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Microsoft opens AccountGuard to healthcare providers on the COVID-19 front lines

Microsoft says the service will remain free for all healthcare organizations "until the COVID-19 pandemic subsides."
14 April 2020

Will Gentler HIPAA Rules on Telehealth Now Protect Us From Breach Litigation Later?

Will Gentler HIPAA Rules on Telehealth Now Protect Us From Breach Litigation Later? To enable medical care while encouraging social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Services temporarily loosened up on some of its HIPAA noncompliance enforcement on telehealth. But what happens if there's a PHI slip-up?
14 April 2020

Microsoft Patches 113 Bugs, 3 Under Active Attack

Microsoft has seen a 44% jump in the number of CVEs fixed between January and April 2020 compared with the same period in 2019.
14 April 2020

Insecure Home Office Networks Heighten Work-at-Home Risks

Nearly one in two organizations has one or more devices accessing its corporate network from a home network with at least one malware infection, BitSight says.
14 April 2020

April Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Battles 4 Bugs Under Active Exploit

April Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Battles 4 Bugs Under Active Exploit Microsoft issued 113 patches in a big update, unfortunately for IT staff already straining under WFH security concerns.
14 April 2020

TikTok Vulnerability Leaves Users Open to Fake News

A vulnerability in the way TikTok requests and receives video content could leave users streaming video from bogus servers.
14 April 2020

Microsoft April 2020 Patch Tuesday comes with fixes for four zero-days

Microsoft fixes another 113 bugs this month after patching a whopping 115 last month.
14 April 2020

Microsoft April 2020 Patch Tuesday comes with fixes for three zero-days

Microsoft fixes another 113 bugs this month after patching a whopping 115 last month.
14 April 2020

Adobe Fixes ‘Important’ Flaws in ColdFusion, After Effects and Digital Editions

Adobe Fixes ‘Important’ Flaws in ColdFusion, After Effects and Digital Editions While Adobe's regularly scheduled security updates were light this month, they fixed "important" severity vulnerabilities.
14 April 2020

Exclusive: Google removes 49 Chrome extensions caught stealing crypto-wallet keys

The Chrome extensions were mimicking cryptocurrency wallet apps like Ledger, MyEtherWallet, Trezor, Electrum, and others, but, in reality, they were stealing users' private keys and mnemonic phrases.
14 April 2020

How Company Cultures Dictated Work-from-Home Readiness

Companies large and small are discovering just how prepared they were for all employees to work remotely
14 April 2020

TA505 Crime Gang Deploys SDBbot for Corporate Network Takeover

TA505 Crime Gang Deploys SDBbot for Corporate Network Takeover The custom RAT offers persistent access, data exfiltration and lateral network movement.
14 April 2020

Apple Is Top Pick for Brand Phishing Attempts

Ten percent of all brand phishing attempts in the first quarter of 2020 tried to deceive victims by imitating the Apple brand.
14 April 2020

Cyberattacks Target Healthcare Orgs on Coronavirus Frontlines

Cyberattacks Target Healthcare Orgs on Coronavirus Frontlines Cybercriminals aren't sparing medical professionals, hospitals and healthcare orgs on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic when it comes to cyberattacks, ransomware attacks and malware.
14 April 2020

Americans report US$13 million in losses from coronavirus scams

The median loss to fraudulent schemes that exploit the global health crisis is almost US$600

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14 April 2020

You're One Misconfiguration Away from a Cloud-Based Data Breach

Don't assume that cyberattacks are all you have to worry about. Misconfigurations should also be a top cause of concern.
14 April 2020

Russian state hackers behind San Francisco airport hack

ESET says a Russian hacker group known as Energetic Bear (DragonFly) is behind a hack of two of the airport's websites.
14 April 2020

Web Pioneers Launch Identity Startup That Ditches Passwords

Legendary founders of Netscape and @Home Network roll out a new cloud-based identity management firm that makes the user his or her own certificate authority.
14 April 2020

Safe Remote Access to Critical Infrastructure Networks in a Time of Global Crisis

Safe Remote Access to Critical Infrastructure Networks in a Time of Global Crisis As operators struggle to balance the recommendations of social distancing with the need to keep vital services functioning, there is no getting around the fact that conventional remote connections into industrial control networks are a very bad idea.
14 April 2020

Make sure your Zoom meetings are safe by doing these 10 things

This is how you can make sure your Zoom meetings are safe and as secure as possible.
14 April 2020