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Cisco is powering the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational

Cisco is powering the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational More RSS Feed for Cisco: newsroom.cisco.com/rss-feeds …The Network: Security NewsRead More

  

Episode 116: Packagist Patch Shows How Supply Chain Threats Could Impact WordPress

A vulnerability discovered in Packagist, which is used by Composer to manage PHP package requests, could have allowed attackers to

  

Protect Against Lost Or Stolen Passwords | Avast

“Meet the Features” is an ongoing series to help introduce you to specific features in Avast products. It’s meant to

  

Fake Covid-19 Test Results Stifle Travel | Avast

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), two major obstacles hindering the recovery of the airline industry are phony

  

Facebook Dating Service Issues | Avast

Facebook is piloting a new video speed dating service, Sparked, that will connect people for four minute virtual “dates.” They’re

  

Driving an inclusive recovery: How can Europe secure a digital and sustainable future for all?

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Driving an inclusive recovery: How can Europe secure a digital and sustainable future for all?

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Cisco Schedules Conference Call for Q3 Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results

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S3 Ep31: Apple zero-days, Flubot scammers and PHP supply chain bug [Podcast]

Latest episode – listen now! (And please share with your friends.)Naked SecurityRead More

  

Signs You’re a Victim of Identity Theft | Avast

Lately, the chances of having your personal information stolen online are pretty high. Identity theft affects millions of people every

  

Defeating the Pirates

In today’s online world, pirates surf the internet to steal valuable digital content like movies, shows, and sporting events. Akamai’s

  

Firefox for Android gets critical update to block cookie-stealing hole

This browser update is for everyone, but it’s for Android users particularly.Naked SecurityRead More

  

Pwn2Own Qualcomm DSP

Research By: Slava Makkaveev Introduction Snapdragon is a suite of system on a chip (SoC) semiconductor products for mobile devices

  

Security probe of Qualcomm MSM data services

Research By: Slava Makkaveev Introduction Mobile Station Modem (MSM) is an ongoing series of a 2G/3G/4G/5G-capable system on chips (SoC)

  

World Password Day 2021 | Avast

World Password day is the perfect day to make sure you’re up to date on good password practices.Blog | Avast

  

Personal Information Theft: Threat Actors Lurking in Car Insurance Quotes

Threat actors are stealing information by taking advantage of the application design and code of websites that provide instant quotes

  

APEX Custom Solutions Enable RelateCare to Deliver Wellness Faster

Learn how APEX Custom Solutions provide flexibility and choice to enable digital transformation so customers can increase IT agility and

  

Accelerate Smart Manufacturing With Edge Solutions From Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies Manufacturing Edge solution enables smart manufacturing to run critical applications efficiently and with confidence.Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead More

  

Reimagine IT Service Delivery with the New APEX Console

The APEX Console is where Dell Technologies APEX becomes a self-service, interactive experience.Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead More

  

A Radically Simplified Storage Experience: APEX Data Storage Services

APEX Data Storage Services is an on-premises as-a-service portfolio of scalable and elastic storage resources that enable you to respond

  

Big Technology Helping Little Patients

Cincinnati Children’s Medical Hospital is using innovative AR/VR and AI technologies, creating 3D surgical simulations to improve outcomes and reassure

  

APEX Cloud Services for All Your Essential Workloads

Integrated compute, storage, and networking resources for workloads across private and public cloud.Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead More

  

Full Steam Ahead: Railroads with AI at the Edge

The path to strategic business insights and digital transformation begins where data is created.Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead More

  

Introducing APEX: As-a-Service Wherever You Need It

Simplify digital transformation by deploying as-a-Service infrastructure where it is needed, in the data center, an edge location or colocation

  

Helping COVID-19 Long-Haulers with the Power of AI

Research accelerated by AI technology is now delivering ground-breaking work to understand and drive precision treatments for those experiencing long-haul

  

Dell fixes exploitable holes its own firmware update driver – patch now!

