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VMware ESXi Servers Encrypted by Lightning-Fast Python Script

The little snippet of Python code strikes fast and nasty, taking less than three hours to complete a ransomware attack from initial breach to encryption.
Threatpost 7 Oct 2021 133 Views

Google to auto-enroll 150 million user accounts into 2FA

Google announced today that they plan on auto-enrolling 150 million accounts into two-factor authentication by the end of 2021.
BleepingComputer 6 Oct 2021 188 Views

Facebook Outage Drags Down Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, Oculus VR

They were all flat on their faces for hours on Monday, throwing off DNS error messages or other server-related errors.
Threatpost 5 Oct 2021 257 Views

Coinbase sends out breach notification letters after 6,000 accounts had cryptocurrency stolen

The letters come after thousands of people complained this summer about lackluster customer service from the cryptocurrency platform.
ZDnet 2 Oct 2021 172 Views

Mozilla: Superman, Batman, Spider-Man dominate list of passwords leaked in breaches

Using data from, Mozilla found that hundreds of thousands of people continue to use their favorite superheroes for passwords.
ZDnet 2 Oct 2021 173 Views

Password-stealing Android malware uses sneaky security warning to trick you into downloading

The text messages claims that users need to download a security update to rid their device of FluBot malware -- but instead, the link actually installs that very malware.
ZDnet 1 Oct 2021 186 Views

Crisis management and incident management in the digital era

When it comes to crisis and incident management in the cloud/digital era, hope is not a strategy!
ZDnet 28 Sep 2021 334 Views

SonicWall Issues Patches for a New Critical Flaw in SMA 100 Series Devices

Network security company SonicWall has addressed a critical security vulnerability affecting its Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series appliances that can permit remote, unauthenticated attackers to gain administrator access on targeted devices remotely. Tracked as CVE-2021-20034, the arbitrary file deletion...
The Hacker News 25 Sep 2021 14481 Views

Urgent Apple iOS and macOS Updates Released to Fix Actively Exploited Zero-Days

Apple on Thursday released security updates to fix multiple security vulnerabilities in older versions of iOS and macOS that it says have been detected in exploits in the wild, in addition to expanding patches for a previously plugged security weakness abused by NSO Group'...
The Hacker News 25 Sep 2021 14491 Views

Urgent Chrome Update Released to Patch Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability

Google on Friday rolled out an emergency security patch to its Chrome web browser to address a security flaw that's known to have an exploit in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-37973, the vulnerability has been described as use after free...
The Hacker News 25 Sep 2021 13808 Views