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Medibank breach: Security failures revealed (lack of MFA among them)

The 2022 Medibank data breach / extortion attack perpetrated by the REvil ransomware group started by the attackers leveraging login credentials stolen from a private computer of an employee of a Medibank’s IT contractor. According to a stateme.....»»

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Atsign NoPorts establishes an encrypted IP tunnel directly between devices

Atsign introduces NoPorts to offer a secure remote access solution, exceeding current limitations and setting a new standard for secure connectivity. NoPorts establishes an encrypted IP tunnel directly between devices, eliminating the need for expose.....»»

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Edge services are extremely attractive targets to attackers

The cyber threat landscape in 2023 and 2024 has been dominated by mass exploitation, according to WithSecure. Edge service KEV vulnerability trends 64% of all edge service and infrastructure Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) in the Known Ex.....»»

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Enhancing security through collaboration with the open-source community

In this Help Net Security interview, Alan DeKok, CEO at NetworkRADIUS, discusses the need for due diligence in selecting and maintaining open-source tools, and brings out the potential risks and benefits of collaborating with the open-source communit.....»»

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How to create your cybersecurity “Google Maps”: A step-by-step guide for security teams

Cybersecurity isn’t just about firewalls and antivirus. It’s about understanding how your defenses, people, and processes work together. Just like Google Maps revolutionized navigation, process mapping can revolutionize how you understand.....»»

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Datadog App Builder helps accelerate issue remediation

Datadog launched Datadog App Builder, a low-code development tool that helps teams create self-service applications and integrate them securely into their monitoring stacks. These customized apps help accelerate issue remediation at scale by enabling.....»»

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eBook: The Art & Science of Secure Software Development

Software security requires a creative and disciplined approach. It involves having the vision to develop secure strategy, tactics, and execution. Excelling in the discipline demands thinking through the entire software lifecycle and enforcing securit.....»»

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SUSE announces Liberty Linux Lite for CentOS 7

SUSE announced a new SUSE Liberty Linux offering to help protect CentOS systems from future vulnerabilities. SUSE Liberty Linux Lite for CentOS 7 is a frictionless solution that provides customers with updates and security patches for their existing.....»»

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Critical RCE flaws in vCenter Server fixed (CVE-2024-37079, CVE-2024-37080)

VMware by Broadcom has fixed two critical vulnerabilities (CVE-2024-37079, CVE-2024-37080) affecting VMware vCenter Server and products that contain it: vSphere and Cloud Foundation. “A malicious actor with network access to vCenter Server may.....»»

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42% plan to use API security for AI data protection

While 75% of enterprises are implementing AI, 72% report significant data quality issues and an inability to scale data practices, according to F5. Data and the systems companies put in place to obtain, store, and secure it are critical to the succes.....»»

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Preparing for a post-quantum future

Post-quantum cryptography (PQC) is a hot topic. A recent paper from Tsinghua University raised doubts about lattice-based cryptography for PQC, though an error was found. This has sparked questions about the strength of soon-to-be-standardized PQC al.....»»

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Mass exploitation is the new primary attack vector for ransomware

The cyber threat landscape in 2023 and 2024 has been dominated by mass exploitation, according to WithSecure. Edge service KEV vulnerability trends 64% of all edge service and infrastructure Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) in the Known Ex.....»»

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Argus Cyber Security and Microsoft partner to secure automotive fleets throughout the vehicle lifecycle

Argus Cyber Security is collaborating with Microsoft to build a next generation, end-to-end platform for automotive and mobility security. This Argus Vehicle Security Platform consists of two integrated solutions that combine Argus’ automotive.....»»

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Malware peddlers love this one social engineering trick!

Attackers are increasingly using a clever social engineering technique to get users to install malware, Proofpoint researchers are warning. The message warns of a problem but also offers a way to fix it (Source: Proofpoint) Social engineering users t.....»»

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Metomic’s Google User Groups feature alerts users when sensitive data might be at risk

Metomic launched its new integration with Google Groups. The feature enables IT and security teams to ensure data loss prevention (DLP) across all business units that leverage Google Groups, allowing organizations to better manage and enforce data se.....»»

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AI’s impact on data privacy remains unclear

In this Help Net Security round-up, experts discuss the importance of embracing AI while implementing protective measures against threats, global AI adoption, consumer perceptions, and behaviors regarding data privacy. Complete videos Tracy Reinhold,.....»»

Source:  NetsecurityCategory: SecurityJun 17th, 2024Related News

Malicious emails trick consumers into false election contributions

Major regional and global events – such as military exercises, political or economic summits, political conventions, and elections – drove cyber threat activities, according to Trellix. “The last six months have been unprecedented – a sta.....»»

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Ghidra: Open-source software reverse engineering framework

Ghidra, a cutting-edge open-source software reverse engineering (SRE) framework, is a product of the National Security Agency (NSA) Research Directorate. The framework features high-end software analysis tools, enabling users to analyze compiled code.....»»

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The rise of SaaS security teams

In this Help Net Security interview, Hillary Baron, Senior Technical Director for Research at CSA, highlights that the recent surge in organizations establishing dedicated SaaS security teams is driven by significant data breaches involving widely us.....»»

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Low code, high stakes: Addressing SQL injection

Like a bad movie that seems to go on forever, SQL injection (SQLi) attacks have lingered since the late 1990s. Due to various factors, they remain the third most common source of web application vulnerabilities. Reasons include human error, new techn.....»»

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