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 2021-11-04 15:13 

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Windows 10 21H1 now in broad deployment, available to everyone...

Microsoft has designated Windows 10, version 21H1 (aka the May 2021 Update) for broad deployment, making it available to everyone via Windows Update. [...]...

 2021-11-04 13:54 

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Ukraine links members of Gamaredon hacker group to Russian FSB...

SSU and the Ukrainian secret service say they have identified five members of the Gamaredon hacking group, a Russian state-sponsored operation known for targeting Ukraine since 2014. [...]...

 2021-11-04 13:23 

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Crypto investors lose $500,000 to Google Ads pushing fake wallets...

Threat actors are using advertisements in Google Search to promote fake cryptocurrency wallets and DEX platforms to steal user's cryptocurrency. [...]...

 2021-11-04 11:22 

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Lockean multi-RaaS affiliate linked to attacks against French businesses...

Details about the tools and tactics used by a ransomware affiliate group, now tracked as Lockean, have emerged today in a report from France's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). [...]...

 2021-11-04 11:22 

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Lockean multi-ransomware affiliates linked to attacks on French orgs...

Details about the tools and tactics used by a ransomware affiliate group, now tracked as Lockean, have emerged today in a report from France's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). [...]...

 2021-11-03 22:55 

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Alleged Twitter hacker charged with theft of $784K in crypto via SIM swaps...

The US Department of Justice has indicted a suspected Twitter hacker known as 'PlugWalkJoe'; for also stealing $784,000 worth of cryptocurrency using SIM swap attacks. [...]...

 2021-11-03 18:22 

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Beware: Free Discord Nitro phishing targets Steam gamers...

A new Steam phishing promoted via Discord messages promises a free Nitro subscription if a user links their Steam account, which the hackers then use to steal game items or promote other scams. [...]...

 2021-11-03 17:22 

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UK Labour Party discloses data breach after ransomware attack...

The UK Labour Party notified members that some of their information was impacted in a data breach after a ransomware attack hit a third-party organization that was managing the party's data. [...]...

 2021-11-03 16:47 

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BlackMatter ransomware moves victims to LockBit after shutdown...

With the BlackMatter ransomware operation shutting down, existing affiliates are moving their victims to the competing LockBit ransomware site for continued extortion. [...]...

 2021-11-03 16:29 

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Stealthier version of Mekotio banking trojan spotted in the wild...

A new version of a banking trojan known as Mekotio is being deployed in the wild, with malware analysts reporting that it's using a new, stealthier infection flow. [...]...

 2021-11-03 15:19 

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US sanctions NSO Group and three others for spyware and exploit sales...

The U.S. has sanctioned four companies located in Israel, Russia, and Singapore for the development of spyware or the sale of hacking tools used by state-sponsored hacking groups. [...]...

 2021-11-03 14:28 

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Mobile phishing attacks targeting energy sector surge by 161%...

Mobile phishing attacks targeting employees in the energy industry have risen by 161% compared to last year's (H2 2020) data, and the trend is showing no signs of slowing down. [...]...

 2021-11-03 13:58 

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Sonos, HP, and Canon devices hacked at Pwn2Own Austin 2021...

During the first day of Pwn2Own Austin 2021, contestants won $362,500 after exploiting previously unknown security flaws to hack printers, routers, NAS devices, and speakers from Canon, HP, Western Digital, Cisco, Sonos, TP-Link, and NETGEAR. [...]...

 2021-11-03 13:42 

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Yahoo becomes the next US firm to pull services out of China...

Yahoo is pulling its services out of China, citing an 'increasingly challenging operating environment.' [...]...

 2021-11-03 12:10 

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CISA orders federal agencies to fix hundreds of exploited security flaws...

CISA has issued this year's first binding operational directive (BOD) ordering federal civilian agencies to mitigate security vulnerabilities exploited in the wild within an aggressive timeline. [...]...

 2021-11-03 11:28 

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Microsoft: Windows 11 built-in apps might not open on some systems...

Microsoft says Windows 11 users might experience issues opening or using some built-in apps and features due to an expired digital certificate. [...]...

