SIEM, we need to talk!  Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them”.  Security vendors have spent the last two decades providing more of the same orchestration, detection, and response capabilities, while promising different results. And as the old adage goes, doing the same thing over and over again whilst […]

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Stories about computer security tend to go viral when they bridge the vast divide between geeks and luddites, and this week’s news about a hacker who tried to poison a Florida town’s water supply was understandably front-page material. But for security nerds who’ve been warning about this sort of thing for ages, the most surprising aspect of the incident seems to be that we learned about it at all.

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SAP released seven new security notes on February 2021 Security Patch Day, including a Hot News note for a critical issue affecting SAP Commerce. SAP released seven new security notes on February 2021 Security Patch Day and updated six previously released notes. The new security notes include a Hot News note that addresses a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-21477, […]

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Antivirus firm Emsisoft discloses a data breach, a third-party had access to a publicly exposed database containing technical logs. The anti-malware solutions provider Emsisoft disclosed last week a data breach. The company revealed that a third-party had accessed a publicly exposed database containing technical logs. The root cause of the incident was a misconfiguration of […]

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Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us – and as couples and singletons alike gear up for a day that’s traditionally all about sharing, when it comes to our digital identities, might we be sharing too much, and how can we protect ourselves? With data showing that past, present and possibly even future lovers are willing […]

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The gaming firm CD Projekt Red, which developed popular games like Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher, has disclosed a ransomware attack. The gaming firm CD Projekt Red, which developed popular games like Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher series, has suffered a ransomware attack. The company confirmed the security breach with a series of messages on […]

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Microsoft has recently released the patched vulnerabilities roll which includes 56 system and operating system vulnerabilities and security updates for Windows 10. The complete patching list includes over 1000 items, 300 of them having been flagged as …

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Today’s podcast reports on a global phishing service shut by police in Ukraine, fake proof of virus vaccination cards offered for sale, a video game developer hit by ransomware and the latest Microsoft security updates
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2020 has initiated a sea change into the way organisations of all shapes and sizes approaches business. The new normal is here to stay for a while even after the pandemic subsides and remote and anywhere operations will remain the new norm for companies across the world. To meet the new needs of remote consumers […]

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Understanding is the first step to combating Phishing: Types, Methodology & Prevention Tips  According to the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) by Verizon, phishing is the leading cause of data breaches. The data also shows us that phishing is also widely utilized for cyber espionage with more than three-quarters of all known incidents involving […]

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Facebook toughens up on COVID-19 false claims, the digital currency Dogecoin is skyrocketing, and we take a look at an AI that shows which ads motivated people to buy products.
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Adobe released security patches for 50 flaws affecting six products, including a zero-day flaw in Reader that has been exploited in the wild. Adobe has released security updates that address 50 vulnerabilities affecting its Adobe Acrobat, Magento, Photoshop, Animate, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver products. Adobe fixed 23 CVEs in Adobe Reader, 17 of which have been rated […]

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Microsoft February 2021 Patch Tuesday addresses 56 vulnerabilities, including a flaw that is known to be actively exploited in the wild. Microsoft February 2021 Patch Tuesday security updates address 56 CVEs in multiple products, including Windows components, .NET Framework, Azure IoT, Azure Kubernetes Service, Microsoft Edge for Android, Exchange Server, Office and Office Services and […]

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An international operation conducted by Ukraine’s police, along with the US and Australia peers, shut down the world’s largest phishing Service U-Admin. Last week, an international operation conducted by Ukraine’s police, along with the US and Australian authorities, lead to the shut down of the world’s phishing framework U-Admin. The National Police and its Main […]

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The supply chain attack that Trojanized a SolarWinds update to infect and spy on the IT management platform’s customer base continues to be analyzed. Early reports have called the methods highly sophisticated and the actors highly trained. We do know that IP addresses, a command and control server and a malicious product update file were […]

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The concept of a trail of breadcrumbs in the offensive security community is nothing new; for many years, researchers on both sides of the ethical spectrum have followed the compass based on industry-wide security findings, often leading to groundbreaking discoveries in both legacy and modern codebases alike. This happened in countless instances, from Java to […]

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Quantum computing is the next frontier in computer science. It can bring untold benefits, allowing the development of new materials, tackling pandemics and making the world a greener, safer place. But it also threatens to break the encryption that keeps our data safe from prying eyes. France’s recent announcement to invest €1.8b into Europe’s quantum […]

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By 2023, the size of the global cybersecurity market is predicted to grow to $248.26 billion. The industry is expected to grow at a consistent pace. You know what that means: more open positions, better salaries, and improved perspectives for career growth. Getting a cybersecurity MA degree is not easy, and it might cost you […]

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The development team behind the NextGen Gallery plugin has addressed two severe CSRF vulnerabilities that could have allowed site takeover. The developers behind the NextGen Gallery plugin have fixed two critical Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities, their exploitation could lead to a site takeover, malicious redirects, spam injection, phishing, and other malicious activities. The NextGEN […]

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