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A Controversial Tool Calls Out Vulnerabilities Across the Web

July 27, 2021

Via: Wired

THE WEB HAS long been a playground for hackers, offering up hundreds of millions of public-facing servers to comb through for basic vulnerabilities to exploit. Now one hacker tool is about to take that practice to its logical, extreme conclusion: […]


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Product showcase: ManageEngine Vulnerability Manager Plus

July 27, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Software and hardware vulnerabilities are an ever-present threat to every enterprise. In response to the tedious and time-consuming processes often associated with traditional vulnerability management, enterprise IT administrators have started looking for better alternatives that can integrate with their existing […]


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Windows “PetitPotam” network attack – how to protect against it

July 26, 2021

Via: Naked Security

French researcher Gilles Lionel, who goes by @topotam77, recently published proof-of-concept code that attackers could use to take over a Windows network. The hack, which he has dubbed PetitPotam (which is a nod to the endangered Pygmy Hippopotamus, as far […]


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Norton Security UWP app helps protect Lenovo laptop PCs from hackers and online scams

July 26, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

NortonLifeLock announced that the Norton Security Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app will be pre-installed on select new Lenovo laptop PCs. Expanding its collaboration of more than two decades, NortonLifeLock will help protect Lenovo’s always-on, always-connected laptops, including the Yoga 5G […]


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Manufacturers turning to zero trust to better secure their networks

July 23, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

In response to the 62% global increase in ransomware since 2019 (158% increase in North America) and over 40% of manufacturing firms suffering a cyberattack last year, Onclave Networks recommends manufacturers adopt zero trust architecture and security guidelines as supported […]


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IoT malware attacks rose 700% during the pandemic

July 20, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Zscaler released a study examining the state of IoT devices left on corporate networks during a time when businesses were forced to move to a remote working environment. The report analyzed over 575 million device transactions and 300,000 IoT-specific malware […]


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When ‘Later’ Never Comes: Putting Small Business Cybersecurity First

July 16, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Small- and medium-sized businesses can be victims of digital attacks as much as global ones can. In fact, 88% of small business owners think they’re open to a cyberattack. In response, startups must allocate time and resources to getting the […]


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Windows 11’s best security features

July 12, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Despite the hype and gnashing of teeth over its hardware requirements, Windows 11 fundamentally shifts how Microsoft approaches both consumer and enterprise security. Even though the upgrade process from Windows 10 will be minor and more like a feature release […]


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Three security lessons from a year of crisis

July 9, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Crime thrives in a crisis, and the coronavirus was the largest collective emergency that the world has faced for decades. While there are more heroes than villains in the coronavirus story — think of all the sacrifices doctors, nurses, and […]


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Cyber insurance costs up by a third

July 6, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

In a report, titled Cyber insurance: A hard reset, Howden reported that global insurance pricing has increased by an average of 32%, just under a third, year on year (YoY) in June 2021. This increase has also come alongside a […]