 2021-11-03 05:59 

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BlackMatter ransomware claims to be shutting down due to police pressure...

The BlackMatter ransomware is allegedly shutting down its operation due to pressure from the authorities and recent law enforcement operations. [...]...

 2021-11-02 20:08 

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Facebook deletes 1 billion faceprints in Face Recognition shutdown...

Facebook announced today that they will no longer use the Face Recognition system on their platform and will be deleting over 1 billion people's facial recognition profiles. [...]...

 2021-11-02 17:46 

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Over 30,000 GitLab servers still unpatched against critical bug...

A critical unauthenticated, remote code execution GitLab flaw fixed on April 14, 2021, remains exploitable, with over 50% of deployments remaining unpatched. [...]...

 2021-11-02 16:08 

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Microsoft 365 outage blocks access to OneDrive, SharePoint files...

A Microsoft 365 outage prevents access to files, such as Excel documents, stored on the SharePoint Online, OneDrive, Office, and Microsoft Teams cloud storage services. [...]...

 2021-11-02 15:37 

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Microsoft announces new endpoint security solution for SMBs...

Microsoft today announced a new endpoint security solution dubbed Microsoft Defender for Business, specially built for small and medium-sized businesses. [...]...

 2021-11-02 15:00 

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Microsoft Edge for Linux out of beta, now generally available...

Microsoft announced today that the Chromium-based Edge web browser is now generally available on the Linux platform via the stable channel. [...]...

 2021-11-02 14:50 

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macOS Monterey update causes some Macs to become unbootable...

A growing number of Mac and Macbook owners report that their devices become unbootable after attempting to update to the latest version of macOS, codenamed 'Monterey.' [...]...

 2021-11-02 12:27 

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MITRE shares list of most dangerous hardware weaknesses...

MITRE shared a list of the topmost dangerous programming, design, and architecture security flaws plaguing hardware this year. [...]...

 2021-11-02 11:59 

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FBI: Ransomware targets companies during mergers and acquisitions...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warns that ransomware gangs are targeting companies involved in "time-sensitive financial events" such as corporate mergers and acquisitions to make it easier to extort their victims. [...]...

 2021-11-02 11:01 

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Android November patch fixes actively exploited kernel bug...

Google has released the Android November 2021 security updates, which address 18 vulnerabilities in the framework and system components, and 18 more flaws in the kernel and vendor components. [...]...

 2021-11-02 00:07 

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'Trojan Source' attack method can hide bugs into open-source code...

Academic researchers have released details about a new attack method they call "Trojan Source" that allows injecting vulnerabilities into the source code of a software project in a way that human reviewers can't detect. [...]...

 2021-11-01 21:55 

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Signal now lets you report and block spam messages...

Signal has added an easy way for users to report and block spam straight from message request screens with a single mouse click. [...]...

 2021-11-01 21:35 

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Microsoft Defender for Windows is getting a massive overhaul...

Microsoft Defender for Windows is getting a massive overhaul allowing home network admins to deploy Android, iOS, and Mac clients to monitor antivirus, phishing, compromised passwords, and identity theft alerts from a single security dashboard. [...]...

 2021-11-01 17:51 

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Canadian province health care system disrupted by cyberattack...

The Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador have suffered a cyberattack that has led to severe disruption to healthcare providers and hospitals. [...]...

 2021-11-01 17:25 

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Kaspersky's stolen Amazon SES token used in Office 365 phishing...

Kaspersky said today that a legitimate Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) token issued to a third-party contractor was recently used by threat actors behind a spear-phishing campaign targeting Office 365 users. [...]...

 2021-11-01 14:37 

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BlackShadow hackers breach Israeli hosting firm and extort customers...

The BlackShadow hacking group attacked the Israeli hosting provider Cyberserve to steal client databases and disrupt the company's services. [...]...

 2021-11-01 14:13 

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FBI: HelloKitty ransomware adds DDoS attacks to extortion tactics...

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has sent out a flash alert warning private industry partners that the HelloKitty ransomware gang (aka FiveHands) has added distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to their arsenal of extortion tactics. [...

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