These bugs date back to 2009, and they could give crooks who are already in your network access to sysadmin

  

What Is Zero Trust Network Access? | Avast

The remote workforce is here to stay. Statistics show that this new way of working greatly benefits both employers and

  

Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

Cisco honors #EverydayHeroes. More RSS Feed for Cisco: newsroom.cisco.com/rss-feeds …The Network: Top StoriesRead More

  

Apple products hit by fourfecta of zero-day exploits – patch now!

Don’t delay. Get these updates today.Naked SecurityRead More

  

Apple Privacy Update And Advertisers | Avast

Last week, we described the privacy changes happening within Apple’s iOS 14.5. Now, in this post, we’ll be presenting the

  

Social Media Security for Seniors | Avast

Social media is a wonderful way for seniors to reconnect with long-lost friends and stay in touch with family online.

  

2020 in Cybersecurity

In 2020 hospitals were hit with ransomware, corporations with phishing attacks, and we saw one of the biggest hacks ever

  

3rd May – Threat Intelligence Report

For the latest discoveries in cyber research for the week of 3rd May, please download our Threat Intelligence Bulletin. Top

  

SQL Injection Vulnerability Patched in CleanTalk AntiSpam Plugin

On March 4, 2021, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team initiated responsible disclosure for a Time-Based Blind SQL Injection vulnerability discovered

  

Step up Innovation with Dell EMC PowerEdge and VMware

Learn how customers leverage the Dell EMC PowerEdge partnership with VMware in their path to hybrid cloud.Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead

  

Naked Security Live – Beware ‘Flubot’: the home delivery scam with a difference

Here’s the latest Naked Security talk – watch now!Naked SecurityRead More

  

Social Media Security for Seniors | Avast

Social media is a wonderful way for seniors to reconnect with long-lost friends and stay in touch with family online.

  

Cisco – the Bridge to an API-first, Cloud Native World

The traditional development of applications is giving way to a new era of modern application development. More RSS Feed for

  

CISA Emergency Directive 21-03: VPN Vulnerabilities Actively Exploited

On April 20, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an alert on the

  

Episode 115: Update Your Mac: Gatekeeper Bypass Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

Apple patches a gatekeeper bypass vulnerability that has been exploited in the wild on MacOS. Though this vulnerability requires some

  

Cisco Announces May 2021 Event with the Financial Community

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Mamba Ransomware Weaponizing DiskCryptor Software, FBI Warns

The operators of the Mamba ransomware strain have added weaponized DiskCryptor to their ongoing attacks, the FBI warned. An open-encryption

  

Macs Attacked By Worst Hack in Years | Avast

Mac users are urged to update their systems to Big Sur 11.3 as soon as possible in order to patch

  

International Girls in ICT Day Workshop | Avast

Established by a United Nations agency that specializes in information and communication technologies (ICT), the very first International Girls in

  

PHP community sidesteps its third supply chain attack in three years

Third time lucky! (The first two times were lucky, too, luckily.)Naked SecurityRead More

  

How We’re Creating Belonging and Opportunity for All

If the individuals who make up our workforce are to mirror the diversity of our world and our customer base,

  

Anyone For a Smart Network Slice?

As with any standardization effort, development of 5G specifications accounted for numerous technology trends and new use cases. Network functions

  

S3 Ep30: AirDrop worries, Linux pests and ransomware truths [Podcast]

Listen now – latest episode – lots of fun but with a serious (and educational!) side.Naked SecurityRead More

  

Supporting Akamai Communities Impacted by COVID-19

While those of us in places like the U.S. are experiencing some relief with access to the COVID-19 vaccine, it

  

Security secrets of the SMBs

Even big enterprises can learn a thing or two from security-savvy smaller busine More RSS Feed: newsroom.cisco.com/rss-feeds …The Network: Security NewsRead More

  

Gamers update! Nvidia patches GPU driver kernel escalation bugs

Patch early, patch often. Here’s why it’s worth it.Naked SecurityRead More

  

Address Automation Challenges with the New PowerEdge Portfolio

New research from Forrester examines the benefits of new servers.Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead More

