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January 21st, 2020 | Jay Ferron
National Cyber Awareness System: Safeguard Websites from Cyberattacks (REPOST)   Original release date: January 21, 2020 - read more
 
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January 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron
Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities. These patches are usually cumulative, but each advisory describes only the security patches added since the previous Critical Patch Update advisory. Thus, prior Critical Patch Update advisories should be reviewed for information regarding earlier published security patches. Please refer to: - read more
 
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January 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron
    With an estimated 25,000 hosts still vulnerable and proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code now being released, things went from bad to worse for those affected by the vulnerability CVE-2019-19881. In December, Mikhail Klyuchnikov, a researcher at Positive Technologies disclosed a vulnerability that would allow for direct access to a company’s network from the Internet. - read more
 
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January 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron
    A popular app allowing parents to track their baby’s special moments by storing videos, pictures, height, weight, location, and other milestones in a child’s development has leaked thousands of those special moments online. - read more
 
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January 10th, 2020 | Jay Ferron
    In the first three quarters of 2019, the world saw nearly 152 million ransom-ware attacks affecting every sector from government to education to healthcare. As the threat continues to grow, it costs businesses over $75 million per year. One cybersecurity group estimated a new ransomware infection happening every 14 seconds in 2019 and they expect that to accelerate to an infection every 11 seconds by 2021. - read more
 
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January 10th, 2020 | Jay Ferron
    WhatsApp is a Facebook owned messaging system popular for their end-to-end encryption and groups that are capable of including up to 256 members. A shared communication tool is critical to have while coordinating amongst friends and participants of collaborative efforts. - read more
 
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December 20th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
    In the world of IoT home cameras, Ring cameras by Amazon are most popular. There can be many benefits of using the cameras for monitoring or as a security device, but it’s been a bad few weeks for the Ring camera. We now have reports of a hacker taunting a child in Mississippi, in another report someone hurled racist insults at a Florida family. - read more
 
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December 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
    Malicious apps are bad enough, but what if you have one on your phone that looks just like an app you use everyday? As it turns out, researchers from the Norwegian application security firm Promon discovered an Android vulnerability that does just that.  - read more
 
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December 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
A virtual private network (VPN) is supposed to keep the user's traffic over a network safe from outside onlookers. They act as a protected path for communication over a public network to gain access to the resources and capabilities of the private network without a physical connection. - read more
 

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