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Microsoft starts force installing Windows 10 21H2 on more devices
Microsoft has started the forced rollout of Windows 10, version 21H2 to more devices approaching the end of service (EOS) as part of a first machine learning (ML) training phase. […]
McAfee Agent bug lets hackers run code with Windows SYSTEM privileges
McAfee has patched a security vulnerability discovered in the company’s McAfee Agent software for Windows enabling attackers to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. […]
SonicWall shares temp fix for firewalls stuck in reboot loop
Following a stream of customer reports that started yesterday evening, security hardware manufacturer SonicWall has provided a temporary workaround for reviving next-gen firewalls running SonicOS 7.0 stuck in a reboot loop. […]
Microsoft lists the Windows 10 group policies to avoid
Microsoft released a list of twenty-five group policies that admins should not use in Windows 10 and Windows 11 as they do not provide optimal behavior or cause unexpected results. […]
‘Anomalous’ spyware stealing credentials in industrial firms
Researchers have uncovered several spyware campaigns that target industrial enterprises, aiming to steal email account credentials and conduct financial fraud or resell them to other actors. […]
FBI links Diavol ransomware to the TrickBot cybercrime group
The FBI has formally linked the Diavol ransomware operation to the TrickBot Group, the malware developers behind the notorious TrickBot banking trojan. […]
Crypto.com confirms 483 accounts hacked, $34 million withdrawn
Crypto.com has confirmed that a multi-million dollar cyberattack led to the compromise of 483 of its customer accounts. Although, the company’s CEO stresses that customer funds are not at risk. Crypto.com is reportedly the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency trading platform. […]
US sanctions former Ukrainian official for helping Russian cyberspies
The U.S. Treasury Department announced today sanctions against Volodymyr Oliynyk, a former Ukrainian official, for collecting and sharing info on critical Ukrainian infrastructure with Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB). […]
ProtonMail introduces a new email tracker blocking system
ProtonMail has introduced an enhanced email tracking protection system for its web-based email solution that prevents senders from being tracked by recipients who open their messages. […]
WordPress plugin flaw puts users of 20,000 sites at phishing risk
The WordPress WP HTML Mail plugin, installed in over 20,000 sites, is vulnerable to a high-severity flaw that can lead to code injection and the distribution of convincing phishing emails. […]
Indonesia’s central bank confirms ransomware attack, Conti leaks data
Bank Indonesia (BI), the central bank of the Republic of Indonesia, has confirmed today that a ransomware attack hit its networks last month. […]
Microsoft fixes Outlook search issues for Windows 10 users
Microsoft has fixed a known issue causing search issues for Outlook users after installing Windows 10 security updates released since November 2021. […]
Biden signs memo to boost US national security systems’ defenses
President Joe Biden signed a national security memorandum (NSM) on Wednesday to increase the security of national security systems part of critical US government networks used in military and intelligence activities when storing or transferring classified info. […]
Cisco bug gives remote attackers root privileges via debug mode
Cisco has fixed a critical security flaw discovered in the Cisco Redundancy Configuration Manager (RCM) for Cisco StarOS Software during internal security testing. […]
New MoonBounce UEFI malware used by APT41 in targeted attacks
Security analysts have discovered and linked MoonBounce, “the most advanced” UEFI firmware implant found so far in the wild, to the Chinese-speaking APT41 hacker group (also known as Winnti). […]
Microsoft fixes Windows 10 search issues in Outlook desktop app
Microsoft has fixed a known issue causing search issues for Outlook users after installing Windows 10 security updates released since November 2021.
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