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Kaseya obtains universal REvil decryptor

4 days 4 hours ago

There’s finally some good news for the MSPs and their customers that have been hit by the REvil ransomware gang via compromised Kaseya VSA software: a universal decryptor has made it available to affected organizations. “We can confirm that Kaseya obtained the tool from a third party and have teams actively helping customers affected by the ransomware to restore their environments, with no reports of any problem or issues associated with the decryptor,” the company … More →

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Zeljka Zorz

New infosec products of the week: July 23, 2021

4 days 8 hours ago

Stellar Cyber XDR Kill Chain allows security analyst teams to disrupt cyberattacks Stellar Cyber introduced a realistic XDR Kill Chain to serve as a new model, addressing the current realities of cyberattacks and focus efforts to stop an attack early and quickly. The new version builds on the MITRE ATT&CK framework to reflect the iterative approach of attackers and the likelihood of attacking any point or multiple points of an organization’s attack surface. Votiro introduces … More →

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Mirko Zorz

40% fell victim to a phishing attack in the past month

4 days 8 hours ago

The global shift to remote work has exacerbated the onslaught, sophistication, and impact of phishing attacks, according to Ivanti. Nearly three-quarters (74%) of respondents said their organizations have fallen victim to a phishing attack in the last year, with 40% confirming they have experienced one in the last month. Eighty percent of respondents said they have witnessed an increase in volume of phishing attempts and 85% said those attempts are getting more sophisticated. In fact, … More →

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User data privacy decisions can be easily manipulated

4 days 9 hours ago

Data privacy is an important topic in the digitalized economy. Recent policy changes have aimed to strengthen users’ control over their own data. Yet new research from Copenhagen Business School finds designers of cookie banners can affect users’ privacy choices by manipulating the choice architecture and with simple changes can increase absolute consent by 17%. A website cookie banner is the consent management tool that allows users to give their consent to process their personal … More →

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Government IT decision makers worried about security risks related to cloud migration

4 days 9 hours ago

Nearly 70% of U.S. government IT decision makers surveyed view security risks as the top barrier when migrating to modern cloud platforms, a Morning Consult survey reveals. Of those surveyed, security also now outweighs reducing costs by almost double as the reason to modernize IT infrastructures. Recent cybersecurity threats including SolarWinds, one of the largest supply chain attacks in recent history, and the Kaseya cyberattack impacting 1,500 global organizations, have put a spotlight on current … More →

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Malicious NPM Package Caught Stealing Users' Saved Passwords From Browsers

4 days 9 hours ago
A software package available from the official NPM repository has been revealed to be actually a front for a tool that's designed to steal saved passwords from the Chrome web browser. The package in question, named "nodejs_net_server" and downloaded over 1,283 times since February 2019, was last updated seven months ago (version 1.1.2), with its corresponding repository leading to non-existent
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Manufacturers turning to zero trust to better secure their networks

4 days 10 hours ago

In response to the 62% global increase in ransomware since 2019 (158% increase in North America) and over 40% of manufacturing firms suffering a cyberattack last year, Onclave Networks recommends manufacturers adopt zero trust architecture and security guidelines as supported by the NSA, the Biden Administration executive order 14028 and NIST SP 800-207 Cybersecurity Framework. Over the last several years, manufacturing has gone through an information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) convergence. The integration … More →

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How prepared are organizations for the challenges of the changing SAP landscape

4 days 10 hours ago

The Tricentis, Capgemini and Sogeti report explores current SAP adoption and implementation trends, and organizations’ preparedness to deal with the challenges emerging from the changing SAP landscape. “SAP’s ERP system acts as the backbone of business processes across departments for organizations globally. While businesses continue to benefit from it, the overall SAP environment has undergone rapid disruption in recent years,” said Wolfgang Platz, Chief Strategy Officer at Tricentis. “These disruptions pose new business process risks, … More →

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IoT ML and AI services to reach $3.6 billion in 2026

4 days 11 hours ago

The next wave of Internet of Things (IoT) analytics development will fully converge with the big data domain. Simultaneously, the value in the technology stack is shifting beyond the hardware and middleware to analytics and value-added services, such as machine-learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). According to ABI Research, ML and AI services are estimated to grow within the IoT domain at a CAGR of nearly 40%, reaching $3.6 billion in 2026. The IoT data … More →

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AnyVision OnPatrol: A tactical surveillance mobile app for law enforcement and military personnel

4 days 11 hours ago

AnyVision announced the availability of OnPatrol, a tactical surveillance mobile application that protects law enforcement and military personnel by recognizing persons of interest and alerting officers in real-time via their mobile device (e.g., phone or bodycam). “Public trust in the safety and security provided by law enforcement agencies is of paramount importance. AnyVision OnPatrol can help de-escalate potential threats and prevent physical harm by identifying criminals and dangerous individuals in real-time through our Recognition AI … More →

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Cognito Flow offers online verification requirements for global business customers

4 days 11 hours ago

Cognito launched Cognito Flow, a global identity verification and compliance system. Cognito Flow provides the full stack of online verification requirements for global business customers, including scanning and verifying passport and driver’s license verifications, liveness checks, risk flags, and more, and can do it instantly across hundreds of countries. Global customer identity verification in minutes Identity verification in certain industries, such as financial services, can be subject to complex regulatory requirements. Cognito Flow provides multiple … More →

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Straive Data Platform derives actionable insights out of unstructured datasets

4 days 11 hours ago

Straive launched Straive Data Platform (SDP). SDP is an end-to-end data management platform focused on unstructured data solutions. With its cloud-native and microservices-based architecture, SDP extracts and enriches data from any unstructured source and enables enterprises to harness the power of all data. SDP benefits companies with a faster time to market, better data coverage and provides consistent quality with a scalable solution and a distinctive capability to work with unstructured data. Straive, with its … More →

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Dremio Cloud empowers self-service and interactive analytics on the data lake

4 days 12 hours ago

Dremio announced its cloud-native SQL-based data lakehouse service, Dremio Cloud. Purpose-built for the cloud, Dremio Cloud makes cloud data lakes 10x easier, while delivering infinite scale and security. Dremio Cloud enables organizations of any size to leverage a no-copy open data architecture that eliminates the need to copy data into expensive and proprietary data warehouses. Dremio Cloud reimagines the traditional data lake by combining the best of traditional data warehouses and data lakes into a … More →

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Sisense Extense Framework provides users access to actionable intelligence inside applications

4 days 12 hours ago

Sisense announced the Sisense Extense Framework, an innovation developed to deliver AI-driven analytic experiences directly within the applications users are working in without needing to leave their workflow. As a part of the announcement, Sisense is introducing several new infusion applications built on the Extense Framework to deliver actionable intelligence to employees for enhanced operational, logistical, and role-based teamwork, improving collaboration and decision-making effectiveness. The infusion applications for Slack, Salesforce, Google Sheets, Google Slides and … More →

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