Rene Millman
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
16 May 2021
HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers
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cryptocurrencies

HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers

Hackers stealing from wannabe hackers using fake software
16 Apr 2021
PowerShell threats increased over 200% last year
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PowerShell threats increased over 200% last year

A new McAfee report finds PowerShell attacks driven largely by Donoff malware.
14 Apr 2021
What is server redundancy?
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Server & storage

What is server redundancy?

When uptime is all-important, you need redundant servers on hand when trouble strikes
14 Apr 2021
Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months
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hacking

Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months

Unit 42 researchers found 75% of the attacks were critical
13 Apr 2021
New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk
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Internet of Things (IoT)

New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk

The NAME:WRECK flaws affects four popular TCP/IP stacks
13 Apr 2021
Apple to send exec to App Store Senate hearing after initially declining
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Policy & legislation

Apple to send exec to App Store Senate hearing after initially declining

Apple claims it was simply seeking alternative dates when it initially declined
12 Apr 2021
Hackers leak data from dark web marketplace
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cyber security

Hackers leak data from dark web marketplace

Over 600,000 payment card records and 12,000 user records leaked
9 Apr 2021
Hackers are using fake messages to break into WhatsApp accounts
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instant messaging (IM)

Hackers are using fake messages to break into WhatsApp accounts

Hackers are posing as friends to gain users' trust
8 Apr 2021
Hackers sell $38 million in gift cards on Russian marketplace
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hacking

Hackers sell $38 million in gift cards on Russian marketplace

Amazon, Nike, Walmart, and Target among the brands targeted by Russian hacking dark web forum
7 Apr 2021
North Korean hackers target security researchers with fake social media accounts
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hacking

North Korean hackers target security researchers with fake social media accounts

Cyber spies also set up fake Turkish security website to entice victims
1 Apr 2021
Tax refund scammers target university staff and students
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hacking

Tax refund scammers target university staff and students

Like every year, tax refund scammers are in full force
31 Mar 2021
Head of Homeland Security had his email hacked in SolarWinds attack
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cyber security

Head of Homeland Security had his email hacked in SolarWinds attack

Suspected Russian hackers at the center of new claims
30 Mar 2021
How to factory reset Windows 10
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operating systems

How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
30 Mar 2021
Netmask flaw allows hackers to bypass server access controls
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Network & Internet

Netmask flaw allows hackers to bypass server access controls

The vulnerability could leave thousands of networks open to server-side request forgery
29 Mar 2021
Weakness in Mamba ransomware could help recover data
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ransomware

Weakness in Mamba ransomware could help recover data

A two-hour gap before system restart could save organizations from paying the ransom
26 Mar 2021
What is SMTP?
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mail servers

What is SMTP?

Have you ever wondered how your email gets to its recipient?
26 Mar 2021
Forex broker FBS leaves millions of customer records exposed
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data breaches

Forex broker FBS leaves millions of customer records exposed

Data includes names, passwords, emails, passport numbers, credit cards, financial transactions, and more
25 Mar 2021
CNA Financial suffers extensive network disruption following cyber attack
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ransomware

CNA Financial suffers extensive network disruption following cyber attack

The Chicago-based insurer took down its website and systems to mitigate potential damage from the attack
24 Mar 2021
Fake COVID vaccination certificates available on the dark web
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hacking

Fake COVID vaccination certificates available on the dark web

Fast-growing market emerges for people wanting quick vaccine proof to travel abroad
23 Mar 2021
Researchers discover threat actors with links to SolarWinds hack
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hacking

Researchers discover threat actors with links to SolarWinds hack

Report shines a light on the overlap between SilverFish cybercrime group victims and SolarWinds targets
22 Mar 2021
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
19 Mar 2021
CopperStealer malware hijacks Facebook business accounts to run malicious ads
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malware

CopperStealer malware hijacks Facebook business accounts to run malicious ads

The disruption of the campaign was part of coordinated action from Facebook, Cloudflare, and other providers
19 Mar 2021
Hackers target US taxpayers with NetWire and Remcos malware
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malware

Hackers target US taxpayers with NetWire and Remcos malware

Attackers are attempting to lure victims with malware-laced Word documents that purport to contain tax-related content
19 Mar 2021
FBI: Over $4 billion lost to cyber crime in 2020
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cyber crime

FBI: Over $4 billion lost to cyber crime in 2020

The number of complaints to the Internet Crime Complaint Center increased by over two-thirds compared to 2019
18 Mar 2021
"Desperate" job seekers turn to hacking forums for paid work
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hacking

"Desperate" job seekers turn to hacking forums for paid work

Check Point uncovers a worrying new trend of individuals begging cyber criminals for work that would earn them cash quickly
18 Mar 2021
CTO job description: What does a CTO do?
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Business strategy

CTO job description: What does a CTO do?

More than a glorified IT manager, a CTO can have real clout in an organisation
17 Mar 2021
New Mirai variant spotted targeting network devices
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malware

New Mirai variant spotted targeting network devices

Palo Alto researchers claim exploit code for ten vulnerabilities have been used so far
17 Mar 2021
US intelligence agencies deny 2020 election was 'hacked'
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hacking

US intelligence agencies deny 2020 election was 'hacked'

But hackers did try to compromise networks that managed elections, report finds
17 Mar 2021
Mimecast dumps SolarWinds after hackers breached its network
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hacking

Mimecast dumps SolarWinds after hackers breached its network

The email security firm has confirmed that SolarWinds hackers gained access to a "limited number of our source code repositories"
17 Mar 2021
Tech firms that proactively root out security flaws are in high demand
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Security

Tech firms that proactively root out security flaws are in high demand

Organizations are showing increasing enthusiasm for vendor transparency over security
16 Mar 2021
Exchange Server attacks increase 10 times in a week
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Security

Exchange Server attacks increase 10 times in a week

US most attacked by hackers exploiting four zero-day vulnerabilities
15 Mar 2021
The most secure email services of 2021
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email providers

The most secure email services of 2021

Email is not secure by design, but these email providers allow you to send emails with top-level security
12 Mar 2021
Trouble is brewing at Molson Coors after massive hack
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Security

Trouble is brewing at Molson Coors after massive hack

The hack has impacted the brewer’s beer-making capabilities
12 Mar 2021
How to speed up Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to speed up Windows 10

Does Windows 10 feel a bit sluggish for you? Read on for tips and tricks to speed up the OS
12 Mar 2021