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Department of Justice goes after scammers exploiting Coronavirus pandemic

Due to the troublesome spread of coronavirus-themed scams and malware attacks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) launched a nationwide campaign to detect, inhibit and punish any fraudulent or malicious online activity. “It is essential that the Department of Justice remain vigilant in detecting, investigating, and prosecuting wrongdoing related to…

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Hypervisor Introspection blocks EternalDarkness/SMBGhost Privilege Escalation Exploit (CVE-2020-0796)

EternalDarkness or SMBGhost is the latest vulnerability affecting the Microsoft SMB protocol which was first reported in March 2020 This is high-severity threat because SMB vulnerabilities very-often are quickly adopted by “wormified” malicious attacks. As-of publishing of this post, PoCs exist for DoS and local privilege escalation Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection…

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Protecting Healthcare Data and Infrastructure – Security Boulevard

The healthcare industry is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. As digital transformation accelerates and more providers move their internal systems to the cloud, deploy IoT medical devices and host medical records online, they become even more vulnerable. Over the past four years, nearly 1,500 healthcare companies have been hit with ransomware…

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How Cybercriminals Are Actively Exploiting the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Crisis

Security researchers around the world have their work cut out for them keeping track of malicious scams and campaigns surrounding the coronavirus. Cybercriminals are unabashedly pulling out all the stops to take advantage of a weary (and largely remote-working) public to spread malware, siphon sensitive information, hold critical systems hostage…

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Shmoocon 2020 – Mark Griffin’s ‘Knowing The UnFuzzed And Finding Bugs With Coverage Analysis’

Thanks to 0xdade for publishing these outstanding Shmoocon 2020 Convention videos via the 0xdade YouTube channel and the 0xdade Shmoocon 2020 Playlist for everyone to view, learn and, of course, enjoy. Permalink The post Shmoocon 2020 – Mark Griffin’s ‘Knowing The UnFuzzed And Finding Bugs With Coverage Analysis’ appeared first…

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Marriott International discloses its second security incident affecting 5.2 million guests

A security breach has exposed the personal information of more than 5 million guests that found comfort at the Marriott Bonvoy Hotel, according to an incident notification issued by Marriott yesterday. What Happened? In a statement, the company said guest information may have been accessed through the guest service software…

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WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” Released – Security Boulevard

WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” Released WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” was released to the public on March 31, 2020. Check WordPress 5.4 announcement blogpost for more information on this release. For Version 5.4, the database version (db_version in wp_options) updated to 47018, and the Trac revision was 47541. You can find the full list of tickets included in…

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