Cyber Security

US govt agencies to disable DoH until federal service is

US government agencies’ chief information officers were recommended today to disable third-party encrypted DNS services until an official DNS resolution service with DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and DNS over TLS (DoT) support is ready. Until then, agencies were reminded that they are legally required to use the EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated (E3A) DNS service on devices connected to […]

Cyber Security

Critical Bugs Found in 3 Popular e-Learning Plugins for

Security researchers are sounding the alarm over newly discovered vulnerabilities in some popular online learning management system (LMS) plugins that various organizations and universities use to offer online training courses through their WordPress-based websites. According to the Check Point Research Team, the three WordPress plugins in question — LearnPress, LearnDash, and LifterLMS — have security […]

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 […]

Cyber Security

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 […]

Cyber Security

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, […]