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  • Movie Tech Review: Child’s Play 2019

    Posted on June 28, 2019 by in News

    TrendMicro Blog June 21, 2019 Watch a movie for work, they said. It’ll be great, they said. What’s the worst that could happen? Find out when a blogger who hates horror movies reviews the new Child’s Play movie; how horrific is technology? Find out…

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  • Microsoft Urges Azure Customers to Patch Exim Worm

    Posted on June 21, 2019 by in News

    Microsoft has urged Azure users to update their systems following the discovery of a major new attack campaign targeting popular email server software. The worm, which Infosecurity reported on last week, targets mail transfer agent product Exim running on Linux-based email servers. It’s claimed that Exim is running on over half (57%) of the world’s email servers, with […]

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  • ‘Wormable’ Microsoft vulnerability: BlueKeep

    Posted on June 14, 2019 by in News, Security

    Blog by Linda Lingle, CISSP, PMP CSB Technology Partners Security Analyst BlueKeep Have RDP open to the outside?  You may want to close that.  Last month’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday was more critical than most.  All Microsoft Patch Tuesday’s are important, but this one is worth getting out of your chair and doing the patch…now. Important […]

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  • I infected you with my private malware (RAT) EMAIL SCAM

    Posted on June 7, 2019 by in News

    We have had some reports of people seeing a new email scam starting with: I infected you with my private malware, RAT. It is a new variation on Bitcoin Email Scam. What is Bitcoin Email Scam? It is an email message from someone claiming to have compromising information and demanding ransom via Bitcoin to keep this […]

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  • WhatsApp discovers ‘targeted’ surveillance attack

    Posted on May 17, 2019 by in News, Security

    Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, said the attack targeted a “select number” of users and was orchestrated by “an advanced cyber-actor”. A fix was rolled out on Friday. On […]

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  • Baltimore Severs Down After Ransomware Attack

    Posted on May 10, 2019 by in News

    When a city is attacked by Ransomware: Another city has become the victim of a ransomware attack, as government officials in Baltimore have revealed that the city hall computer networks have been infected, according to CBS Baltimore. Experts have identified the ransomware used in this case as the RobbinHood variant, about which there is little information […]

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  • Cisco Issues Critical Security Warning for Nexus Data-Center Switches

    Posted on May 3, 2019 by in News

    Thinkstock Cisco released 40 security advisories around Nexus switches, Firepower firewalls and more. Cisco issued some 40 security advisories today but only one of them was deemed “critical” – a vulnerability in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Mode data-center switch that could let an attacker secretly access system resources. The exposure, which […]

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  • Chrome 74 Patches 39 Vulnerabilities

    Posted on April 26, 2019 by in News, Security

    Google this week released Chrome 74 to the stable channel with patches for 39 vulnerabilities, as well as with several other tweaks inside. Of the 39 security fixes included in the new browser iteration, 19 were for vulnerabilities reported by external researchers. These include 5 High severity flaws, 12 Medium risk bugs, and 2 Low […]

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  • Hiding in Plain Sight

    Posted on April 12, 2019 by in News, Security

    This blog was written by Jon Munshaw and Jaeson Schultz. Cisco Talos is continually working to ensure that our threat intelligence not only accounts for the latest threats but also new versions of old threats, such as spam. This often means pursuing cybercriminals wherever they congregate. However, instead of wheeling-and-dealing using hidden servers on some mysterious dark web […]

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  • The U.S. Military Is Creating the Future of Employee Monitoring

    Posted on March 29, 2019 by in News

    Gives a new meaning to “Big Brother.” The U.S. military has the hardest job in human resources: evaluating hundreds of thousands of people for their ability to protect the nation’s secrets. Central to that task is a question at the heart of all labor relations: how do you know when to extend trust or take it […]

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