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reader comments 82 with 56 posters participating Share this story The world woke up on Tuesday to two new vulnerabilities—one in Windows and the other in Linux—that allow hackers with a toehold in a vulnerable system to bypass OS security restrictions and access sensitive resources. As operating systems and applications become harder to hack, successful ..

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Getty Images reader comments 154 with 102 posters participating Share this story Smartphones belonging to more than three dozen journalists, human rights activists, and business executives have been infected with powerful spyware that an Israeli firm sells, purportedly to catch terrorists and criminals, The Washington Post and other publications reported. The handsets were infected with ..

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reader comments 66 with 33 posters participating Share this story The Russian state hackers who orchestrated the SolarWinds supply chain attack last year exploited an iOS zero-day as part of a separate malicious email campaign aimed at stealing Web authentication credentials from Western European governments, according to Google and Microsoft. In a post Google published ..

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reader comments 29 with 24 posters participating Share this story SolarWinds, the company at the center of a supply chain attack that compromised nine US agencies and 100 private companies, is scrambling to contain a new security threat: a critical zero-day vulnerability in its Serv-U product line. Microsoft discovered the exploits and privately reported them ..

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reader comments 69 with 48 posters participating Share this story An emergency patch Microsoft issued on Tuesday fails to fully fix a critical security vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that allows attackers to take control of infected systems and run code of their choice, researchers said. The threat, colloquially known as PrintNightmare, stems ..

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Researchers have discovered 10 vulnerabilities — a majority rated critical or high severity — in CODESYS industrial automation software that is used in many industrial control system (ICS) products. Researchers at Russian cybersecurity company Positive Technologies identified the vulnerabilities in various products made by CODESYS. They initially found the flaws in a programmable logic controller ..

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Two members of the notorious Carbanak cybergang were sentenced to 8 years in prison, Kazakhstani authorities announced this week. While they did not reveal the names of the sentenced individuals, the Kazakh authorities did say that they were accused of stealing roughly $4.7 million from two banks in the country between 2016 and 2017, as ..

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Exabeam, a late-stage startup in the data analytics and SIEM space, has landed a new $200 million funding round that values the company at $2.4 billion. The announcement of Exabeam’s latest Series F funding, described as a “growth round,” coincides with news that co-founder and CEO Nir Polak will be replaced by former ForeScout chief ..

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Looking to build stronger responses against cyberattacks in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, Microsoft on Monday announced the creation of a cybersecurity council for the public sector in the region. The Asia Pacific Public Sector Cybersecurity Executive Council consists of policy makers and influencers from Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.  It seeks seeks to ..

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SonicWall last week announced the availability of patches for a severe vulnerability in its Network Security Manager (NSM) product. NSM is a firewall management application that provides the ability to monitor and manage all network security services from a single interface, as well as to automate tasks to improve security operations. SonicWall’s platform is available ..

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