Month: June 2021

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A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in a popular content management solution used by high-profile companies including Deloitte, Dell and Microsoft. The bug in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) was detected by two members of Detectify’s ethical hacking community. If left unchecked, the weakness allows attackers to bypass authentication and gain access to CRX Package Manager, leaving applications open to
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What was it like to work for, and be friends with, the larger-than-life technology entrepreneur back when he helped shape the computer security industry? Editor’s note: The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of WeLiveSecurity and ESET. This is probably not the first
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Every day you place your personal information in the hands of companies and trust that it will remain safe. However, what happens when external threats jeopardize your personal data security, especially while working remotely?  The transition to remote work environments and consumers’ online habits have made it more difficult for Canadian employees and consumers to protect their personal information. This challenge is primarily
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Google on Monday announced new measures for the Play Store, including requiring developer accounts to turn on 2-Step Verification (2SV), provide an address, and verify their contact details later this year. The new identification and two-factor authentication requirements are a step towards strengthening account security and ensuring a safe and secure app marketplace, Google Play
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The United States of America stands alone as the only “top tier” cyber-power nation, according to a new research paper by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). The London-based think tank assessed the cyber-prowess of 15 countries around the world for two years before ranking them into tiers according to their global state cyber-capacity.  To gauge the
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By Published: 28 Jun 2021 As more organizations worldwide adopt organizational resilience for their emergency response preparedness and recovery activities, it is important to review organizational resilience programs periodically to make sure the right issues are being addressed. Savvy resilience professionals have two organizational resilience (OR) standards to help assess their programs. The first is
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There’s little rest for your hard-working smartphone. If you’re like many professionals today, you use it for work, play, and a mix of personal business in between. Now, what if something went wrong with that phone, like loss or theft? Worse yet, what if your smartphone got hacked? Let’s try and keep that from happening to you.  Globally, plenty of people pull double duty
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Microsoft on Friday said it’s investigating an incident wherein a driver signed by the company turned out to be a malicious Windows rootkit that was observed communicating with command-and-control (C2) servers located in China. The driver, called “Netfilter,” is said to target gaming environments, specifically in the East Asian country, with the Redmond-based firm noting
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A high-level member of the notorious organized cybercrime group FIN7 is to spend the next seven years in an American prison. Hacker Andrii Kolpakov was an active member of FIN7 from at least April 2016 until his arrest in Lepe, Spain, on June 28, 2018.  The 33-year-old Ukrainian national, who was referred to within the hacking group as
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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices
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Sometime in the foreseeable future, Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE, will change how networking and security teams provide services to end users. Before that change can happen, enterprises must work with vendors to close gaps within current SASE deployments. In a recent report, Gartner identified five major gaps with how enterprises deploy SASE. Authors
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If you recently found yourself looking for a new job, you are far from alone. According to the Institute of Labor Economics, more Canadians were seeking new employment opportunities at the height of the pandemic than during the previous three recessions combined. Job hunters only used to have to worry about the clarity of their cover letters and impressing interviewers. Now, however,