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Critical Infrastructure Security,Cybercrime,Cybercrime as-a-service Wind Turbine Maker Forced to Shut All IT SystemsMihir Bagwe •April 18, 2022     ISMG file photo On March 31, a cybersecurity incident forced German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex to switch off its IT systems at multiple locations and across several business units. While the company did not offer details...
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Recent versions of the open source archiver 7-Zip have a vulnerability that has not been fixed yet. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability allows privilege escalation and the execution of commands; it appears that the issue can be exploited locally only. Filed under CVE-2022-29072, the vulnerability is using the included 7-Zip Help file, 7-zip.chm, for the...
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SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) — Phishing scams involving instant messages in South Korea spiked in 2021 due to increased not-in-person activities amid the coronavirus pandemic, data showed Tuesday. The amount of damages from messenger phishing came to 99.1 billion won (US$80.3 million) last year, up 166 percent from the previous… The post Messenger phishing scams...
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Threat actors spent a minimum of five months within a regional U.S. government agency’s network before detonating a LockBit ransomware payload, according to a Tuesday report from Sophos. The report did not name the agency, nor what state or local government said agency is connected to. Instead, Sophos researchers Andrew Brandt and Angela Gunn provided...
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The text message scam attempts to trick people with the promise of a “free gift.” HARTFORD, Conn. — The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning residents about a texting scam on the rise recently. The BBB said in a release BBB Scam Tracker has received numerous reports of a text message scam that attempts to...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – When it comes to scammers, they’re often in constant search of their next victim, always looking for someone who’s vulnerable. That is an essential part of their game. Ever wonder how you seem to be the target for robocalls and phishing scams? It’s because scammers keep track of who is likely...
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Fortinet has launched a new security awareness and training service to enhance workforce cyber awareness and mitigate threats. Fortinet has announced the availability of its Security Awareness and Training service for companies to advance employees’ cybersecurity skillsets and knowledge.  A recent Fortinet survey shows that 73% of organisations had at least one intrusion or breach...
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Security and privacy have been big focal points in Android updates over the past few iterations and could get a combined menu in Android 13. That’s based on a recent Twitter post from Mishaal Rahman. As hinted, the combined menu would appear as a single system-level settings entry labeled “Security & Privacy” in the Settings...
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A screenshot of “It’s Okay to Be a Unicorn!” by Jason Tharp. – Photo: Instagram A children’s author says an Ohio school district canceled a planned reading of his book It’s Okay to Be a Unicorn! after a parent accused the book of trying to “recruit kids to become gay.” Jason Tharp, 45, says he...
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Sen. Chris Coons makes his opening statement during a hearing at the U.S. Capitol on April 27, 2021 in Washington, D.C. | Tasos Katopodis-Pool/Getty Images With help from Daniel Lippman Send tips | Subscribe here | Email Alex | Email Quint President JOE BIDEN has said time and time again he’ll never deploy U.S. troops...
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