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Fake WordPress security advisory pushes backdoor plugin

WordPress administrators are being emailed fake WordPress security advisories for a fictitious vulnerability tracked as CVE-2023-45124 to infect sites with a malicious plugin. The campaign has been caught and reported by WordPress security experts at Wordfence and PatchStack, who published alerts on their sites to raise awareness. Fake WordPress update The emails pretend to be from WordPress, warning

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Police dismantle ransomware group behind attacks in 71 countries

  In cooperation with Europol and Eurojust, law enforcement agencies from seven nations have arrested in Ukraine the core members of a ransomware group linked to attacks against organizations in 71 countries. The cybercriminals paralyzed major corporations’ operations in attacks using ransomware such as LockerGoga, MegaCortex, HIVE, and Dharma. “After remaining undetected in the compromised systems,

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Microsoft shares temp fix for Outlook crashes when sending emails

Today, Microsoft shared a temporary fix for a known issue causing Outlook Desktop to crash when sending emails from Outlook.com accounts. This confirms customer reports regarding crashing issues when using Outlook.com accounts shared on Microsoft’s community website and other social networks since last Monday, November 20. According to online reports, restarting, repairing Outlook, reinstalling the

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Microsoft leaks 38TB of private data via unsecured Azure storage

The Microsoft AI research division accidentally leaked dozens of terabytes of sensitive data starting in July 2020 while contributing open-source AI learning models to a public GitHub repository. Almost three years later, this was discovered by cloud security firm Wiz whose security researchers found that a Microsoft employee inadvertently shared the URL for a misconfigured Azure

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10 Do’s and Don’ts of Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

The best way to avoid cyberattacks is to be prepared. Small businesses are especially at risk of attack because they are like low-hanging fruit to hackers – the most vulnerable, with the least amount of security policies and practices implemented. A little prevention will save you a lot of headaches and money in the long

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