Microsoft Releases Windows Security Updates For Critical Flaws

Microsoft formally released fixes for 112 newly discovered security vulnerabilities as part of its November 2020 Patch Tuesday, including an actively exploited zero-day flaw disclosed by Google's security team last week. The rollout addresses flaws, 17 of which are rated as Critical, 93 are rated as Important, and two are rated Low in severity, once again bringing the patch count over 110 afterSource...

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Build Your 2021 Cybersecurity Plan With This Free PPT Template

The end of the year is coming, and it's time for security decision-makers to make plans for 2021 and get management approval. Typically, this entails making a solid case regarding why current resources, while yielding significant value, need to be reallocated and enhanced. The Definitive 2021 Security Plan PPT Template is built to simplify this task, providing security decision-makers with anSource...

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Watch Out! New Android Banking Trojan Steals From 112 Financial Apps

Four months after security researchers uncovered a "Tetrade" of four Brazilian banking Trojans targeting financial institutions in Brazil, Latin America, and Europe, new findings show that the criminals behind the operation have expanded their tactics to infect mobile devices with spyware. According to Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), the Brazil-based threat group GuildmaSource...

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Worried About SaaS Misconfigurations? Check These 5 Settings Everybody Misses

Enterprises depend on SaaS applications for countless functions, like collaboration, marketing, file sharing, and more. But problematically, they often lack the resources to configure those apps to prevent cyberattacks, data exfiltration, and other risks. Catastrophic and costly data breaches result from SaaS security configuration errors. The Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report foundSource...

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Windows 10, iOS, Chrome, Firefox and Others Hacked at Tianfu Cup Competition

Multiple software products from Adobe, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Samsung were successfully pwned with previously unseen exploits in Tianfu Cup 2020, the third edition of the international cybersecurity contest held in the city of Chengdu, China. "Many mature and hard targets have been pwned on this year's contest," the event organizers said. "11 out of 16 targets cracked with 23Source...

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Update Your iOS Devices Now — 3 Actively Exploited 0-Days Discovered

Apple on Thursday released multiple security updates to patch three zero-day vulnerabilities that were revealed as being actively exploited in the wild. Rolled out as part of its iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and watchOS updates, the flaws reside in the FontParser component and the kernel, allowing adversaries to remotely execute arbitrary code and run malicious programs with kernel-level privileges. TheSource...

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North Korean Hackers Used ‘Torisma’ Spyware in Job Offers-based Attacks

A cyberespionage campaign aimed at aerospace and defense sectors in order to install data gathering implants on victims' machines for purposes of surveillance and data exfiltration may have been more sophisticated than previously thought. The attacks, which targeted IP-addresses belonging to internet service providers (ISPs) in Australia, Israel, Russia, and defense contractors based in RussiaSource...

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Premium-Rate Phone Fraudsters Hack VoIP Servers of 1200 Companies

Cybersecurity researchers today took the wraps off an on-going cyber fraud operation led by hackers in Gaza, West Bank, and Egypt to compromise VoIP servers of more than 1,200 organizations across 60 countries over the past 12 months. According to findings published by Check Point Research, the threat actors — believed to be located in the Palestinian Gaza Strip — have targeted Sangoma PBX, anSource...

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Deception Technology: No Longer Only A Fortune 2000 Solution

A cyber-attacker successfully breaks into your environment and begins sneaking around to find something valuable - intellectual property, bank account credentials, company plans, whatever. The attacker makes his way to a certain host on a network node to browse the directories, and suddenly, his connection is cut off. The stolen username and password he acquired no longer works.  Unknowingly,Source...

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If You Don’t Have A SASE Cloud Service, You Don’t Have SASE At All

The Secure Access Service Edge (or SASE) has been a very hot buzzword in the past year. A term and category created by Gartner 2019, SASE states that the future of networking and security lies in the convergence of these categories into a single, cloud-based platform.The capabilities that SASE delivers aren't new and include SD-WAN, threat prevention, remote access, and others that wereSource...

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