Cheri Bridals and Maggie Sottero Designs, two wedding dress manufacturers and sellers that alleged Cloudflare was guilty of contributory copyright infringement because it didn’t terminate services for websites that infringed on the dressmakers’ copyrighted designs….

[Judge] Chhabria noted that the dressmakers have been harmed “by the proliferation of counterfeit retailers that sell knock-off dresses using the plaintiffs’ copyrighted images” and that they have “gone after the infringers in a range of actions, but to no avail — every time a website is successfully shut down, a new one takes its place.” Chhabria continued, “In an effort to more effectively stamp out infringement, the plaintiffs now go after a service common to many of the infringers: Cloudflare. The plaintiffs claim that Cloudflare contributes to the underlying copyright infringement by providing infringers with caching, content delivery, and security services. Because a reasonable jury could not — at least on this record — conclude that Cloudflare materially contributes to the underlying copyright infringement, the plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment is denied and Cloudflare’s motion for summary judgment is granted.”…

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It’s a matter of going after those with deep pockets. From Wired:

Cloudflare was sued in November 2018 by Mon Cheri Bridals and Maggie Sottero Designs, two wedding dress manufacturers and sellers that alleged Cloudflare was guilty of contributory copyright infringement because it didn’t terminate services for websites that infringed on the dressmakers’ copyrighted designs….

[Judge] Chhabria noted that the dressmakers have been harmed “by the proliferation of counterfeit retailers that sell knock-off dresses using the plaintiffs’ copyrighted images” and that they have “gone after the infringers in a range of actions, but to no avail — every time a website is successfully shut down, a new one takes its place.” Chhabria continued, “In an effort to more effectively stamp out infringement, the plaintiffs now go after a service common to many of the infringers: Cloudflare. The plaintiffs claim that Cloudflare contributes to the underlying copyright infringement by providing infringers with caching, content delivery, and security services. Because a reasonable jury could not — at least on this record — conclude that Cloudflare materially contributes to the underlying copyright infringement, the plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment is denied and Cloudflare’s motion for summary judgment is granted.”…

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Dutch police warn customers of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) website of stopping using the service to avoid prosecution. Dutch police warn customers of a booter service, abused to carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, of to stop using it to avoid prosecution. The letter sent by the Dutch Police aims to work as a deterrent […]

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Information security is the practice of protecting an organization’s data from illegal access, disclosure, disruption, or change. It includes processes, organizational standard operating procedures, and tools that secure a company’s sensitive information and is usually handled by the company’s security experts. Its main goal is to minimize threats and susceptibility to outside attacks. Large companies […]

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AWS is the most used cloud platform on the planet. It offers a wide range of solutions and services such as cloud computing, relational database, simple storage solutions, and the list goes on. Organizations use these services to fulfil their IT needs and run their businesses online. However, hackers have always tried to disrupt these […]

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Today’s episode reports on new ransomware attacks, a Verizon logo scam, security updates available and more

The post Cyber Security Today, Oct. 13, 2021 – Quebec talent agency and U.S. fertility clinic hit by ransomware, a Verizon logo scam, and more first appeared on IT World Canada.

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Threat actors are using mathematical symbols on impersonated company logos to evade detection in phishing campaigns. Researchers from anti-phishing cybersecurity firm INKY have detailed a new technique to evade detection in phishing attacks, it leverages using mathematical symbols on impersonated company logos. The experts analyzed the case of a campaign targeting the customers of the […]

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Amazon changes its remote work plans, Android phones may be snooping more than we thought, and Waze forms an unlikely duo with Headspace. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Wednesday, October 13, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Amazon’s CEO Andy Jassy revealed via a memo on […]

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