AT&T Phone-Unlocking Malware Ring Costs Carrier $200M

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Third Critical Bug Affects Netgear Smart Switches — Details and PoC Released

New details have been revealed about a recently remediated critical vulnerability in Netgear smart switches that could be leveraged by an attacker to potentially execute malicious code and take control of vulnerable devices. The flaw — dubbed “Seventh Inferno” (CVSS score: 9.8) — is part of a trio of security

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Small businesses need to step up efforts to secure and retain hybrid workers

Only 31% are shipping laptops to employees and nearly half have spent their own money on a remote workspace, a survey from GetApp finds. Image: GetApp It’s pretty clear that hybrid work is here to stay, for the foreseeable future, anyway, and yet, only 31% of small businesses are shipping

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Dell study finds most organizations don’t think they can recover from a ransomware attack

Sixty-seven percent lack confidence in their ability to recover business-critical data, which is troubling given that the amount of data businesses manage has grown by more than 10x since 2016. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto The conclusions that Dell draws from its annual Global Data Protection Index (GDPI) for 2021 should serve

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Ditch the Alert Cannon: Modernizing IDS is a Security Must-Do

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Numando: Count once, code twice

The (probably) penultimate post in our occasional series demystifying Latin American banking trojans. Before concluding our series, there is one more LATAM banking trojan that deserves a closer look – Numando. The threat actor behind this malware family has been active since at least 2018. Even though it is not

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Malware Attack on Aviation Sector Uncovered After Going Unnoticed for 2 Years

A targeted phishing campaign aimed at the aviation industry for two years may be spearheaded by a threat actor operating out of Nigeria, highlighting how attackers can carry out small-scale cyber offensives for extended periods of time while staying under the radar. Cisco Talos dubbed the malware attacks “Operation Layover,”

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Have you tried to guess your boss’s password? Lots of workers have, according to a report

An August Beyond Identity report takes a look at people’s password protection habits as well as their tendencies to guess other folk’s passwords. Image: GettyImages/GaudiLab In recent months, a slew of cyberattacks has hamstrung critical aspects of U.S. infrastructure including domestic meat and petroleum production as network security concerns take

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Recently reported Microsoft zero-day gaining popularity with attackers, Kaspersky says

A flaw in the MSHTML engine that lets an attacker use a malicious Office document to install malware is currently being used against the energy, industrial, banking, medical tech, and other sectors. BeeBright, Getty Images/iStockphoto A recently reported security vulnerability in Microsoft’s MSHTML browser engine is being found all over

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Porn Problem: Adult Ads Persist on US Gov’t, Military Sites

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