Security

'Don't tell anyone but I have a secret.' There, that's my security sorted

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/21/something_for_the_weekend/

2 days ago

Something for the Weekend, Sir? The inevitable return of Norbert Spankmonkey

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Apple drops a bomb on long-life HTTPS certificates: Safari to snub new security certs valid for more than 13 months

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/20/apple_shorter_cert_lifetime/

3 days ago

Keep your crypto below 398 days after September 1 and you're all good

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Singapore to spend $719M beefing up government's cyber, data security systems

https://www.zdnet.com/article/singapore-to-spend-719m-beefing-up-governments-cyber-data-security-systems/

7 days ago

Country's 2020 budget will see SG$1 billion spent over three years to enhance the government's cyber and data security capabilities, essential as it adopts new technologies such as AI, as well as more funding support for deep-tech startups and SMBs.

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Fortinet launches its next-gen firewall, NP7 security processing unit

https://www.zdnet.com/article/fortinet-launches-its-next-gen-firewall-np7-security-processing-unit/

7 days ago

The FortiGate 1800F has custom silicon to handle security issues and maintain application performance.

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Microsoft pulls the security update KB4524244 for Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/16/microsoft-pulls-the-security-update-kb4524244-for-windows-10/

a week ago

Microsoft published a standalone security update for Windows 10, KB4524244, on the February 2020 Patch Tuesday. The security update addressed "an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot […]

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Dual screens, fast updates, no registry cruft and security in mind: Microsoft gives devs the lowdown on Windows 10X

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/12/microsoft_previews_windows_10x/

2 weeks ago

Huge changes for how apps run but will it win over users?

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Thunderbird 68.5.0 out with new features and security updates

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/12/thunderbird-68-5-0-out-with-new-features-and-security-updates/

2 weeks ago

MZLA Technologies Corporation has released Thunderbird 68.5.0; this is the first release of Thunderbird under the newly founded parent company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mozilla Foundation. Thunderbird 68.5.0 is […]

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Box Shield now integrates with Splunk for more streamlined content security

https://www.zdnet.com/article/box-shield-now-integrates-with-splunk-for-more-streamlined-content-security/

2 weeks ago

The integration should help organizations get a better understanding of how potential threats to their content relate to security risks across other applications.

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates February 2020 overview

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/11/microsoft-windows-security-updates-february-2020-overview/

2 weeks ago

Welcome to the February 2020 overview of the Microsoft February 2020 Patch Day. It is a special Patch Day, as it is the first after support for Microsoft's Windows 7 and Windows […]

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Android owners – you'll want to get these latest security patches, especially for this nasty Bluetooth hijack flaw

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/07/android_bluetooth_flaw/

2 weeks ago

'Pwned with a broadcast' bug among 25 to be patched by Google

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In Wake of Azure Error, NSA Updates Cloud Security Guidance

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/02/05/nsa-updates-cloud-security-guidance.aspx

3 weeks ago

The biggest cloud security issue plaguing organizations is misconfigurations, according to the National Security Agency (NSA), which recently published a security report titled "Mitigating Cloud Vulnerabilities." 02/05/2020

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Google's OpenSK lets you BYOSK – burn your own security key

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/04/security_key_google_opensk/

3 weeks ago

Now there's no excuse

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'Tens of millions' of Cisco devices vulnerable to CDPwn flaws: Network segmentation blown apart by security bugs

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/05/cisco_cdpwn_flaws/

3 weeks ago

Enterprises face fear of phone fragging fest as Doom spawns on IP phones

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Remember those infosec fellas who were cuffed while testing the physical security of a courthouse? The burglary charges have been dropped

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/31/dumb_charges_dropped_in_iowa/

3 weeks ago

And it only took, er, four and a half months for people to see sense

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Rackspace Teams With Alert Logic To Offer AWS Security Service

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/rackspace-teams-with-alert-logic-to-offer-aws-security-service

4 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The new partnership between the managed services giant and cybersecurity vendor focuses on helping customers assess vulnerabilities in their Amazon cloud environments and remediate them

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Microsoft discloses security breach of customer support database

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-discloses-security-breach-of-customer-support-database/

a month ago

Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.

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Microsoft Boosts Azure AD Security, Introduces 'Identity Hub'

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/04/03/microsoft-boosts-azure-ad-security.aspx

a month ago

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of its new Azure Active Directory Password Protection feature, which aims to diminish the threat of password spray attacks.

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November Microsoft Security Bundle Addresses 75 Vulnerabilities

http://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/12/november-microsoft-security-bundle.aspx

a month ago

Of that number, 13 vulnerabilities are rated "Critical" to patch, while 62 vulnerabilities are deemed "Important." 11/12/2019

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Spanking the pirates of corporate security? Try a Plimsoll

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/corporate_security_how_to_get_things_patched/

a month ago

Column Execs don't care to keep things shipshape if they don't see a return.... so let's MAKE them

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Bad news: Windows security cert SNAFU exploits are all over the web now. Also bad: Citrix gateway hole mitigations don't work for older kit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/windows_citrix_patch_update/

a month ago

Vid Good news: There is none. Well, apart from you can at least fully patch the Microsoft blunder

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