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Microsoft Recommends Users Disable Print Spooler to Avoid Exploit

With the number of exploits springing up around Windows 10, it’s no wonder Microsoft is issuing an update with Windows 11 later this year. Recent…

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Now there’s a new Windows Print Spooler vulnerability: Here’s what to do

Microsoft is warning Windows users of yet another Print Spooler vulnerability, again threatening the potential for hackers to take control of your PC, install apps,…

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Penetration Testing Has More Benefits Than You Think

Penetration testing measures the effectiveness of your cybersecurity defensive measures. And remember, their effectiveness changes over time, so repeat as necessary. There’s nothing fit and forget…

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Iran’s railway system fell prey to a cyberattack this weekend

Iran faced its own spate of cyberattacks this weekend. Reuters and The Guardian report that Iran’s railway train system and transportation websites suffered a “cyber-disruption”…

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New York City launches a cyberdefense center in Manhattan

Infrastructure cyberattacks are quickly becoming a significant problem in the US, and New York City is opening a facility that could help fend off those…

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Malicious Browser Notifications: The New Phishing Attack Not Blocked by Your Current Cyber Defense

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Why Doesn’t Windows 11 Support My CPU?

Move over TPM 2.0: Windows 10’s CPU generation requirements are even more confusing. Windows 11 requires at least an 8th-generation Intel CPU or AMD Ryzen…

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PSA: Unplug Your WD My Book Live Drive Before It’s Maliciously Erased

Western Digital If you own a WD My Book Live drive, you should unplug it from your router immediately. Several users on the Western Digital…

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Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report Shows Largest Uptick

Is it any wonder Microsoft is rumored to be launching Windows 11, with the Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report showing the largest uptick since the inception of…

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How to Reduce the Financial Impact of a Data Breach

Whether there is a ransom or not, data breaches always have financial implications. Organizations may face regulatory penalties, operational losses, and reputational damage. Careful planning…

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Ransomware attacks ‘are here to stay,’ Commerce secretary says

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Sunday that ransomware attacks “are here to stay,” and that businesses should plan accordingly. “The first thing we have to…

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Cyberattack on food supply followed years of warnings

Security analysts from the University of Minnesota warned the U.S. Agriculture Department in late May about a growing danger — a cyber crime known as…

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DOJ to Treat Ransomware Hacks Like Terrorism Now: Here’s the Full Memo

The U.S. Department of Justice plans to take a much harsher tack when pursuing cybercriminals involved in ransomware attacks—and will investigate them using similar strategies…

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World’s Largest Beef and Pork Supplier Hit by Cyber Attack

JB Foods, the world’s largest beef and pork processor, was hit by a cyber attack on Sunday that’s incapacitated systems in the U.S., Canada, and…

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The SolarWinds hackers aren’t back—they never went away

Enlarge / “And people reliably click on these emails? Really?” (credit: Kremlin official photo) The Russian hackers who breached SolarWinds IT management software to compromise…

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Microsoft: SolarWinds hackers target 150 orgs with phishing

BOSTON — The state-backed Russian cyber spies behind the SolarWinds hacking campaign launched a targeted spear-phishing assault on U.S. and foreign government agencies and think…

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Third macOS Zero-Day Attack Takes Advantage through Safari

There was a time when Macs were considered safe from malware and other ills. Attackers preferred to go after Windows users simply because there were…

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It’s ransomware, or maybe a disk wiper, and it’s striking targets in Israel

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Researchers say they’ve uncovered never-before-seen disk-wiping malware that’s disguising itself as ransomware as it unleashes destructive attacks on Israeli targets. Apostle,…

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How Hackers Are Using Raspberry Pi to Hack ATMs

Cybercriminals are waging a war against banks, emptying their ATM machines of money. Their tools of choice are malware, a key from eBay, and a…

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What is Typosquatting and How Do Scammers Use it?

One typing mistake and the typosquatters might catch you. It might sound like a cyberpunk thriller but it’s a real cybersecurity threat. We explain what…

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Biden signs cybersecurity executive order in the wake of pipeline shutdown

A new executive order from the White House is supposed to help prevent future incidents like the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack. Source: https://www.engadget.com/white-house-eo-network-security-010757835.html Proactive Computing…

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Google is turning on two-factor authentication by default

You’ll only need to tap a prompt to confirm your identity. Source: https://www.engadget.com/google-two-factor-authentication-161224608.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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