Hackers Exploit Zero-Day Bugs in Draytek Devices to Target Enterprise Networks

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Cybersecurity researchers with Qihoo 360’s NetLab today unveiled details of two recently spotted zero-day cyberattack campaigns in the wild targeting enterprise-grade networking devices manufactured by Taiwan-based DrayTek. According to the report, at least two separate groups of hackers exploited two critical remote command injection vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-8515) affecting DrayTek Vigor Source:: The Hackers News

Hackers Exploit Zero-Day Bugs in Draytek Devices to Target Enterprise Networks

By GIXnews

Cybersecurity researchers with Qihoo 360’s NetLab today unveiled details of two recently spotted zero-day cyberattack campaigns in the wild targeting enterprise-grade networking devices manufactured by Taiwan-based DrayTek. According to the report, at least two separate groups of hackers exploited two critical remote command injection vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-8515) affecting DrayTek Vigor Source:: The Hackers News

FBI: Hackers Sending Malicious USB Drives & Teddy Bears via USPS

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Hackers from the FIN7 cybercriminal group have been targeting various businesses with malicious USB‌ devices acting as a keyboard when plugged into a computer. Injected commands download and execute a JavaScript backdoor associated with this actor. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

10 identity management metrics that matter

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A changing data landscape, the proliferation of credential-based threats, and a tougher regulatory environment is creating pressure for organizations to deploy identity and access management (IAM) systems, even though the systems can be a bear to get right. [ Learn more about identity management: its definition, uses and solutions. | Get the latest from CSO…

AWS Managed Services expands big data capabilities with support for Amazon Sagemaker, AWS Lake Formation, and Amazon CloudSearch

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AWS Managed Services (AMS) now supports several AWS big data tools, including Amazon Sagemaker, AWS Lake Formation, and Amazon CloudSearch as Self-provisioned services (previously known as enabled or compatible services). With the support of these three new AWS services, you can deploy machine learning models, query large volumes of data and quickly deploy data lakes,…

Tech Can Help With Quality of Life for Elders | Avast

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If you are supporting an elderly member of your family, you might be interested in a collection of home tech devices that can help extend their ability to live more independently. We all need help as we get older, and I write this column based on the experience of my family and caring for my…

Cord cutting: A beginner’s guide

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Everyone’s looking to save money on TV entertainment, and there’s never been a better time to cut the cable cord. Instead of paying upwards of $100 per month for a bloated channel bundle, you can replace it with streaming TV services—and perhaps a TV antenna—at a fraction of the cost. Sorting through these new options…

COVID-19 – Snapshot of Internet Traffic from EE and Virgin Media

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Broadband and mobile providers EE (BT) and Virgin Media UK have today posted some interesting snapshots to help illustrate how the current spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is impacting the way their customers make use of internet connectivity, which among other things show a big surge during the Prime Minister’s daily briefings. We’ll start off with…

Protect up to five PCs at home with 50% off Norton 360 Deluxe today

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If everyone’s home and performing vital work or school tasks on their laptop, you need to keep those PCs safe. Amazon is selling Norton 360 Deluxe for five devices for a year for $25, half-off its usual $50 rate and matching the lowest price we’ve ever seen. Norton 360 is Symantec’s “total package” approach to…

Actively Exploited Windows Font Parsing Bugs Get Temporary Fix

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Until Microsoft releases a patch for two critical vulnerabilities affecting the font parsing component in all supported versions of Windows, some users can apply temporary protection in the form of a micropatch that prevents exploitation. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

Windows Font Parsing Zero Days Get Temporary Fix

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Until Microsoft releases a patch for two critical vulnerabilities affecting the font parsing component in all supported versions of Windows, some users can apply temporary protection in the form of a micropatch that prevents exploitation. […] Source:: BleepingComputer