Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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Baseball and cybersecurity have more in common than you think

A former pro baseball player and coach turned sports psychologist believes there is much cybersecurity pros can learn from sports mental conditioning. He wants to help them hit more home runs.
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Top 5 ways to protect against cryptocurrency scams

As the use of cryptocurrency increases, so does the risk of being a target for scammers. Tom Merritt offers five tips for defending against cryptocurrency scams.
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Cryptocurrency scams: Top 5 ways to protect yourself

As the use of cryptocurrency increases, so does the risk of being a target for scammers. Tom Merritt offers five tips for defending against cryptocurrency scams.
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How the open source community helped firms investigate their network activity following SolarWinds

The open source community delivered vital help to companies affected by the SolarWinds attack.
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VMware announces new Anywhere Workspace tool to help businesses make remote work easier

The new platform is a combination of SASE, access control and cloud-native endpoint security that the company said is the only solution of its kind on the market.
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After Virginia passes new privacy law, states race to catch up to CCPA and GDPR

Using Washington State's proposed law as a guide, New York, Texas and many other states are inching their way toward a data privacy law.
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IT teams need to be coaches, not security guards, and shift to "self-service" for Microsoft 365

A new study finds that 84% of IT admins think allowing users to set up groups and set governance rules will save time and money.
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Nonprofit provides help to hospitals battling ransomware

The Center for Internet Security recently launched a free tool for private U.S. hospitals to block malicious activity.
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Concerns grow over digital threats faced from former employees

Security experts said the recent upheaval in the job market makes it imperative to bolster separation protocols further.
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What to consider when shopping for cyber insurance

Cyber insurance is gaining favor in the business world. An expert offers tips on how to get what's needed for the best price.
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Update to REvil ransomware changes Windows passwords to automate file encryption via Safe Mode

The ransomware changes the device password to "DTrump4ever" and forces the device to log in automatically after being rebooted.
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Report: It's not all doom and gloom in cybersecurity with remote workers

Endpoint protection for remote workers is still a huge concern, but one report finds that there may be light at the end of the tunnel as businesses signal they're spending more on user training.
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Microsoft releases biannual reports on digital trust

The reports reveal an increase in requests from U.S. law enforcement agencies, and that the company received the most requests for content removal from China during this period.
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How to set up an SSH tarpit in Ubuntu Server 20.04

Jack Wallen shows you how to add an SSH tarpit to Ubuntu Server with the help of endlessh.
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Phishing attack ramps up against COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

Targeting global companies, the attackers are likely seeking confidential data on the distribution and storage of the coronavirus vaccines, says IBM Security X-Force.
The Hacker News

3 Zero-Day Exploits Hit SonicWall Enterprises Email Security Appliances

SonicWall has addressed three critical security vulnerabilities in its hosted and on-premises email security (ES) product that are being actively exploited in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-20021 and CVE-2021-20022, the flaws were discovered and reported to the company by FireEye's Mandiant subsidiary...
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WARNING: Hackers Exploit Unpatched Pulse Secure 0-Day to Breach Organizations

If the Pulse Connect Secure gateway is part of your organization network, you need to be aware of a newly discovered critical zero-day authentication bypass vulnerability (CVE-2021-22893) that is currently being exploited in the wild and for which there...
The Register

Japan accuses Chinese military of cyber-attacks on its space agency

200 other companies also targeted, but no data lost Japan has accused a member of the Chinese Communist Party of conducting cyber-attacks on its space agency and 200 other local entities.…
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Japan accuses Chinese military of cyber-attacks on its space agency

200 other companies also targeted, but no data lost Japan has accused a member of the Chinese Communist Party of conducting cyber-attacks on its space agency and 200 other local entities.…

Tool links email addresses to Facebook accounts at scale

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Still smarting from last month’s dump of phone numbers belonging to 500 million Facebook users, the social media giant has a new privacy crisis to contend with: a tool that, on a mass scale,...