Security

Azure Security Center Can Now Monitor Azure Kubernetes Service Containers

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/03/25/azure-security-center-kubernetes-monitoring.aspx

6 days ago

Microsoft announced this week that the Azure Security Center management portal now works with the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) to ensure the security of Docker containers running on Linux systems or virtual machines. 03/25/2020

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It's 2020 and hackers are still hijacking Windows PCs by exploiting font parser security holes. No patch, either

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/23/microsoft_issues_red_alert/

6 days ago

Spreading in the wild, no vaccine, people told to distance themselves from dodgy sources... sounds familiar

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Microsoft brings K8s Security Center out of preview, replaces CoreOS Container Linux with Flatcar

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/24/microsoft_brings_k8s_security_center/

7 days ago

Azure security dashboard now covers Kubernetes service - at a price

MicrosoftBringsSecurityCenterPreviewReplacesCoreosContainerLinux

Hey, Sparky: Confused by data science governance and security in the cloud? Databricks promises to ease machine learning pipelines

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/17/confused_by_data_science_governance_and_security_in_the_cloud_databricks_promises_to_ease_machine_learning_pipelines/

2 weeks ago

You know the one, that pothole ridden journey from on-prem to the fluffy white stuff

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Hey, Sparky: Confused by data science governance and security in the cloud? Databricks promises to ease machine learning pipelines

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/17/databricks_machine_learning_pipelines/

2 weeks ago

You know the one, that pothole ridden journey from on-prem to the fluffy white stuff

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Avast pulls plug on insecure JavaScript engine in its security software suite

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/13/avast_javascript_security/

2 weeks ago

Code interpreter ran with admin-level access, not sand-boxed, potentially open to remote-code execution

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The Internet of Things is a security nightmare reveals latest real-world analysis: unencrypted traffic, network crossover, vulnerable OSes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/the_internet_of_things_is_a_security_nightmare_reveals_latest_realworld_analysis_unencrypted_traffic_network_crossover_vulnerable_oses/

3 weeks ago

And the best part of it? Hospitals are most at risk

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Stuck at home? Need something to keep busy with? Microsoft has 115 ideas – including an awful SMBv3 security hole to worry about

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/patch_tuesday_march_smbv3/

3 weeks ago

Hefty Patch Tuesday covers critical Word, Dynamics bugs, and more

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US telcos tossed yet another extension to keep going with Huawei kit despite America's 'security threat' concerns

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/us_grants_huawei_another_extension/

3 weeks ago

It's clearly not a pressing issue – this is the fourth time now

TelcosAnotherExtensionHuaweiDespiteAmericasSecurityThreatConcerns

Microsoft Windows Security Updates March 2020 overview

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/10/microsoft-windows-security-updates-march-2020-overview/

3 weeks ago

Welcome to the overview for Microsoft's March 2020 Patch Day; the company released security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows as well as other company products. The overview provides you […]

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UK.gov tells rebel MPs to go Huawei – but 5G Telecoms Security Bill was the price

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/10/ukgov_mps_5g_huawei_rebellion_quashed_for_now/

3 weeks ago

Narrow House of Commons victory sees fresh wave of counter-Chinese comms pledges

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More than a billion hopelessly vulnerable Android gizmos in the wild that no longer receive security updates – research

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/06/1_billion_vulnerable_android_devices_which/

3 weeks ago

Consumer mag Which? calls for manufacturers to be open about how long they will support devices

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Android users, if you could pause your COVID-19 panic buying for one minute to install these critical security fixes, that would be great

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/05/google_march_android_fixes/

3 weeks ago

MediaTek chipset flaw already exploited in the wild

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Western Digital hands chief exec seat to boss of Cisco's networking and security biz

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/06/wd_new_ceo_david_goeckeler/

4 weeks ago

David Goeckeler finally gets keys to his own kingdom, says he's stoked to ride 'massive wave of new opportunity'

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Brazilian security firm leaks more than 25 GB of client and staff data

https://www.zdnet.com/article/brazilian-security-firm-exposes-more-than-25-gb-of-client-and-staff-data/

4 weeks ago

A home and business security business with several subsidiaries has exposed hundreds of thousands of client and employee files, an investigation by ZDNet in partnership with The Hack has found.

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'Unfixable' boot ROM security flaw in millions of Intel chips could spell 'utter chaos' for DRM, file encryption, etc

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/05/unfixable_intel_csme_flaw/

4 weeks ago

Although exploitation is like shooting a lone fish in a tiny barrel 1,000 miles away

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Have I Been S0ld? No, trusted security website HIBP off the table, will remain independent

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/03/have_i_been_pwned_no_longer_being_sold/

4 weeks ago

Owner Troy Hunt staying in the saddle after potential deal falls through

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US Homeland Security mistakenly seizes British ad agency's website in prostitution probe gone wrong

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/28/ad_agency_website_seized_/

a month ago

They got it back – after reneging any claim against Uncle Sam for damages

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SecureX gon give it to ya: Cisco muscles into the integrated security game

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/26/cisco_rolls_out_securex/

a month ago

Push to get punters inhaling one cloudy product

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