Microsoft warns about 6 Iranian hacker groups turning to ransomware.

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Critical Root RCE Bug Affects Multiple Netgear SOHO Router Models

Networking equipment company Netgear has released yet another round of patches to remediate a high-severity remote code execution vulnerability affecting multiple routers that could be exploited by remote attackers to take control of an affected system. Tracked as CVE-2021-34991 (CVSS score: 8.8), …

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How to Build a Security Awareness Training Program that Yields Measurable Results

Organizations have been worrying about cyber security since the advent of the technological age. Today, digital transformation coupled with the rise of remote work has made the need for security awareness all the more critical. Cyber security professionals are continuously thinking about how to …

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Microsoft Warns about 6 Iranian Hacking Groups Turning to Ransomware

Nation-state operators with nexus to Iran are increasingly turning to ransomware as a means of generating revenue and intentionally sabotaging their targets, while also engaging in patient and persistent social engineering campaigns and aggressive brute force attacks. No less than six threat …

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U.S., U.K. and Australia Warn of Iranian Hackers Exploiting Microsoft, Fortinet Flaws

Cybersecurity agencies from Australia, the U.K., and the U.S. on Wednesday released a joint advisory warning of active exploitation of Fortinet and Microsoft Exchange ProxyShell vulnerabilities by Iranian state-sponsored actors to gain initial access to vulnerable systems for follow-on activities, …

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Hackers Targeting Myanmar Use Domain Fronting to Hide Malicious Activities

A malicious campaign has been found leveraging a technique called domain fronting to hide command-and-control traffic by leveraging a legitimate domain owned by the Myanmar government to route communications to an attacker-controlled server with the goal of evading detection. The threat, which was …

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