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Microsoft September 2021 Patch Tuesday: Mitigations and Workarounds

Microsoft released fixes for 60 security vulnerabilities in its latest September 2021 Patch Tuesday update. Out of 60 vulnerabilities, 56 were determined as important,...

With Pluton, Microsoft Brings Chip-to-Cloud Security Tech to Windows PCs

Microsoft has introduced a new security chip, “Pluton,” to its Windows PCs. The chip-to-cloud security technology, which  has already been used in Xbox and...

Lemon Duck Quacks Again with its Cryptocurrency-Mining Botnet

Researchers from Cisco Talos discovered a cyber campaign leveraging a multi-modular botnet to mine Monero cryptocurrency. The campaign dubbed as "Lemon Duck" uses a...

New InterPlanetary Storm Malware Variant Targets IoT Devices in Asia

Deemed as an “unusual” security threat upon its discovery last year, the InterPlanetary Storm malware has resurfaced into the wild with a few add-on...

Lazarus Hacking Group Strikes Again Using New Malware Variant “MATA”

Threat intelligence team at Kaspersky warned about a new malware campaign linked to the infamous North Korean Lazarus hacking group. Dubbed as “MATA,” the...

Lucifer Malware Exploits Windows Vulnerabilities to Launch DDoS Attacks

Security experts from Palo Alto Networks discovered a new malware dubbed “Lucifer” targeting Windows systems with cryptojacking and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. The researchers...

Safeguarding Your Networks and Applications from the Risks of Remote Work...

With so many employees sheltering in place due to Coronavirus, enterprises with Windows are depending on VPNs and Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). However,...

“ColdLock” Ransomware Hits Taiwanese Organizations

Researchers discovered a new ransomware codenamed “ColdLock” that targeted several organizations in Taiwan. According to researchers from Trend Micro, the ransomware appears to target...

Almost Every Antivirus Software Program Can Be Exploited, Researchers Say

A vulnerability in almost all antivirus software platforms could have been exploited to disable anti-malware protection and turned into destructive tools, security researchers from...

Libarchive Vulnerability Allows Code Execution on Linux and BSD Distros

Libarchive is a default compression library that is optimized for reading and writing compressed archive files in a single go. It means that Libarchive...

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