Rene Millman
Organizations warned of ransomware risk from smaller operators
Ransomware on a red screen
ransomware

Organizations warned of ransomware risk from smaller operators

They may not have the financial muscle, but small-time cyber crooks can cause havoc for critical systems
19 Oct 2021
Iranian hacking group continues to target US citizens
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hacking

Iranian hacking group continues to target US citizens

APT35 used phishing attacks and uploaded spyware onto Google Play Store
18 Oct 2021
VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?
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virtualisation

VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?

Choosing a virtualisation tool can be tricky, so we've pitted two of the most popular head-to-head
15 Oct 2021
11 best python courses
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programming

11 best python courses

Python is the trendy coding language to use; here are some of the best courses out there
15 Oct 2021
30 countries announce crackdown on ransomware payments
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ransomware

30 countries announce crackdown on ransomware payments

Virtual Counter-Ransomware Initiative meeting at White House lays out plans
15 Oct 2021
What is a microservices architecture?
Processor architecture
containers

What is a microservices architecture?

This software development method focuses on flexibility - but how does it work?
15 Oct 2021
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
14 Oct 2021
Hackers used MSHTML exploit a week before patches were ready
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zero-day exploit

Hackers used MSHTML exploit a week before patches were ready

New report finds cyber criminals automating exploit creation to help less capable hackers
14 Oct 2021
Hackers fake DocuSign and offer fraudulent signing methods
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document management systems (DMS)

Hackers fake DocuSign and offer fraudulent signing methods

Criminals impersonate the e-signing company to steal credentials
14 Oct 2021
IBM launches Environmental Intelligence Suite
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artificial intelligence (AI)

IBM launches Environmental Intelligence Suite

Big Blue said new suite would help organizations prepare for climate change problems
13 Oct 2021
Phishing campaign uses math symbol to imitate Verizon logo
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phishing

Phishing campaign uses math symbol to imitate Verizon logo

Fake logo fools victims into thinking they are dealing with the real company
13 Oct 2021
Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows
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zero-day exploit

Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows

Elevation-of-privilege flaw could enable Chinese hackers to mount widespread spying campaign
13 Oct 2021
Supply chain breaches impacted 97% of firms in the past year
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supply chain management (SCM)

Supply chain breaches impacted 97% of firms in the past year

New BlueVoyand research finds that supply chain security breaches are increasing
12 Oct 2021
GitHub revokes duplicate SSH auth keys generated by keypair library
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cyber security

GitHub revokes duplicate SSH auth keys generated by keypair library

Git client GitKraken used the affected library
12 Oct 2021
The 4 most notorious hackers
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hacking

The 4 most notorious hackers

From Snowden to Mitnick, we trace the lives of those who hack
12 Oct 2021
FontOnLake: "Sophisticated" malware targets Linux systems
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malware

FontOnLake: "Sophisticated" malware targets Linux systems

The malware stands out for its ability to maintain persistence on the infected system
11 Oct 2021
Pacific City Bank confirms it was hit by ransomware
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ransomware

Pacific City Bank confirms it was hit by ransomware

Hackers accessed files including documents related to loan applications, such as tax returns, Form W-2 information, and payroll records
11 Oct 2021
Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates
Microsoft Teams on Windows 11
Microsoft Azure

Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates

The bug has been a problem since July
8 Oct 2021
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
7 Oct 2021
Justice Department unveils civil cyber fraud initiative to battle online crime
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cyber attacks

Justice Department unveils civil cyber fraud initiative to battle online crime

New proposal will respond to cyber security breaches and cryptocurrency use in undertaking cyber fraud
7 Oct 2021
Senator to introduce new bill to force ransomware payment disclosures
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ransomware

Senator to introduce new bill to force ransomware payment disclosures

Organizations would have 48 hours to inform DHS
6 Oct 2021
Windows 11 has problems with Oracle VirtualBox
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 has problems with Oracle VirtualBox

Microsoft confirms compatibility issues as new operating system makes its debut
5 Oct 2021
Neiman Marcus data breach hits 4.6 million customers
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data breaches

Neiman Marcus data breach hits 4.6 million customers

The breach took place last year, but details have only now come to light
4 Oct 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
1 Oct 2021
Malware pretending to be Amnesty International antivirus for Pegasus discovered
Amnesty International website
malware

Malware pretending to be Amnesty International antivirus for Pegasus discovered

Victims fearing Pegasus spyware targeted in a new malware campaign
1 Oct 2021
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
502 Bad Gateway page that pops up when a website has a connection issue with its server
web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
1 Oct 2021
The worst hacks of all time
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hacking

The worst hacks of all time

Yahoo, LinkedIn, Facebook, here is a quick guide to some of the biggest data breaches in history
30 Sep 2021
Telegram bots are out to steal your one-time passwords
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hacking

Telegram bots are out to steal your one-time passwords

New scam lets cyber criminals steal money from victims
30 Sep 2021
NSA and CISA offer new security guidance for VPNs
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virtual private network (VPN)

NSA and CISA offer new security guidance for VPNs

Multiple nation-state threat actors using known flaws to access systems
29 Sep 2021
Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware
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ransomware

Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware

New report finds ransomware attacks grew by over 1,000%
29 Sep 2021
Hackers spoof Zix in credential phishing attack
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phishing

Hackers spoof Zix in credential phishing attack

The attack has impacted around 75,000 Office 365, Google Workspace and Exchange users
28 Sep 2021
Microsoft to scrap Basic Authentication in Exchange Online
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft to scrap Basic Authentication in Exchange Online

The tech giant has announced October 2022 as the cut-off date for Exchange Online tenants
27 Sep 2021
100 million IoT devices affected by zero-day flaw
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Internet of Things (IoT)

100 million IoT devices affected by zero-day flaw

Vulnerability could affect car, fire detection, and patient data sensors
24 Sep 2021
Malware developers create malformed code signatures to avoid detection
Malware in code
malware

Malware developers create malformed code signatures to avoid detection

Google researchers uncovers technique used to push dodgy software onto unsuspecting victims
24 Sep 2021
New FamousSparrow hacking group caught targeting hotels
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vulnerability

New FamousSparrow hacking group caught targeting hotels

Microsoft Exchange ProxyLogon flaw used in attacks
24 Sep 2021