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Cyber Security News Update – Week 42 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 42 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 40 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 40 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 39 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 39 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 38 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 38 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 37 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 37 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 35 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 35 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 34 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 34 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 32 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 32 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 31 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 31 of 2021

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.

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Alert: Fix SPF & DKIM Settings For Your Email Forwarding Set Up Through Microsoft o365 SMTP Server Or Your Emails May End Up In Spam

Alert: Fix SPF & DKIM Settings For Your Email Forwarding Set Up Through Microsoft o365 SMTP Server Or Your Emails May End Up In Spam

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 28 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 28 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 27 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 27 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 26 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 26 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 25 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 25 of 2021

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.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 24 of 2021

Cyber Security News Update – Week 24 of 2021

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.

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