Category: Kamban

Microsoft has announced new cybersecurity enhancements for Outlook personal email accounts as part of its ‘Secure Future Initiative,’ including the deprecation of basic authentication (username + password) by September 16, 2024. The software giant also announced the end of support for ‘Mail’ and ‘Calendar’ apps on Windows, the deprecation of Outlook Light, and removing users’ ability…

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ASUS has released a new firmware update that addresses a vulnerability impacting seven router models that allow remote attackers to log in to devices. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2024-3080 (CVSS v3.1 score: 9.8 “critical”), is an authentication bypass vulnerability allowing unauthenticated, remote attackers to take control of the device. ASUS says the issue impacts the following router…

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Image: Midjourney A newly discovered Linux malware dubbed ‘DISGOMOJI’ uses the novel approach of utilizing emojis to execute commands on infected devices in attacks on government agencies in India. The malware was discovered by cybersecurity firm Volexity, which believes it is linked to a Pakistan-based threat actor known as ‘UTA0137.’ “In 2024, Volexity identified a…

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Image: Keytronic PCBA manufacturing giant Keytronic is warning it suffered a data breach after the Black Basta ransomware gang leaked 530GB of the company’s stolen data two weeks ago. Key Tronic, better known as Keytronic, is an American technology company that initially started as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of keyboards and mice but is now one of…

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Mozilla Firefox finally allows you to further protect local access to stored credentials in the browser’s password manager using your device’s login, including a password, fingerprint, pin, or other biometrics. To be clear, this new feature does not protect against information-stealing malware but rather prevents people with physical or remote access to the device from…

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‘You are talking [about] a full range of partners, and whoever made the biggest deals [got] the biggest discount, lowest price, and they [were] out there, basically creating a lot of channel chaos and conflict in the marketplace,’ says Tan. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan said the “chaos and conflict” that dominated VMware’s go-to-market model prior…

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NHS England revealed today that multiple London hospitals impacted by last week’s Synnovis ransomware attack were forced to cancel hundreds of planned operations and appointments. Formerly known as Viapath, Synnovis was established as GSTS Pathology in 2009 and switched to the Synnovis brand in October 2022. The organization was established as a partnership between SYNLAB…

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A former quality assurance employee of National Computer Systems (NCS) was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison for reportedly deleting 180 virtual servers after being fired. Nagaraju Kandula, 39, pleaded guilty to deleting the virtual servers in an attempt to sabotage the firm’s systems out of spite for getting fired from NCS,…

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The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added a high-severity Windows vulnerability abused in ransomware attacks as a zero-day to its catalog of actively exploited security bugs. Tracked as CVE-2024-26169, this security flaw is caused by an improper privilege management weakness in the Windows Error Reporting service. Successful exploitation lets local attackers gain…

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Microsoft says it removed a Copilot app that was “incorrectly” added to Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems in April due to buggy Microsoft Edge updates. The AI-powered Copilot digital assistant was also added to some Windows Server 2025 preview builds earlier this year, but the company removed it after backlash from Windows admins. However, after…

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