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FoggyWeb: SolarWinds Hackers Access Microsoft AD Servers

Background The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has released information on the uncovering of a widespread malicious email campaign undertaken by the activity group that Microsoft tracks as NOBELIUM. Nobelium, which operates from Russia, is the name given to the threat actor behind...

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TOP Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities (AA21-209A)

Background Cyber actors continue to exploit publicly known—and often dated—software vulnerabilities against broad target sets, including public and private sector organizations worldwide. However, entities worldwide can mitigate the vulnerabilities listed in this report by applying the available patches to their...

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Cyber Security Breaches in Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has been adopted by almost every organization due to its various benefits and work flexibility. However, with this adoption of the cloud, certain cybersecurity issues have been observed in cloud computing. Approximately 94% of organizations are moderate to...

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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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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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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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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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Covid-19 Early Release Of Super: Skilled Cyber-Scammers Steals Thousands Of Dollars Using myGovID

The Federal government has recently allowed individuals affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus to apply for the early release of their superannuation. Alarmingly, Government officials have uncovered a “highly complex” early-access fraud that robbed 150 Australians of $120,000 to...

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Beware Of Privacy-Policy Loopholes!

Every time you are installing a new application, updating your operating system, or getting a new loyalty card from the drugstore - you are presented with a lengthy legal statement and asked if you agree with the Terms of Service...

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COVID-19: Beware Of The Virus, Beware Of The Scams!

"Coronavirus is officially declared as a pandemic"  The entire world is now striving hard to defend the systemic threats posed by COVID-19, but two unseen groups of people are poised to capitalize on the crisis:  Hackers and hand sanitizer vendors. ...

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