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FEB28
Let's Encrypt Issued A Billion Free SSL Certificates in the Last 4 Years

Let's Encrypt, a free, automated, and open certificate signing authority (CA) from the nonprofit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), has said it's issued a billion certificates since its launch in 2015. The CA issued its first certificate...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
FEB28
Why Businesses Should Consider Managed Cloud-Based WAF Protection

The City of Baltimore was under cyber-attack last year, with hackers demanding $76,000 in ransom. Though the city chose not to pay the ransom, the attack still cost them nearly $18 million in damages, and then the city signed up for a $20 million...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (The Hacker News)
FEB28
New Wi-Fi Encryption Vulnerability Affects Over A Billion Devices

Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered a new high-severity hardware vulnerability residing in the widely-used Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress—apparently powering over a billion devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
FEB28
New LTE Network Flaw Could Let Attackers Impersonate 4G Mobile Users

A group of academics from Ruhr University Bochum and New York University Abu Dhabi have uncovered security flaws in 4G LTE and 5G networks that could potentially allow hackers to impersonate users on the network and even sign up for paid...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
FEB28
Google Advises Android Developers to Encrypt App Data On Device

Google today published a blog post recommending mobile app developers to encrypt data that their apps generate on the users' devices, especially when they use unprotected external storage that's prone to hijacking. Moreover, considering that...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
FEB28
Firefox enables DNS-over-HTTPS by default (with Cloudflare) for all U.S. users

If you use the Firefox web browser, here's an important update that you need to be aware of. Starting today, Mozilla is activating the DNS-over-HTTPS security feature by default for all Firefox users in the U.S. by automatically changing their...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
FEB28
Free Download: The Ultimate Security Pros' Checklist

You are a cybersecurity professional with the responsibility to keep your organization secured, you know your job chapter and verse, from high level reporting duties to the bits and bytes of what malware targeted your endpoints a week ago. But...

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FEB28
Install Latest Chrome Update to Patch 0-Day Bug Under Active Attacks

Google yesterday released a new critical software update for its Chrome web browser for desktops that will be rolled out to Windows, Mac, and Linux users over the next few days. The latest Chrome 80.0.3987.122 includes security fixes for three...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
FEB28
New OpenSMTPD RCE Flaw Affects Linux and OpenBSD Email Servers

OpenSMTPD has been found vulnerable to yet another critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to take complete control over email servers running BSD or Linux operating systems. OpenSMTPD, also known as OpenBSD SMTP Server, is an...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
FEB28
Why Minimizing Human Error is the Only Viable Defense Against Spear Phishing

Phishing attacks have become one of the business world's top cybersecurity concerns. These social engineering attacks have been rising over the years, with the most recent report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group coalition identifying over...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (The Hacker News)
FEB28
Microsoft Brings Defender Antivirus for Linux, Coming Soon for Android and iOS

Almost within a year after releasing Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for macOS computers, Microsoft today announced a public preview of its antivirus software for various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS and...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
FEB28
Google Bans 600 Android Apps from Play Store for Serving Disruptive Ads

Google has banned nearly 600 Android apps from the Play Store for bombarding users with disruptive ads and violating its advertising guidelines. The company categorizes disruptive ads as "ads that are displayed to users in unexpected ways...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
FEB28
Scam Alert: You've Been Selected for 'Like of the Year 2020' Cash Prizes

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a large-scale ongoing fraud scheme that lures unsuspecting Russian Internet users with promises of financial rewards to steal their payment card information. According to researchers at Group-IB, the...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
FEB28
Deal: Cloud And Networking Certification Training ~ Get 97% OFF

Cloud computing and networking are two of the most significant areas of growth in the IT business. Companies need engineers who can maintain distributed software and keep the company connected. If you want to work in either niche, the Essential...

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FEB28
Adobe Patches Critical Bugs Affecting Media Encoder and After Effects

Adobe today released out-of-band software updates for After Effects and Media Encoder applications that patch a total of two new critical vulnerabilities. Both critical vulnerabilities exist due to out-of-bounds write memory corruption issues...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Wang Wei)