08 Apr 2021

Attackers Blowing Up Discord, Slack with Malware

Slack and Discord, two workflow and collaboration tools, have been infiltrated by malicious actors abusing legitimate functions to evade security and deliver malware. The campaign seeks to drop information stealers, remote access Trojans, and other malware to users utilizing the platforms. The pandemic drove platforms like Slack and Discord to

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01 Sep 2020

Critical Slack Bug Allows Access to Private Channels, Conversations

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the Slack desktop app affecting versions below 4.4. The vulnerability could allow attackers to perform remote code execution (RCE) and gain full control over the app. This could lead to threat actors accessing Slack users’ private channels, passwords, conversations, tokens, and keys, as

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19 Jul 2019

Slack Resets Account Passwords Compromised During 2015 Hack

Slack has reset the passwords of 1% of its user accounts because these may have been compromised in a 2015 security breach. The company stated that this incident involved a third party obtaining unauthorized access to a Slack database containing “user profile information including usernames and irreversibly encrypted, or ‘hashed,’

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29 Apr 2019

Slack Lists Cybersecurity Risks Ahead of Going Public

In a recent US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing, Slack acknowledged the growing cyber threat. The company behind the popular team collaboration tool warned that it may take a financial hit in the near future as a result of cyber threats. Slack is worried about campaigns by nation-state hackers

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04 Jun 2018

In the Age of AI, Microsoft Continues to Corner the Market on the Human Stack with GitHub Acquisition

In addition to it’s research in AI and Quantum Computing, Microsoft has continued to apply appropriate focus on managing the human stack. In addition, to its traditional suite of Office and online solutions, Microsoft continues to acquire companies that have a human capital focus. Acquiring LinkedIn put Microsoft at the

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