Rene Millman
TsuNAME vulnerability could enable DDoS attacks on major DNS servers
DDoS Attack on a screen
distributed denial of service (DDOS)

TsuNAME vulnerability could enable DDoS attacks on major DNS servers

Critical flaw in DNS resolver could grind the internet to a crawl
7 May 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
A Google Chromecast device hanging from a USB port on a TV
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?
7 May 2021
Peloton security bug could expose user data
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data protection

Peloton security bug could expose user data

Exposed API could let hackers access customer data
6 May 2021
Defense Dept. expands vulnerability disclosure program to all publicly accessible defense systems
depatment of defenve buiding
ethical hacking

Defense Dept. expands vulnerability disclosure program to all publicly accessible defense systems

This move allows greater research and reporting of bugs to Pentagon
5 May 2021
Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians health data exposed following data breach
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data protection

Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians health data exposed following data breach

Coronavirus tracing company is at the heart of the exposure
4 May 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
30 Apr 2021
Hackers used SonicWall zero-day flaw to plant ransomware
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ransomware

Hackers used SonicWall zero-day flaw to plant ransomware

Ransomware group UNC2447 used an SQL injection bug to attack US and European orgs
30 Apr 2021
What is BYOD?
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Business strategy

What is BYOD?

We explain what Bring Your Own Device means and how to implement a successful company strategy
30 Apr 2021
Government and industry look to cryptocurrency regulation to slow ransomware
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cryptocurrencies

Government and industry look to cryptocurrency regulation to slow ransomware

However, experts warn that crypto laws won’t be a silver bullet against attacks
29 Apr 2021
Hackers could abuse legitimate Windows AD FS to steal data
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Microsoft Windows

Hackers could abuse legitimate Windows AD FS to steal data

The flaw in Microsoft authentication servers could enable threat actors to perform a Golden SAML attack
28 Apr 2021
Average ransomware costs have more than doubled in 2021
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ransomware

Average ransomware costs have more than doubled in 2021

The average cost of recovery from attacks is now close to $2 million
28 Apr 2021
Reverb exposes 'millions' of customer records on unsecured server
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data protection

Reverb exposes 'millions' of customer records on unsecured server

Leaked records contained data including full names, email addresses, phone numbers and mailing addresses
27 Apr 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
27 Apr 2021
E-commerce fraud to surpass $20 billion this year
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Security

E-commerce fraud to surpass $20 billion this year

Research finds merchants need to do more to implement fraud prevention
26 Apr 2021
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
502 Bad Gateway page that pops up when a website has a connection issue with its server
web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
23 Apr 2021
Unsecured cloud storage led to data exposure at New England energy company
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data protection

Unsecured cloud storage led to data exposure at New England energy company

New England's largest energy provider, Eversource, set cloud storage to open access
22 Apr 2021
Geico data breach leads to stolen driver’s license numbers
Geico buiding
data breaches

Geico data breach leads to stolen driver’s license numbers

Monthslong hack meant fraudsters could apply for unemployment benefits in victims’ names
21 Apr 2021
What is MTA certification?
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Careers & training

What is MTA certification?

The Microsoft credential could give your IT career a boost
20 Apr 2021
eBay, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google were phishers’ top targets in 2020
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phishing

eBay, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google were phishers’ top targets in 2020

Phishers also making more use of HTTPS in attacks
20 Apr 2021
New York caps low-income broadband at $15 per month
Ethernet plug with fiber optic wire
broadband

New York caps low-income broadband at $15 per month

High-speed broadband will carry a $20-per-month cap
19 Apr 2021
HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers
A collection of various coins with cryptocurrency logos embedded onto them
cryptocurrencies

HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers

Hackers stealing from wannabe hackers using fake software
16 Apr 2021
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
A graphic showing the HTTPS symbol
web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
16 Apr 2021
Top US credit unions have multiple web app security problems
Credit union building
cyber security

Top US credit unions have multiple web app security problems

One in ten web applications are running on old components that contain known vulnerabilities
15 Apr 2021
PowerShell threats increased over 200% last year
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cyber security

PowerShell threats increased over 200% last year

A new McAfee report finds PowerShell attacks driven largely by Donoff malware.
14 Apr 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
14 Apr 2021
FBI shuts down web shells in hacked Exchange servers
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cyber security

FBI shuts down web shells in hacked Exchange servers

Court approves FBI operation to remove web shells from vulnerable Exchange servers
14 Apr 2021
Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months
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hacking

Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months

Unit 42 researchers found 75% of the attacks were critical
13 Apr 2021
New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk
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Internet of Things (IoT)

New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk

The NAME:WRECK flaws affects four popular TCP/IP stacks
13 Apr 2021
Apple to send exec to App Store Senate hearing after initially declining
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Policy & legislation

Apple to send exec to App Store Senate hearing after initially declining

Apple claims it was simply seeking alternative dates when it initially declined
12 Apr 2021
Hackers leak data from dark web marketplace
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cyber security

Hackers leak data from dark web marketplace

Over 600,000 payment card records and 12,000 user records leaked
9 Apr 2021
Hackers are using fake messages to break into WhatsApp accounts
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instant messaging (IM)

Hackers are using fake messages to break into WhatsApp accounts

Hackers are posing as friends to gain users' trust
8 Apr 2021
Hackers sell $38 million in gift cards on Russian marketplace
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hacking

Hackers sell $38 million in gift cards on Russian marketplace

Amazon, Nike, Walmart, and Target among the brands targeted by Russian hacking dark web forum
7 Apr 2021
North Korean hackers target security researchers with fake social media accounts
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hacking

North Korean hackers target security researchers with fake social media accounts

Cyber spies also set up fake Turkish security website to entice victims
1 Apr 2021
Tax refund scammers target university staff and students
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hacking

Tax refund scammers target university staff and students

Like every year, tax refund scammers are in full force
31 Mar 2021
Head of Homeland Security had his email hacked in SolarWinds attack
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cyber security

Head of Homeland Security had his email hacked in SolarWinds attack

Suspected Russian hackers at the center of new claims
30 Mar 2021