07 May 2021

Critical Cisco SD-WAN, HyperFlex Bugs Threaten Corporate Networks

Cisco has rolled out patches addressing severe vulnerabilities that could be exploited to perform remote code execution and privilege escalation. The flaws lie in the SD-WAN vManage Software. The bugs could allow an unauthenticated attacker to steal information from vulnerable networks. Cisco also disclosed a denial-of-service issue in the same

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05 May 2021

Apple Issues Patches for Webkit Security Flaws

Apple has released security updates for vulnerabilities under active attack and affecting multiple products, including iOS, WatchOS, and iPadOS. The patches fix WebKit flaws that can be exploited by threat actors by utilizing maliciously crafted web content that ultimately leads to arbitrary code execution, according to Apple. The statement released

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04 May 2021

Deepfake Attacks Are About to Surge, Experts Warn

According to a report released by Recorded Future, deepfake attacks are on the rise and are expected to surge in the near future. Deepfakes have been a topic of concern for cybersecurity professionals as they have the ability to bypass biometric security protections, trick users into believing fraudulent material, commit

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04 May 2021

Scripps Health Knocked Offline by Ransomware

Scripps Health, a leading Californian healthcare provider, has been hit by a cyberattack that forced the company to postpone appointments and take all of its systems offline. Scripps Health disclosed the attack over the weekend, stating that it detected suspicious activity on Saturday and was pushed to suspend some of

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04 May 2021

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Plugs Critical Bug in Edge Platform Tool

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has released a patch for a critical bug in its Edge Platform Tool. According to researchers, the bug can be exploited to conduct remote authentication bypass attacks, leading to the ability to inflict further damage to the targeted network. The company has urged its customers to

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03 May 2021

TurgenSec finds 345,000 files from Filipino solicitor-general’s office were breached

According to UK cybersecurity firm TurgenSec, roughly 345,000 sensitive files from the solicitor-general of the Phillippines have been leaked. Some of the information exposed pertains to ongoing legal cases, threatening the integrity of trials. The breached information was left publicly available, says TurgenSec. When TurgenSec discovered the security incident in

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29 Apr 2021

Cancer Patients Diverted After Cyber-Attack on MedTech Firm

Last week, Swedish oncology and radiology system provider Elekta suffered from a security breach. Elektra provides equipment for scores of US cancer treatment centers, and the security breach ultimately impacted Elektra’s US customers as well. The breach pertained to its first-generation cloud-based storage system, according to a statement released by

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28 Apr 2021

Threat Actors Impersonate Chase Bank

Researchers at Armorblox have discovered two new phishing scams seeking to trick customers of JPMorgan Chase Bank into submitting login credentials. Both of the identified scams utilize social engineering and brand impersonation tactics to deceive targets into believing the messages are legitimate. One scam involved email notifications that appeared to

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27 Apr 2021

Spanish and Irish nationals Seized in Burkina Faso Ambush

In Burkina Faso, two Spaniards, an Irish conservationist, and a local soldier were abducted by gunmen near a nature reserve in the region. The group was part of an anti-poaching patrol investigating instances of poaching near Pama reserve on Monday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

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27 Apr 2021

Nvidia Warns Severe Security Bugs in GPU Driver, vGPU Software

Nvidia has warned consumers of severe security bugs that lie in their graphics processing unit (GPU) display driver and vGPU software offerings. The group of security vulnerabilities could subject gamers and users to arbitrary code execution, denial of service attacks (DoS), information disclosure, and privilege-escalation attacks. The virtual GPU software

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