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Lazarus APT hacking group is targeting the defense industry
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Security

Lazarus APT hacking group is targeting the defense industry

North Korea-linked hackers used ThreatNeedle backdoor to gather sensitive data
26 Feb 2021
Microsoft open sources CodeQL queries used in Solorigate inquiry
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Security

Microsoft open sources CodeQL queries used in Solorigate inquiry

Query tool used in hunting security issues in code
26 Feb 2021
How to rotate a laptop or PC screen
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operating systems

How to rotate a laptop or PC screen

Portrait or landscape; how do you get a new perspective on your screen?
26 Feb 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
26 Feb 2021
CISA warns of ongoing Accellion File Transfer Appliance attacks
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hacking

CISA warns of ongoing Accellion File Transfer Appliance attacks

Attacks have hit federal, state, and local governments
25 Feb 2021
Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems
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Linux

Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems

Linux Foundation will use the developers to work exclusively on security developments
25 Feb 2021
Microsoft and FireEye push for corporate breach reporting rules
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data protection

Microsoft and FireEye push for corporate breach reporting rules

The two companies believe companies should be able to report breaches without legal retribution
24 Feb 2021
FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users
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phishing

FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users

The campaign aims to steal credentials using spoof phishing pages hosted on legitimate domains
24 Feb 2021
Austin Energy warns of scammers soliciting payments in the wake of mass power outages
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scams

Austin Energy warns of scammers soliciting payments in the wake of mass power outages

Criminals threaten to disconnect power unless the customer makes a payment
23 Feb 2021
Red Hat closes purchase of multi-cloud container security firm StackRox
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Acquisition

Red Hat closes purchase of multi-cloud container security firm StackRox

Linux firm bolsters security capabilities missing from its OpenShift Kubernetes platform
23 Feb 2021
Hackers are using Google Alerts to help spread malware
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hacking

Hackers are using Google Alerts to help spread malware

Fake news gives rise to fake alerts that install phony Adobe Flash updates
22 Feb 2021
North Korea expected to increase cyber attacks due to COVID struggles
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hacking

North Korea expected to increase cyber attacks due to COVID struggles

CrowdStrike also expects an increase in the number of cyber attacks targeting health care institutions
22 Feb 2021
MacBook users warned against EvilQuest ransomware
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ransomware

MacBook users warned against EvilQuest ransomware

The malware aims to encrypt macOS devices, which are typically less affected by ransomware
19 Feb 2021
Kia Motors allegedly suffers a ransomware attack
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data breaches

Kia Motors allegedly suffers a ransomware attack

Hackers demanding a $20 million ransom to release a decryptor
18 Feb 2021
Donald Trump’s one-time law firm allegedly suffers data breach
Data breach
data breaches

Donald Trump’s one-time law firm allegedly suffers data breach

Hackers claim to have stolen 100GB of confidential files belonging to the Jones Day law firm
17 Feb 2021
Chad Rupe's Rural Cloud Initiative appointment bolsters rural edge connectivity
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Cloud

Chad Rupe's Rural Cloud Initiative appointment bolsters rural edge connectivity

Former USDA administrator will sit on the advisory council
16 Feb 2021
Microsoft is concerned with escalating web shell attacks
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hacking

Microsoft is concerned with escalating web shell attacks

140,000 malware tools discovered on average every month
12 Feb 2021
VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?
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virtualisation

VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?

Choosing a virtualisation tool can be tricky, so we've pitted two of the most popular head-to-head
11 Feb 2021
Facebook may have overpaid privacy fine by $4.9B
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data protection

Facebook may have overpaid privacy fine by $4.9B

The overpayment may have been to protect Mark Zuckerberg
11 Feb 2021
Multiple TCP/IP stack flaws could leave millions of devices open to attack
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vulnerability

Multiple TCP/IP stack flaws could leave millions of devices open to attack

The stacks are susceptible to Mitnick attacks
10 Feb 2021
'BendyBear' APT malware linked to Chinese government hackers
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malware

'BendyBear' APT malware linked to Chinese government hackers

Security researchers warn that the malware’s anti-analysis techniques make it exceptionally difficult to detect
9 Feb 2021
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
9 Feb 2021
Hacking campaigns reveal Iranian attacks on dissidents
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cyber security

Hacking campaigns reveal Iranian attacks on dissidents

Iran-backed groups are targeting peoples’ mobile phones and PCs with sophisticated spyware
8 Feb 2021
Israeli hackers breach KKK-affiliated website
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hacking

Israeli hackers breach KKK-affiliated website

Hackers leaked the name, phone number, and other personal information of Patriotic Bridge Knights' alleged leader
5 Feb 2021
What is an MTA certificate?
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Careers & training

What is an MTA certificate?

The Microsoft credential could give your IT career a boost
5 Feb 2021
Hackers can exploit Realtek Wi-Fi module bug to gain root access to devices
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hacking

Hackers can exploit Realtek Wi-Fi module bug to gain root access to devices

Realtek has already patched some newer modules
4 Feb 2021
Take command of your computer with a command line interface
Take command
operating systems

Take command of your computer with a command line interface

A CLI might not look as good as a GUI, but it can pack a punch
4 Feb 2021
Agent Tesla malware evades security controls to infect systems
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malware

Agent Tesla malware evades security controls to infect systems

The weakest link in malware prevention is still the average user
3 Feb 2021
Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities
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VMware

Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities

Hypervisor flaws enable hackers to send requests to devices and take control
2 Feb 2021
Hackers target gamers with a supply-chain attack
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hacking

Hackers target gamers with a supply-chain attack

Cyber criminals have compromised an Android emulator and used it to infect gamers’ devices with malware
1 Feb 2021
What is server redundancy?
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Server & storage

What is server redundancy?

When uptime is all-important, you need redundant servers on hand when trouble strikes
1 Feb 2021
COVID-19 has sped up digital transformation efforts
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digital transformation

COVID-19 has sped up digital transformation efforts

Survey finds COVID-19 has made digitalization projects a priority for most organizations
29 Jan 2021
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
29 Jan 2021
Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time
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phishing

Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time

Threat actors installed the LogoKit toolkit on over 700 domains over the last month
28 Jan 2021
Nokia partners with Hiya to stop spam calls
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scams

Nokia partners with Hiya to stop spam calls

Machine learning could end the barrage aggravating fraudulent and spam phone calls
27 Jan 2021