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Threat actors are actively incorporating public cloud services from Amazon and Microsoft into their malicious campaigns to deliver commodity remote access trojans (RATs) such as Nanocore, Netwire, and AsyncRAT to siphon sensitive information from compromised systems. The spear-phishing attacks, which commenced in October 2021, have primarily targeted entities located in the U.S., Canada, Italy, and Singapore, researchers from Cisco Talos said in a report shared with...

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The director for the Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies within the Institute for Information Management and Communication at Japan’s Kyoto University, Toshio Okabe, issued an apology on December 28 to users of the supercomputing systems for losing approximately 77 terabytes of user data, which comprised approximately a mere 34 million files from 14 research groups. The apology follows the advisory that users had received...

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We now live in a world where cyberattacks can shut down critical infrastructure. Those who follow the mega-trends driving the global economy — like the convergence of the digital revolution and the energy transition — understand that with more and more critical infrastructure remotely operated or digitally managed, it was only a matter of time before a cyberattack caused disruptions that crossed over into the...

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The Apache Log4j vulnerability has made global headlines since it was discovered in early December. The flaw has impacted vast numbers of organizations around the world as security teams have scrambled to mitigate the associated risks. Here is a timeline of the key events surrounding the Log4j vulnerability as they have unfolded. Thursday, December 9: Apache Log4j zero-day exploit discoveredApache released details on a critical vulnerability...

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Let’s take a look at some statistics that will help you stay up-to-date on recent cybersecurity trendsAs the roller-coaster of a ride that was 2021 comes to a close and we’re entering a more hopeful new year, we thought it apt to compile a list of impactful cybersecurity statistics that should help you stay at the top of your security and privacy game over the...

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Just days after fixing two zero day vulnerabilities, Google has rolled out yet another version of its Chrome browser, resolving a fix for last month's NAT Slipstream attack. Administrators are cautioning users this week that if they haven't already, to apply recent updates to Google's Chrome browser in order to mitigate not one but two recent zero day vulnerabilities. A version from last week, 86.0.4240.198 for Windows,...

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