August 2020

European police infiltrate EncroChat, go on to crack down on crime kingpins and seize guns, drugs, cars and millions in cash. Law enforcement agencies in Europe recently cracked an instant messaging system used by organised crime before the ensuing police operation ultimately led to the arrests of more than 800 suspected criminals, mostly in the United Kingdom. The service, dubbed EncroChat, was used by 60,000 people...

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Cybersecurity researchers today issued a security advisory warning enterprises and governments across the globe to immediately patch a highly-critical remote code execution vulnerability affecting F5's BIG-IP networking devices running application security servers. The vulnerability, assigned CVE-2020-5902 and rated as critical with a CVSS score of 10 out of 10, could let remote attackers take complete control of the targeted systems, eventually gaining surveillance over the application...

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The industry's latest buzzword is largely a repackaging exercise that bundles a collection of capabilities together and offers them as a cloud-delivered service. A new buzzword invading the marketing materials of cybersecurity vendors is Standing for Secure Access Service Edge (SASE). The term, coined by Gartner, refers to a technology trend in support of cloud-based applications and remote working, in which networking and security functionality converge...

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