Cyber Security
Cyber Security

US govt updates Microsoft Office 365 security best practices

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) today issued an update to its Microsoft Office 365 security best practices as part of an alert distributed via the US National Cyber Awareness System. These recommendations were compiled to address Office 365 security configuration errors that can weaken an organization’s otherwise sound security strategy while migrating from on-premise to cloud collaboration […]

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Critical Security Patches Released for Magento, Adobe

It’s not ‘Patch Tuesday,’ but software giant Adobe today released emergency updates for three of its widely used products that patch dozens of newly discovered critical vulnerabilities. The list of affected software includes Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Bridge, and Magento e-commerce platform, containing a total of 35 vulnerabilities where each one of them is affected with […]

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Microsoft warns of malware surprise pushed via pirated

Pirate streaming services and movie piracy sites have seen a huge surge of incoming traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic with most people now having to stay inside due to shelter in place and lockdown orders. Microsoft warns that malicious actors are taking advantage of this trend trying to infect potential victims with malware delivered via fake movie torrents. “With […]

Cyber Security
Cyber Security

Twitter kills SMS-based tweeting in most countries

Twitter announced today that it has turned off the Twitter via SMS service because of security concerns, a service which allowed the social network’s users to tweet using text messages since its early beginnings. “We want to continue to help keep your account safe,” the company’s support account tweeted earlier today.  “We’ve seen vulnerabilities with SMS, […]

Cyber Security
Cyber Security

Malicious USB Drives Infect 35,000 Computers With

Cybersecurity researchers from ESET on Thursday said they took down a portion of a malware botnet comprising at least 35,000 compromised Windows systems that attackers were secretly using to mine Monero cryptocurrency. The botnet, named “VictoryGate,” has been active since May 2019, with infections mainly reported in Latin America, particularly Peru accounting for 90% of […]