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Palo Alto Networks warns of PAN-OS firewall zero-day used in attacks

  • Today, Palo Alto Networks warns that an unpatched critical command injection vulnerability in its PAN-OS firewall is being actively exploited in attacks.

  • Microsoft Office

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    • APRIL 12, 2024
    • 07:19 AM
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  • CISA

CISA makes its "Malware Next-Gen" analysis system publicly available

  • The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a new version of "Malware Next-Gen," now allowing the public to submit malware samples for analysis by CISA.

  • OpenTable

OpenTable is adding your first name to previously anonymous reviews

  • Restaurant reservation platform OpenTable says that all reviews on the platform will no longer be fully anonymous starting May 22nd and will now show members' profile pictures and first names.

  • LastPass

LastPass: Hackers targeted employee in failed deepfake CEO call

  • LastPass revealed this week that threat actors targeted one of its employees in a voice phishing attack, using deepfake audio to impersonate Karim Toubba, the company's Chief Executive Officer.

  • Hoya

Optics giant Hoya hit with $10 million ransomware demand

  • A recent cyberattack on Hoya Corporation was conducted by the 'Hunters International' ransomware operation, which demanded a $10 million ransom for a file decryptor and not to release files stolen during the attack.

  • Raspberry Pi

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    • APRIL 11, 2024
    • 02:07 PM
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  • CISA

CISA orders agencies impacted by Microsoft hack to mitigate risks

  • CISA has issued a new emergency directive ordering U.S. federal agencies to address risks resulting from the breach of multiple Microsoft corporate email accounts by the Russian APT29 hacking group.

  • Server Warning

Intel and Lenovo servers impacted by 6-year-old BMC flaw

  • An almost 6-year-old vulnerability in the Lighttpd web server used in Baseboard Management Controllers has been overlooked by many device vendors, including Intel and Lenovo.

  • Sisense

CISA says Sisense hack impacts critical infrastructure orgs

  • The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is investigating the recent breach of data analytics company Sisense, an incident that also impacted critical infrastructure organizations.

  • Apple

Apple: Mercenary spyware attacks target iPhone users in 92 countries

  • Apple has been notifying iPhone users in 92 countries about a "mercenary spyware attack" attempting to remotely compromise their device.

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  • DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo launches a premium Privacy Pro VPN service

  • DuckDuckGo has launched a new paid-for 3-in-1 subscription service called 'Privacy Pro,' which includes a virtual private network (VPN), a personal data removal service, and an identity theft restoration solution.

  • AdGuard Home

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    • APRIL 11, 2024
    • 07:16 AM
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  • Google Chrome

Chrome Enterprise gets Premium security but you have to pay for it

  • Google has announced a new version of its browser for organizations, Chrome Enterprise Premium, which comes with extended security controls for a monthly fee per user.

  • Google Workspace

Google Workspace rolls out multi-admin approval feature for risky changes

  • Google is rolling out a new Workspace feature that requires multiple admins to approve high-risk setting changes to prevent unauthorized or accidental modifications that could reduce security.

  • NIST

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    • APRIL 10, 2024
    • 02:09 PM
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  • Intel

New Spectre v2 attack impacts Linux systems on Intel CPUs

  • Researchers have demonstrated the "first native Spectre v2 exploit" for a new speculative execution side-channel flaw that impacts Linux systems running on many modern Intel processors.

  • Artificial Intelligence AI

Malicious PowerShell script pushing malware looks AI-written

  • A threat actor is using a PowerShell script that was likely created with the help of an artificial intelligence system such as OpenAI's ChatGPT, Google's Gemini, or Microsoft's CoPilot.

  • AT&T ATT

AT&T now says data breach impacted 51 million customers

  • AT&T is notifying 51 million former and current customers, warning them of a data breach that exposed their personal information on a hacking forum. However, the company has still not disclosed how the data was obtained.



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