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Kali Linux 2021.3 released with new pentest tools

Kali Linux 2021.3 released with new pentest tools

​Kali Linux 2021.3 was released yesterday by Offensive Security and includes a new set of tools, improved virtualization support, and a new OpenSSL configuration that increases the attack surface. Kali Linux is a Linux distribution designed for cybersecurity professionals and ethical hackers to perform penetration testing and security audits. With this release, the Kali Linux …

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The 9 Most Common Security Threats to Mobile Devices in 2021

The 9 Most Common Security Threats to Mobile Devices in 2021

Mobile initiatives are a top priority for many organizations these days because research shows that increases in mobility help enterprises improve operations and productivity. However, increases in organizational mobility typically result in an increase in the number of mobile devices that are accessing your systems from a remote location. And for your security teams, this means a growing …

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Security Guide: Keeping Your Business Safe Online and Offline 2021

Security Guide: Keeping Your Business Safe Online and Offline 2021

“Business security is important both online and in the real world.” Just because your business is small doesn’t mean it’s not an attractive target for thieves or hackers. As a small business owner, you’ve worked hard to grow your company from the ground up. To protect everything you’ve built, it’s important to make sure your …

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Cybersecurity Statistics for 2021

Cybersecurity Statistics for 2021

There are more and more cyber-attacks and cybersecurity is no longer something that can be neglected. Looking back on the year 2020, the world saw a massive change in the ways nearly everyone lives their daily lives. This trend brought about by the physical world quickly stretched into the digital one. As Coronavirus spread, we …

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VMware Issues Patches to Fix New Flaws Affecting Multiple Products

VMware Issues Patches to Fix New Flaws Affecting Multiple Products

VMware security updates VMware on Wednesday shipped security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products that could be potentially exploited by an attacker to take control of an affected system. The six security weaknesses (from CVE-2021-22022 through CVE-2021-22027, CVSS scores: 4.4 – 8.6) affect VMware vRealize Operations (prior to version 8.5.0), VMware Cloud Foundation (versions 3.x and …

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T-Mobile data breach just got worse – now at 54 million customers

T-Mobile data breach just got worse - now at 54 million customers

The T-Mobile data breach keeps getting worse as an update to their investigation now reveals that cyberattack exposed over 54 million individuals’ data. Last weekend, a threat actor began selling the personal information of 100 million T-Mobile customers on a hacking forum for six bitcoin (~$280K), and they starting Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach. …

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T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach

T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach

Communications giant T-Mobile said today it is investigating the extent of a breach that hackers claim has exposed sensitive personal data on 100 million T-Mobile USA customers, in many cases including the name, Social Security number, address, date of birth, phone number, security PINs and details that uniquely identify each customer’s mobile device. On Sunday, Vice.com broke the …

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1M Stolen Credit Cards Hit Dark Web for Free

1M Stolen Credit Cards Hit Dark Web for Free

Threat actors have leaked 1 million stolen credit cards for free online as a way to promote a fairly new and increasingly popular cybercriminal site dedicated to…selling payment-card credentials. Researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble noticed the leak of the payment-card data during a “routine monitoring of cybercrime and Dark Web marketplaces,” researchers said in …

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A Critical Random Number Generator Flaw Affects IoT Devices

A Critical Random Number Generator Flaw Affects IoT Devices

A critical vulnerability has been disclosed in hardware random number generators used in billions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices whereby it fails to properly generate random numbers, thus undermining their security and putting them at risk of attacks. “It turns out that these ‘randomly’ chosen numbers aren’t always as random as you’d like when …

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