Security

What is Microsoft Pluton?
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Security

What is Microsoft Pluton?

A quick look at Microsoft's new approach to CPUs that promises to revolutionise Windows security
8 Apr 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Fortinet, Apple Mail, AMD Zen 3 CPUs
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Fortinet, Apple Mail, AMD Zen 3 CPUs

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
8 Apr 2021
Data belonging to 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale on hacker marketplace
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hacking

Data belonging to 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale on hacker marketplace

It's currently unclear whether the data is fresh or part of a historic breach
8 Apr 2021
Fortinet FortiGate 60F: A fully-featured security appliance
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unified threat management (UTM)

Fortinet FortiGate 60F: A fully-featured security appliance

The entry-level UTM appliance offers excellent cloud management and monitoring services
8 Apr 2021
BCDR buyer's guide for MSPs
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Whitepaper

BCDR buyer's guide for MSPs

How to choose a business continuity and disaster recovery solution
7 Apr 2021
What is cross-site scripting (XSS)?
JavaScript
cross-site scripting (XSS)

What is cross-site scripting (XSS)?

How XSS exploits work and how to defend against them
7 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
Wormable Android malware is spreading through WhatsApp messages
Malware on a phone
malware

Wormable Android malware is spreading through WhatsApp messages

Researchers found the malware hidden in an app pretending to be Netflix on the Google Play store
7 Apr 2021
The business guide to ransomware
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ransomware

The business guide to ransomware

Everything you need to know to keep your company afloat
7 Apr 2021
Google accused of “illegally” tracking Android users
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privacy

Google accused of “illegally” tracking Android users

The AAID is unique to all Android devices and can be shared with third parties for more effective targeted advertising
7 Apr 2021
Irish DPC says Facebook data leak affects “significant number" of EU users
Facebook phone app
hacking

Irish DPC says Facebook data leak affects “significant number" of EU users

The regulator is investigating the data leak involving the personal details of 533 million users
7 Apr 2021
European Commission hit by "significant" cyber attack
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Security

European Commission hit by "significant" cyber attack

The EC has confirmed that an “IT security incident” had affected a number of EU institutions, bodies, and agencies' IT infrastructure
7 Apr 2021
Acuant joins Microsoft to enable seamless identity verification on Azure AD
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Microsoft Azure

Acuant joins Microsoft to enable seamless identity verification on Azure AD

Acuant’s My Digital ID relieves users from repeatedly sharing sensitive information
6 Apr 2021
The nine best cyber security courses
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Careers & training

The nine best cyber security courses

These courses can help you to launch a cyber security career or improve your skills
6 Apr 2021
Hackers target LinkedIn users with fake job offers to spread malware
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malware

Hackers target LinkedIn users with fake job offers to spread malware

The Golden Chicken group is selling the More_Eggs backdoor to other groups as a malware as a service (MaaS) model
6 Apr 2021
Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities are being actively exploited
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cyber security

Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities are being actively exploited

Malicious actors are exploiting the flaws to gain access to systems belonging to government and commercial entities
6 Apr 2021
DrayTek Vigor 2927Lac review: A secure all-rounder
DrayTek Vigor 2927Lac
wifi & hotspots

DrayTek Vigor 2927Lac review: A secure all-rounder

Ideal for SMBs and remote workers seeking a security router with top-notch WAN redundancy features
6 Apr 2021
Personal data of 533 million Facebook users found on hacking forum
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data protection

Personal data of 533 million Facebook users found on hacking forum

The leaked records contained users' phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names and relationship status
5 Apr 2021
IT Pro News in Review: WhatsApp under scrutiny, Ransomware refunds and people-driven hacking
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public sector

IT Pro News in Review: WhatsApp under scrutiny, Ransomware refunds and people-driven hacking

Catch up on the top stories of the week in just two minutes
2 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
Sophos XG 230 Rev.2 review: Powerful and flexible
Sophos XG 230 Rev.2
unified threat management (UTM)

Sophos XG 230 Rev.2 review: Powerful and flexible

This high-performance UTM appliance boasts extensive cloud management and remote-security services
1 Apr 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Apple, VMware, OpenSSL
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Apple, VMware, OpenSSL

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
1 Apr 2021
Ubiquiti insider says the company downplayed the severity of a major breach
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data breaches

Ubiquiti insider says the company downplayed the severity of a major breach

Attackers reportedly accessed company source code
31 Mar 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