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Archive for May, 2022

Beware Of New Backdoor Malware Targeting Linux Users

The name Kevin Beaumont may not be familiar to you, but if you're a Linux or Solaris user, he may have just saved you a whole lot of grief. Recently, Mr. Beaumont ...

New Phishing Scams Using Twitter Account Emails

Hackers around the world are increasingly targeting verified Twitter accounts with emails designed to pilfer your Twitter login credentials. Verified Twitter accounts differ from standard Twitter accounts in that they sport a ...

Tricky Ransomware Encrypts Small Data But Overwrites Large Data

The MalwareHunterTeam recently discovered a new ransomware operation that is particularly nasty.  Called Onyx, outwardly, the operation does what most ransomware campaigns do.  It gets inside a corporate network, exfiltrates the data ...

Popular Service Being Used To Send Phishing Emails

Google SMTP relay service is wildly popular and used every day by legions of users.  Unfortunately, hackers around the world are aware of this and increasingly they've begun abusing the SMTP relay ...

Security Warnings Coming To Certain Google Apps To Help Users

Google has been making some fantastic changes to bolster user security in recent weeks. That includes changes to their Google Play Store that will require developers to disclose exactly what data they ...

Three Big Companies Working On Passwordless Login Options

Ask just about any IT security professional and they will tell you that weak user passwords are one of the biggest problems and most persistent threats to corporate networks. Despite years of ...

New Delivery Method For Ransomware Discovered Called Bumblebee

Some interesting and disturbing changes are afoot in the hacking world.  It appears that the TrickBot gang is now working for the Conti Syndicate. TrickBot is a well-known group of botnet developers ...

Microsoft Edge Browser To Get Free Limited VPN

There's a big change coming to the Microsoft Edge browser.  Big enough that it may prompt some users to switch to Edge. Recently, Microsoft announced that they'll be adding a free built-in ...

Many IOT Devices At Risk Due To DNS Vulnerability

How many "smart" devices do you have connected to your home or company network?  It's probably a higher number than you originally estimated.  However large that number is, it pays to be ...

Users Without Internet Explorer Updates Are Vulnerable To Malware

Researchers at Bitdefender have discovered a new malware campaign.  This one uses an attack method that has fallen out of favor in recent months, called the Exploit Kit. Exploit Kits used to ...

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Intel Users Should Update Firmware To Avoid This Ransomware

Intel Users Should Update Firmware To Avoid This Ransomware

Not long ago, researchers at Eclypsium got a lucky break.  An unknown and unidentified individual began leaking communications from inside[...]
The Windows Follina Vulnerability Has A Temporary Fix

The Windows Follina Vulnerability Has A Temporary Fix

File this away under "good news, bad news." The bad news is that there's a new, critical zero-day threat to be[...]
Microsoft Will Not Release Exchange Server Updates Until 2025

Microsoft Will Not Release Exchange Server Updates Until 2025

Are you planning on setting up an Exchange server soon or are you running one now?  If so, be aware[...]

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