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Network security, Security

4 Security Tips as the July 15 Tax-Day Extension Draws Near

July 10, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

For all Americans, April 15 is a critical date on our calendars — the dreaded Tax Day! Then along came the pandemic — expanding the potential attack surface exponentially as the workforce transitioned out of the office — and the […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Palo Alto Networks Patches Command Injection Vulnerabilities in PAN-OS

July 9, 2020

Via: Security Week

Based on their CVSS score, the more serious of the flaws is CVE-2020-2034, which impacts the GlobalProtect portal and allows an unauthenticated attacker with network access to the targeted system to execute arbitrary operating system commands with root permissions. “An […]


Cloud security, Security

Overcoming Data Security Challenges in a Hybrid, Multicloud World

July 9, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Cloud computing is evolving at a rapid pace. Today, there’s a range of choices for moving applications and data to cloud that includes various deployment models from public and private to hybrid cloud service types. Organizations are seeking ways to […]


Access control, Data loss, Security, Threats & Malware

15 Billion Credentials Currently Up for Grabs on Hacker Forums

July 8, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Fifteen billion usernames and passwords for a range of internet services are currently for sale on underground forums – shedding light on the sheer scope of compromised credentials that are fueling account takeovers on the internet. A report released Wednesday […]


Application security, Security

Video Conferencing Security Tips You May Have Overlooked

July 8, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Video conferencing applications grew substantially following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. According to Research and Markets article “Video Conferencing Demand Rises due to Social-Distancing,” video conferencing software experienced 62 million downloads in March 2020. This increase in […]


Network security, Security

Security funding soars despite Covid-19 slump, but problems lie ahead

July 8, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Almost £500m has been invested in British cyber security startups in 2020 in spite of the economic slump caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, with the investment well on track to breaking the funding record of £521m set just last […]


Email security, Security

Looks Like Russian Hackers Are on an Email Scam Spree

July 7, 2020

Via: Wired

FOR YEARS, COSTLY email grifts have largely been the provenance of West African scammers, particularly those based in Nigeria. A newly discovered “business email compromise” campaign, though, appears to come from a criminal group in a part of the world […]


Network security, Security

How your web hosting impacts security

July 6, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Web hosting has a much bigger impact on your website than you might expect, so much so, in fact, that the type of hosting you choose could leave your site open to exploit and downtime. Here’s what you need to […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Cisco Patches Vulnerabilities in Small Business Routers, Switches

July 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

Of the eight vulnerabilities for which Cisco published an advisory this week, only CVE-2020-3297 has been rated high severity. This security hole affects some Small Business and managed switches and it allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to access a device’s […]


Network security, Security

Domestic 5G development at core of US communications security plan

July 2, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In late March, during the first phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the White House issued a little-noticed document entitled The National Strategy to Secure 5G of the United States, which articulates a “vision for America to lead the development, deployment, […]