This week’s cybersecurity headlines have had significant updates related to recent acquisitions, patches, and adversary actions. Here are the most important of those cyber news headlines:
Apache Fixes Severe Vulnerabilities
In an abundance of caution, Apache has released patches for two cybersecurity vulnerabilities in its HTTP server. Adversaries actively exploited the vulnerabilities related to path traversal and file disclosure until 29th September, when Apache discovered the same in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.49.
The cyber-world is full of twists and turns, with both the cybersecurity expert and the threat actor trying to stay a step ahead of each other at all times. This week’s cyber news headlines capture some of these moves of cybersecurity experts and adversaries.
As the scope of digitization is rising, so are the cyber threats associated with it. This has essentially given threat actors a goldmine wherein users’ details such as their names, addresses, social security numbers, etc., and other critical data, including financial details, is the metaphorical gold for them of which they can’t seem to have enough. This week’s headlines discuss these cyber threats that have affected people worldwide.
Implementing cybersecurity is a collective responsibility wherein every member has to play their part in maintaining confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the organization’s information assets at large. This includes keeping oneself abreast of the latest happenings in the cyber world to keep one step ahead of threat actors at all times. Here are the most relevant cybersecurity headlines this week, highlighting the progress made by both the good and the bad (malicious) actors.
A global cybersecurity firm reported that one-third of suspicious emails marked by employees were indeed malicious ones that may have attempted to phish the users of their PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and other critical organizational information. This indicates how crucial cybersecurity awareness training can prove to be in tackling the global menace of growing cybercrime. Here are this week’s cyber news headlines that cover a tech giant patching critical vulnerabilities, one country blaming another for launching cyberattacks against them, and more.
A disgruntled employee can be as severe a threat as the threat actor who wants to steal confidential information for various illegitimate purposes. This week’s headlines cover how an employee proved to be an insider threat and other such pieces, implying the importance of keeping a robust and comprehensive email security posture and why organizations need to keep cybersecurity among their top priorities.
Cybersecurity headlines are again crowded with news of unfortunate cyber attacks, which serve as a good reminder of why it is crucial to have adequate cybersecurity measures in place at the organizational level and follow cyber hygiene best practices at the individual level. Following are the major security headlines of this week.
The number of cyberattacks is increasing at an alarming rate. The majority of these cyber attacks are not even reported, and at times, not even detected. To ensure that your organization isn’t targeted by one such malicious attack, you must ensure that your organization has a robust cybersecurity posture and adequate ransomware protection and phishing protection measures in place. This week’s headlines cover some major cyberattacks that will give you a good idea of what you can expect if your organization does not have a solid cybersecurity posture.
There is not much you can do when one of the social media or messaging app giants you use was attacked by threat actors, and all your critical information has now fallen into their hands. The need to adopt cybersecurity measures and maintain cyber hygiene is more than ever before. This week’s headlines discuss the newest security firm mergers, investments, and serious hacks, among other crucial developments in the cyber world.
The best protection strategy against a cyber attack is to prevent it from happening by identifying the weak links before they can be exploited. This week’s cybersecurity headlines are all about the vulnerabilities organizations miss out on, which remain in their systems and how threat actors keep exploiting them. Here are the cyber headlines of this week.
Cyberattacks continue to infiltrate systems because our email security measures are still not robust enough in comparison to the malicious tactics deployed by the adversaries. Hence there is a need to understand current cyber-attack trends and adopt the right cybersecurity tools. Here are the latest security headlines from this week to keep you abreast of various cyber happenings worldwide.
The war against cyber threats is perhaps a never-ending one, which is why robust preparedness and using the right cybersecurity tools is the need of the hour to tackle today’s cyber threats. This week’s cyber headlines discuss some of the latest measures adopted by global governments and organizations in an attempt to ensure cybersecurity for everyone, among other crucial headlines.
The cyber headlines are once again crowded with news of attacks, patches, mergers, and data theft. Here are the top global cybersecurity updates of this week to help you keep abreast of the latest happenings in the cyber world so you can learn from the mistakes of others and adopt cybersecurity practices in advance and keep your critical data from falling into the hands of cyber adversaries.
Microsoft is making some changes to harden the configuration for emails relayed or forwarded through Office 365 SMTP server(s).
Starting July 27, 2021, they will be updating Special Relay Pools – a separate IP address pool used for relayed or forwarded emails sent from domains that do not come under accepted domains in your tenant. Till July 26, 2021, they will be redirecting forwarded and relayed emails from all the domains (including those which do not come under accepted ones). However, the forwarded emails will no longer be directed through special replay pools but Regular Relay Pools (or high-risk delivery pools) after the mentioned date.
This week’s cyber news headlines will have you thinking about whether you are doing enough to ensure cybersecurity for yourself and your organization. From the revival of a ransomware strain to attacks caused by ignorance, here are the top cyberattack news updates from across the globe. (more…)
You may be familiar with a few cyberattack strategies that the adversaries usually employ; however, if you haven’t been following current trends, you would be surprised by how innovative threat actors have become and the sophisticated methodologies they use to rob you of your credentials. Targeted phishing attacks and customized attack schemes make it difficult to stay safe on the web without using robust cybersecurity tools. Here are this week’s latest security updates which help you learn more.
The dynamic cyber world reports incidents of data theft, vulnerabilities in applications, and other attacks almost every day. But with the right cybersecurity tools, one can stay ahead of threat actors and prevent their confidential information from falling into the wrong hands. To this end, here are the headlines of the latest cyberattacks.
On the one hand, the COVID 19 pandemic has made Work-from-Home the new normal, allowing organizations worldwide to work efficiently and continue their business operations. On the other hand, it has given cyber adversaries a field day as working at home has made employees let their guard down when it comes to adopting cyber hygiene. The shift from offline to cloud-based exchange of confidential data has made data accessible to both employees and attackers.
Cybersecurity is a sensitively dynamic arena. For most security managers and IT admins, to be able to sail through each day without having their organization’s information assets’ attacked by cyber adversaries is nothing less than a challenge! Imagine how challenging it could be for the regular consumers of the internet to keep their PII (Personally Identifiable Information) from falling into the hands of cyber adversaries, who can then use it for various nefarious purposes. This is what makes it crucial to keep yourself updated on the latest cyber news to stay a step ahead of malicious actors and keep your crucial information assets as secure as possible. Here are the latest headlines this week with global updates on cybersecurity.
Those days are behind us when merely adopting traditional cybersecurity tools such as local anti-virus software used to be enough to identify and alert against possible cyber threats. Instead, it’s the era of availing services from third-party vendors, and this means any cyber risk to the vendor might be a security concern for the clientele. Among other interesting cyber news this week, here’s what the Reserve Bank of New Zealand found about its recent cyber breach.