Security concerns arise over popular Clubhouse app after ties to China-based company revealed

The Stanford Internet Observatory alleged that the Chinese government may have had access to audio data from Clubhouse. Here’s what users should know. Getty Images/iStockphoto Concerns have been raised about the security of audio data on the popular new social media app Clubhouse, according to reports from the Stanford Internet

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VMware patches bug that put many large networks at risk

The now-patched vulnerability could have allowed attackers to scan a company’s internal network and gain access to sensitive data, says Positive Technologies. iStock/weerapatkiatdumrong VMware has fixed a serious flaw in its vCenter Server VMware utility that could have opened the door for hackers to remotely execute code on a vulnerable

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North Korea’s Lazarus Group Expands to Stealing Defense Secrets

Several gigabytes of sensitive data stolen from one restricted network, with organizations in more than 12 countries impacted, Kaspersky says. The Lazarus Group, North Korea’s advanced persistent threat (APT) actor, appears to have broadened its primary mission of stealing money for the cash-starved regime via cyberattacks to stealing defense secrets.

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Lazarus Targets Defense Companies with ThreatNeedle Malware

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Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID‑19

As screen time has increased, so has the risk of cyberbullying. What you can do to help protect your children from online harassment? It’s been almost a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, and people everywhere have been doing their best to adhere

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After a Year of Quantum Advances, the Time to Protect Is Now

Innovations in quantum computing mean enterprise and manufacturing organizations need to start planning now to defend against new types of cybersecurity threats. We’ve been hearing a great deal about advances in quantum computing for a few years, but 2020 was definitely groundbreaking. Innovation is continuing to gain momentum, and new

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Cisco Releases Security Patches for Critical Flaws Affecting its Products

Cisco has addressed a maximum severity vulnerability in its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Multi-Site Orchestrator (MSO) that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass authentication on vulnerable devices. “An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to the affected API,” the company said in an advisory

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How stalkerware can threaten your safety and privacy, and how to avoid it

With a stalkerware app on your phone, another person can spy on your activities and view your personal information, Kaspersky says. Image: istock/Highwaystarz-Photography At its best, technology can bring people together through the use of social networks, video chats, and other tools. But at its worst, technology can be used

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Stalkerware Volumes Remain Concerningly High, Despite Bans

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Business travelers are still at home due to employee worries, the slow vaccine rollout and the patchwork of COVID-19 rules

Gartner research finds that only 11% of companies have resumed travel or plan to within the next six months. Image: CharlieAJA/istock Even as more and more people get vaccinated against COVID-19 despite a slow rollout, most companies have business travel plans on hold at least for now. Brian Kropp, chief

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