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Microsoft to kill off old access rules in Exchange Online

9 hodin 26 min zpět
Awoooogah – this is your one-year warning to switch over, enterprises

Microsoft next month will start phasing out Client Access Rules (CARs) in Exchange Online – and will do away with this means for controlling access altogether within a year.…

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Matrix chat encryption sunk by five now-patched holes

28 Září, 2022 - 23:22
You take the green pill, you'll spend six hours in a 'don't roll your own crypto' debate

Four security researchers have identified five cryptographic vulnerabilities in code libraries that can be exploited to undermine Matrix encrypted chat clients. This includes impersonating users and sending messages as them.…

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The web's cruising at 13 million new and nefarious domain names a month

28 Září, 2022 - 22:20
Or so Akamai is dying to tell us

Akamai reckons that, in the first half of 2022 alone, it flagged nearly 79 million newly observed domains (NODs) as malicious.…

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Want to sneak a RAT into Windows? Buy Quantum Builder on the dark web

28 Září, 2022 - 19:00
Beware what could be hiding in those LNK shortcuts

A tool sold on the dark web that allows cybercriminals to build malicious shortcuts for delivering malware is being used in a campaign pushing a longtime .NET keylogger and remote access trojan (RAT) named Agent Tesla.…

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Hacked Fast Company sends 'obscene and racist' alerts via Apple News

28 Září, 2022 - 18:30
Someone going by 'Thrax' claims responsibility for 'incredibly easy' breach

Apple News shut down Fast Company's news channel after "an incredibly offensive alert" was sent to subscribers following a hack of the business publication on Tuesday evening.…

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Reducing the risk of human error in cyber security

28 Září, 2022 - 15:56
Tips on how to turn a potential weakness into a towering strength

Webinar  We all make mistakes. Some happy accidents enhance the way we live. Matches were invented when scientist John Walker was cleaning his laboratory with a wooden stick coated in chemicals and it caught fire. But if you are trying to secure your data, unforced errors are the last thing you need to torch it.…

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Ever suspected bankers could just use WhatsApp comms? $1.8b says you're right

28 Září, 2022 - 15:00
Thought shadow IT at your office was bad? Try enforcing workplace device policies on hedge fund traders

Updated  Ever given a colleague a quick Signal call so you can sidestep a monitored workplace app? Well, we'd hope you're not in a highly regulated industry like staff at eleven of the world's most powerful financial firms, who yesterday were fined nearly $2 billion for off-channel comms.…

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Here's how crooks will use deepfakes to scam your biz

28 Září, 2022 - 09:24
Need some tools of deception? GitHub's got 'em

All of the materials and tools needed to make deepfake videos – from source code to publicly available images and account authentication bypass services – are readily available and up for sale on the public internet and underground forums. …

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Australia asks FBI to help find attacker who stole data from millions of users

28 Září, 2022 - 05:35
Apparent perp claims to have deleted swiped info as carrier Optus struggles to get its story straight

+Comment  Australian authorities have asked the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to assist with investigations into the data breach at local telco Optus.…

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A question of identity

28 Září, 2022 - 05:09
How Incode creates trust by keeping data private and secure

Video  There's no getting away from it, identity is key - the prima materia for creating security and trust in your multi-cloud universe.…

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Sophos fixes critical firewall hole exploited by miscreants

28 Září, 2022 - 02:35
Code-injection bug in your network security... mmm, yum yum

A critical code-injection vulnerability in Sophos Firewall has been fixed — but not before miscreants found and exploited the bug.…

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Samsung sued for gobbling up too much personal info that miscreants then stole

27 Září, 2022 - 20:15
If you're gonna force everyone to register an account, at least protect that data, lawsuit argues

A lawsuit has accused Samsung of failing to address a cyber-intrusion in early 2022, leading to the theft of US customers' personally identifiable information (PII) in a second attack months later in July.…

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Meta busts first Chinese campaign prodding US midterms

27 Září, 2022 - 17:00
Russian cybercriminals were also caught targeting Europe with anti-Ukraine messages

Meta says it has disrupted a misinformation network targeting US political discourse ahead of the 2022 midterm elections – and one that sought to influence public opinion in Europe about the conflict in Ukraine.…

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Microsoft says it's boosted phishing protection in Windows 11 22H2

27 Září, 2022 - 16:00
Security tool warns admins, users when a password is used on an untrusted site or stored locally

In the latest version of Windows 11, namely 22H2, Microsoft has introduced a feature in its Defender SmartScreen tool designed to, hopefully, keep passwords safer.…

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What's Microsoft been up to? A quick tour of Windows 11 22H2's security features

27 Září, 2022 - 13:32
And some requirements to be aware of

In brief  As it rolled out a laundry list of features in the latest version of Windows 11, namely version 22H2, this month, Microsoft has also detailed some of the added security mechanisms.…

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China's infosec researchers obeyed Beijing and stopped reporting vulns ... or did they?

27 Září, 2022 - 08:58
Report finds increase in anonymous vuln reports

The number of vulnerability reports provided by Chinese information security researchers has fallen sharply, according to research by think tank The Atlantic Council, which also found a strangely commensurate increase in bug reports from unknown sources.…

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Ukraine fears 'massive' Russian cyberattacks on power, infrastructure

27 Září, 2022 - 02:03
Will those be before or after the nuke strikes Putin keeps banging on about?

Russia plans to conduct "massive cyberattacks" on Ukraine and its allies' critical infrastructure and energy sector, according to Kyiv.…

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SQL Server admins warned about Fargo ransomware

26 Září, 2022 - 18:00
From a city in North Dakota with a crime problem to file-scrambling nasty

Organizations are being warned about a wave of attacks targeting Microsoft SQL Server with ransomware known as Fargo, which encrypts files and threatens victims that their data may be published online if they do not pay up.…

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How do you run rings around ransomware?

26 Září, 2022 - 15:29
Build data resilience in the cloud first

Webinar  It's critical to protect data from infection or exposure to ransomware. The risks are all too clear and the consequences of inattention, weak foundations, and lack of strategic preparation can be catastrophic.…

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An expert guide to securing APIs

26 Září, 2022 - 11:50
How Web Application and API Protection (WAAP) can help you sleep at night

Webinar  The application programming interface (API) has been around pretty much as long as computing itself, but it's perhaps only since the early years of the millennium that its use exploded with a mass shift to web applications.…

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