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Rising Demand for DDoS Protection Software Market By 2020-2028

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is a malicious form of attack that disrupts the regular network traffic by overwhelming the website with more traffic than the server can handle. The main aim of this kind of cyberattack is to render the website inoperable. Over recent years, these kinds of attacks are increasing, fueling the…

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CEO of Encrypted Chat Platform Indicted for Aiding Organised Criminals

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday announced an indictment against Jean-Francois Eap, the CEO of encrypted messaging company Sky Global, and an associate for wilfully participating in a criminal enterprise to help international drug traffickers avoid law enforcement. Eap (also known as “888888”) and Thomas Herdman, a former high-level distributor of Sky Global…

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CompTIA Security Certification Prep — Lifetime Access for just $30

At long last, top companies are starting to take cybersecurity seriously. As a consequence, technical recruiters are looking for people with hacking skills and certifications to prove it. CompTIA is seen as the gold standard when it comes to cybersecurity exams, with several certifications to choose from. If you would like to scoop them all, The…

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Another Google Chrome 0-Day Bug Found Actively Exploited In-the-Wild

Google has addressed yet another actively exploited zero-day in Chrome browser, marking the second such fix released by the company within a month. The browser maker on Friday shipped 89.0.4389.90 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which is expected to be rolling out over the coming days/weeks to all users. While the update contains a total…

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Researchers Spotted Malware Written in Nim Programming Language

Cybersecurity researchers have unwrapped an “interesting email campaign” undertaken by a threat actor that has taken to distributing a new malware written in Nim programming language. Dubbed “NimzaLoader” by Proofpoint researchers, the development marks one of the rare instances of Nim malware discovered in the threat landscape. “Malware developers may choose to use a rare programming language…

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Hackers Are Targeting Microsoft Exchange Servers With Ransomware

It didn’t take long. Intelligence agencies and cybersecurity researchers had been warning that unpatched Exchange Servers could open the pathway for ransomware infections in the wake of swift escalation of the attacks since last week. Now it appears that threat actors have caught up.  According to the latest reports, cybercriminals are leveraging the heavily exploited…

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Critical Pre-Auth RCE Flaw Found in F5 Big-IP Platform — Patch ASAP!

Application security company F5 Networks on Wednesday published an advisory warning of four critical vulnerabilities impacting multiple products that could result in a denial of service (DoS) attack and even unauthenticated remote code execution on target networks. The patches concern a total of seven related flaws (from CVE-2021-22986 through CVE-2021-22992), two of which were discovered and Read the original post: Critical…

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Microsoft Issues Security Patches for 89 Flaws — IE 0-Day Under Active Attacks

Microsoft plugged as many as 89 security flaws as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday updates released today, including fixes for an actively exploited zero-day in Internet Explorer that could permit an attacker to run arbitrary code on target machines. Of these flaws, 14 are listed as Critical, and 75 are listed as Important in severity, out…

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FIN8 Hackers Return With More Powerful Version of BADHATCH PoS Malware

Threat actors known for keeping a low profile do so by ceasing operations for prolonged periods in between to evade attracting any attention as well as constantly refining their toolsets to fly below the radar of many detection technologies. One such group is FIN8, a financially motivated threat actor that’s back in action after a year-and-a-half…

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Microsoft Exchange Cyber Attack — What Do We Know So Far?

Microsoft on Friday warned of active attacks exploiting unpatched Exchange Servers carried out by multiple threat actors, as the hacking campaign is believed to have infected tens of thousands of businesses, government entities in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. The company said “it continues to see increased use of these vulnerabilities in attacks targeting unpatched systems by…