  

Observed Changes to the Threat Landscape in 2020

Reflecting on the cybersecurity threat landscape in 2020, we can’t overlook the massive changes that landed on us. Global security

  

Delivering the Best of Both Clouds

Private and public clouds have their advantages and tradeoffs. IT leaders want a solution that brings together the best of

  

QBot Malware Spotted Using Windows Defender Antivirus Lure

Attackers are using fake Windows Defender Antivirus emails to distribute QBot malware. The QBot Attack Campaign In late August 2020,

  

Apple And Digital Identity | Avast

This week, Apple announced the availability of iOS version 14.5 for its smartphones and tablets. The release contains an update

  

The IT insights that help you make the right decisions fast

The IT insights that help you make the right decisions fast More RSS Feed for Cisco: newsroom.cisco.com/rss-feeds …The Network: Top

  

Swisscom Prepares for the Digital Future with Innovative Cisco IP Network

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The Real Math Behind Application Migration

Application migration is more complex than it may sound. Here’s why it’s important to do the math behind migration before

  

Own Your Work Day With the Latitude 7320 Detachable

Learn how the new Latitude 7320 Detachable can support you throughout your “do-from-anywhere” day.Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead More

  

An Open Invitation to Build a Better Cloud

Red Hat Summit 2021 will be virtual this year, but attendees are still being asked to bring something: an open

  

Ransomware: don’t expect a full recovery, however much you pay

Turns out the ransomware crooks aren’t that good at keeping their promises…Naked SecurityRead More

  

Scraping And Social Media Leaks | Avast

Over the past few weeks, data for millions of Facebook, LinkedIn and Clubhouse users has leaked online. In fact, if

  

Remembering Dan Kaminsky | Avast

Last week, we unexpectedly lost Dan Kaminsky, one of the security research world’s best known researchers. Dan was very highly

  

Codebar Festival | Avast

It’s been just over a month since codebar festival took place. The three-day virtual conference was jam-packed with talks, panels,

  

Upgrading Mozilla’s Root Store Policy to Version 2.7.1

Individuals’ security and privacy on the internet are fundamental. Living up to that principle we are announcing the following changes

  

How CISOs can impact security for all

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How CISOs can impact security for all

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Severe Unpatched Vulnerabilities Leads to Closure of Store Locator Plus Plugin

On March 5, 2021, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team wrapped up an investigation that led to the discovery of a

  

26th April – Threat Intelligence Report

For the latest discoveries in cyber research for the week of 26th April, please download our Threat Intelligence Bulletin. Top

  

Naked Security Live – Just how (un)safe is AirDrop?

Here’s the latest Naked Security talk – watch now!Naked SecurityRead More

  

Supporting People with Disabilities Across Our Factories

Dell Technologies is honored to be recognized with Gartner’s 2021 Power of the Profession People Breakthrough of the Year award.Blog

  

Don’t Risk Getting Caught by Kr3pto Phishing Kits

Akamai’s threat research team recently published a report showing that a new phishing toolkit named Kr3pto was targeting UK banking

  

Hog Ransomware to Victims: ‘Join Our Discord Server to Get Your Files Decrypted’

Most ransomware actors are in it for the money. But, that doesn’t appear to be the case for whoever created

  

The Difference Between Windows Server And Windows | Avast

While Microsoft offers two products that appear similar, Microsoft 10 and Microsoft Server, the two serve different functions and offer

  

NFC and RFID Explained For Consumers | Avast

A couple of weeks ago, I had a #TreatYoSelf moment and bought myself a sweet wallet. Then, over the course

  

Episode 114: Trifecta of Compromises Affect Enterprise Systems

Attacks on unpatched SolarWinds systems continue. We’re now learning of a supply chain attack that started in late January 2021

  

Apple AirDrop has “significant privacy leak”, say German researchers

Researchers say they reported what they consider to be a privacy hole to Apple in 2019, but never heard back.

