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Amazon sacks insiders over data leak, alerts customers

Security - Posted On:2020-10-27 04:44:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Amazon has recently dismissed multiple employees for leaking customer data including their email addresses to an unaffiliated third-party. The company has sent out an email announcement to the affected customers following the incident. [...]

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Finnish psychotherapy clinic discloses data breach, victims extorted

Security - Posted On:2020-10-27 03:59:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

A large psychotherapy clinic in Finland is under heavy stress after a threat actor asked a ransom for a client database with confidential information stolen in a data breach that likely happened almost two years ago. [...]

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Google employees personal info exposed in law firm data breach

Security - Posted On:2020-10-26 19:44:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Immigration law firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP has disclosed a data breach that exposed current and former Google employees' personal information. [...]

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Angry YouTube-dl users flood GitHub with new repos after takedown

Security - Posted On:2020-10-26 19:29:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Users of the extremely popular YouTube-dl YouTube media downloader have flooded GitHub with new repositories containing the tool's source code after GitHub took down the project's repositories on Friday. [...]

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Microsoft is throttling Windows 10 20H2 availability for all users

Security - Posted On:2020-10-26 16:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft is currently throttling Windows 10, version 20H2 availability to provide all users who want to upgrade with a positive experience while downloading and upgrading the OS. [...]

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Microsoft upgrades password spray attack detection capabilities

Security - Posted On:2020-10-26 15:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has improved password spray detection in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) by doubling the number of compromised accounts it detects using a new machine learning (ML) system. [...]

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Massive Nitro data breach impacts Microsoft, Google, Apple, more

Security - Posted On:2020-10-26 13:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A massive data breach suffered by the Nitro PDF service impacts many well-known organizations, including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Chase, and Citibank. [...]

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Sopra Steria confirms being hit by Ryuk ransomware attack

Security - Posted On:2020-10-26 09:59:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

French enterprise IT services company Sopra Steria confirmed today that they were hit with a Ryuk ransomware attack on October 20th, 2020. [...]

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Take control of Windows 10 feature updates using these settings

Security - Posted On:2020-10-25 15:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

In this article, we're highlighting two group policies that you can try to take control over Windows 10 feature updates. [...]

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Microsoft begins to finally kill off Internet Explorer

Security - Posted On:2020-10-25 15:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft is taking further steps to kill off the antiquated Internet Explorer in favor of its new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser. [...]

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Windows 10 now hides the SYSTEM control panel, how to access it

Security - Posted On:2020-10-25 12:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

With the release of Windows 10 20H2, Microsoft is now preventing access to the venerable SYSTEM control panel and is instead redirecting users to the newly updated 'About' settings page. [...]

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A closer look at Windows 10's brand-new Start Menu

Security - Posted On:2020-10-24 15:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The brand-new Start Menu is now available with Windows 10's October 2020 Update. [...]

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Emotet malware now wants you to upgrade Microsoft Word

Security - Posted On:2020-10-24 13:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Emotet switched to a new template this week that pretends to be a Microsoft Office message stating that Microsoft Word needs to be updated to add a new feature. [...]

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Microsoft is investigating these known Windows 10 20H2 issues

Security - Posted On:2020-10-24 11:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has added two Windows 10 20H2 safeguard holds while investigating errors and issues affecting Windows 10 devices with certain versions of Conexant or Synaptics audio device drivers. [...]

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Emotet malware now lures you with Microsoft Word upgrades

Security - Posted On:2020-10-24 11:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Emotet switched to a new template this week that pretends to be a Microsoft Office message stating that Microsoft Word needs to be updated to add a new feature. [...]

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YouTube-dl removed from GitHub after RIAA DMCA notice

Security - Posted On:2020-10-23 18:44:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Recording Industry Association of America, Inc. (RIAA) has taken down the popular Youtube-dl GitHub repositories using a DMCA takedown notice. [...]

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HPE fixes maximum severity remote auth bypass bug in SSMC console

Security - Posted On:2020-10-23 18:29:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has fixed a maximum severity remote authentication bypass vulnerability affecting the company's HPE StoreServ Management Console (SSMC) data center storage management solution. [...]

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The Week in Ransomware - October 23rd 2020 - From Russia with Love

Security - Posted On:2020-10-23 17:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

This week has been busy with ransomware related news, including new charges against Russian state-sponsored hackers and numerous attacks against well-known organizations. [...]

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WastedLocker ransomware hits Boyne Resorts ski resort operator

Security - Posted On:2020-10-23 16:14:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

US-based ski and golf resort operator Boyne Resorts has suffered a cyberattack by the WastedLocker operation that has impacted company-wide reservation systems. [...]

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Microsoft adds protection for critical accounts in Office 365

Security - Posted On:2020-10-23 15:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft is working on improving Microsoft Defender for Office 365 with priority protection features for accounts of high-profile employees like executive-level managers that threat actors target most often. [...]

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