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Several Bugs Found in 3 Open-Source Software Used by Several Businesses

2 hours 9 minutes ago
Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday disclosed nine security vulnerabilities affecting three open-source projects — EspoCRM, Pimcore, and Akaunting — that are widely used by several small to medium businesses and, if successfully exploited, could provide a pathway to more sophisticated attacks. All the security flaws in question, which impact EspoCRM v6.1.6, Pimcore Customer Data Framework
Ravie Lakshmanan

Hackers Turning to 'Exotic' Programming Languages for Malware Development

2 hours 31 minutes ago
Threat actors are increasingly shifting to "exotic" programming languages such as Go, Rust, Nim, and Dlang that can better circumvent conventional security protections, evade analysis, and hamper reverse engineering efforts. "Malware authors are known for their ability to adapt and modify their skills and behaviors to take advantage of newer technologies," said Eric Milam, Vice President of
Ravie Lakshmanan

Israeli companies get $2.3B of VC funding in the first half of 2021, surpassing the 2020 total by 28%

3 hours 53 minutes ago

Start-Up Nation Central, the independent not-for-profit organization connecting global corporations, investors, and governments to the Israeli tech innovation ecosystem, revealed that Israel’s FinTech sector experienced a record-breaking first half of 2021 in terms of VC investments. According to a data gathered from Start-Up Nation Central Finder, Israeli companies raised $2.3B in the first half representing a staggering 260% increase over H1 2020 funding, and even surpassing the 2020 full-year total of $1.8B by 28%. Investments … More →

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Apple Releases Urgent 0-Day Bug Patch for Mac, iPhone and iPad Devices

3 hours 57 minutes ago
Apple on Monday rolled out an urgent security update for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS to address a zero-day flaw that it said may have been actively exploited, making it the thirteenth such vulnerability Apple has patched since the start of this year. The updates, which arrive less than a week after the company released iOS 14.7, iPadOS 14.7, and macOS Big Sur 11.5 to the public, fixes a memory
Ravie Lakshmanan

Apple Releases Security Updates

4 hours 5 minutes ago
Original release date: July 27, 2021

Apple has released security updates to address a vulnerability in multiple products. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected device.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the security update page for the following products and apply the necessary updates:

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Microsoft Releases Guidance for Mitigating PetitPotam NTLM Relay Attacks

4 hours 7 minutes ago
Original release date: July 27, 2021

On July 23, Microsoft released KB5005413: Mitigating NTLM Relay Attacks on Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) to address a NTLM Relay Attack named PetitPotam. CISA encourages users and administrators to review KB5005413 and apply the necessary mitigations.

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BIMI: A Visual Take on Email Authentication and Security

5 hours 6 minutes ago
There is a saying that goes something like, "Do not judge a book by its cover." Yet, we all know we can not help but do just that - especially when it comes to online security. Logos play a significant role in whether or not we open an email and how we assess the importance of each message. Brand Indicators for Message Identification, or BIMI, aims to make it easier for us to quickly identify
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IBM z/OS V2.5 strengthens security and drives app modernization projects

6 hours 43 minutes ago

IBM announced IBM z/OS V2.5, the next-generation operating system (OS) for IBM Z, designed to accelerate client adoption of hybrid cloud and AI and drive application modernization projects. According to an IBM Institute for Business Value study “Application modernization on the mainframe” released today, 71% of executives surveyed say mainframe-based applications are central to their business strategy; and in three years, the percentage of organizations leveraging mainframe assets in a hybrid cloud environment is expected … More →

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