  

TikTok Sued Over Data Collection of Minors | Avast

Former children’s commissioner of England Anne Longfield is suing TikTok on behalf of millions of children in the UK over

  

Keeping Culture and Innovation Alive in Our Hometown

As Austin grows and continues to be a top destination to live and work, we are proud to be the

  

Designing sockfuzzer, a network syscall fuzzer for XNU

Posted by Ned Williamson, Project Zero Introduction When I started my 20% project – an initiative where employees are allocated

  

Linux team in public bust-up over fake “patches” to introduce bugs

Embarrassed overreaction or righteous indignation? An academic research group has provoked the Linux crew to ban their whole university!Naked SecurityRead

  

Announcing Akamai’s 2030 Sustainability Goals

There are 4.66 billion (yes with a ‘B’) internet users. Rough math will tell us that’s three in every five

  

Innovative Ways Customers Compute on the Edge

Moving everything closer to the edge is the key to delivering better, faster experiences to people through billions of devices

  

Tinder Background Checks | Avast

Intimate partner violence affects broad swathes of society — and the world of online dating is no exception. To address

  

Deceptive Installers Tips | Avast

Have you ever downloaded a program you needed, only to realize that it’s actually something else? And then had your

  

2021 Data Protection Support Newsletter Series

Explore the Data Protection Support Newsletters every month for the latest in technical support news and solutions for IDPA, PowerProtect

  

Google Blocks Remote Access Trojan Targeting Android

Clast82, a malware dropper that helps attackers spread the AlienBot mobile remote access Trojan and malware-as-a-service, has been detected on Google’s

  

Cisco Commits $100 Million to Help Address Climate Crisis

Grants and Investments from the Cisco Foundation Will Fund Climate Projects and Technologies to Power a Sustainable and Inclusive Re

  

Investing in a regenerative and sustainable future: Cisco Foundation adds new focus on climate solutions

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PSA: Remove Kaswara Modern WPBakery Page Builder Addons Plugin Immediately

Today, April 21, 2021, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team became aware of a critical 0-day vulnerability that is being actively

  

OEMs – Preview the Future at Dell Technologies World

Dell Technologies World is an unmissable event for our OEM customers and partners. Read up on the sessions we have

  

When cryptography attacks – how TLS helps malware hide in plain sight

No IT technology feels quite as much of a double-edged sword as encryption.Naked SecurityRead More

  

Shifting To A User-Focused Security Model | Avast

In the first installment of this series, we focused on why traditional security solutions and methods are unable to address

  

Severe Vulnerabilities Patched in Redirection for Contact Form 7 Plugin

On February 11, 2021, our Threat Intelligence team responsibly disclosed several vulnerabilities in Redirection for Contact Form 7, a WordPress

  

Firefox 88 patches bugs and kills off a sneaky JavaScript tracking trick

What’s in a window name? Turns out that it could be a sneaky tracking code, so Firefox has put a

  

Driving Innovations in Genome Sequencing

Learn how Wellcome Sanger Institute leveraged Dell EMC PowerScale to gain intelligent insights into their infrastructure and data.Blog – Dell

  

See What’s Possible at Dell Technologies World

There’s a lot of content packed into this two-day virtual experience – and it’s all free!Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead More

  

Travel, Tutorials, Technology: A Conversation with Sidney Diongzon

As a #DellInsideCircle member, Sidney’s Dell Precision 5750 workstation is integral to his post-production efforts.Blog – Dell TechnologiesRead More

  

Getting to Net Zero: It Takes an Entire Company

Achieving net zero emissions by 2050 will be a huge challenge, but with measurable actions and talented, innovative people working

  

Widespread Attacks Continue Targeting Vulnerabilities in The Plus Addons for Elementor Pro

Over the past 10 days, Wordfence has blocked over 14 million attacks targeting Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities in The Plus Addons

  

19th April – Threat Intelligence Report

For the latest discoveries in cyber research for the week of 19th April, please download our Threat Intelligence Bulletin. Top

  

Why an inclusive future needs environmental sustainability

Cisco is working not only for a more inclusive future but a more environmentally sustainable one as well. More RSS