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Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector (AA20-302A)

During COVID 19 pandemic, cybersecurity attacks related news have been followed more after COVID news. We have seen cyber criminals have responded to the crisis in different ways. Across the globe, we have seen a sudden rise in ransomware attacks....

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FISCAL YEAR 2019 – RISK VULNERABILITY AND ASSESSMENT (RVA)

The Cybersecurity and Information Security Agency (CISA) has released a mapping analysis of 44 of its Risk and Vulnerability Assessments (RVAs) conducted in Fiscal Year 2019 to the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK) Framework. CISA has identified...

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Microsoft Exchange Servers Still At Risk To Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities!

According to Cybernetic Global Intelligence (CGI) cybersecurity auditors, majority of Microsoft Exchange Servers still need to be updated with a fix for a critical memory corruption vulnerability reported earlier this year. These unpatched servers are extremely vulnerable to attack. Over...

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Woman Dies During A Ransomware Attack On Dusseldorf Hospital

It may be the first death directly connected to a cybersecurity attack. During a ransomware attack on Duesseldorf University Hospital, a woman in Germany died in what may be the first death directly linked to a hospital cyber - attack....

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Inadequate Cyber Security: Company Sued Over For Providing Poor Security Standards

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is appealing to the Federal Court for failing to uphold a "reasonable standard" for cybersecurity. ASIC alleges in its court filings that RI Group did not do enough to ensure security. That its...

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Microsoft Patches Remote Execution, Spoofing Vulnerabilities In Active Use

The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency alerted to two Microsoft software updates. The recent patch (August 12, 2020) addresses both a vulnerability to spoofing and a flaw to remote execution of code (RCE) currently under active...

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Telstra Cyber Attack: The Widening Loopholes In Australian Cyber Security

A cyber-attack on Telstra's network that left tens of thousands of homes without broadband is a major concern for both carriers and the Australian government, as it indicates how easily Chinese or Russian hackers who refuse service attacks on Australian...

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Australia Cyber Attacks: How to mend the loopholes on ‘sophisticated’ Cyber Hacks

The Federal Government of Australia is reacting to a cyber assault that threatens Australian governments and firms across a wide range of industries. On Friday 19 June, Prime Minister Scott Morrison reported that a "sophisticated state-based cyber hacker" is targeting...

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Have you patched these top 10 repeatedly exploited vulnerabilities?

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the FBI, and the US government recently issued an alert about the Top 10 Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities found by the US government between 2016 and 2019. The alert aims to provide a list...

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Increasing Security Breaches In Mobile Banking Apps: FBI Warns Public

Escalating Security Breaches In Mobile Banking Apps: FBI Warns Public to Steadfast Security As the public keeps increasing their use of mobile banking apps on an extensive scale. It is mostly due to increased time at home due to the...

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