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Here come the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux distros

October 3, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Red Hat is the Linux distro security leader. And with its latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) beta releases, RHEL 8.7 and 9.1, the Linux powerhouse company is continuing to stake out its security claims. Red Hat is releasing both […]


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Is It Time to Rethink DevSecOps After Major Security Breaches?

September 29, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

Recent high-profile hacks at Rockstar Games and Uber might not stem from DevSecOps issues, but discussions of this aspect of security may be worth having now. One of the goals of applying a DevSecOps approach to software development is to […]


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Apps can pose bigger security, privacy threat based on where you download them

September 27, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Google and Apple have removed hundreds of apps from their app stores at the request of governments around the world, creating regional disparities in access to mobile apps at a time when many economies are becoming increasingly dependent on them. […]


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NSA to developers: We’ve got some software supply chain security tips for you

September 2, 2022

Via: ZDnet

US security agency, the National Security Agency (NSA), has released new software supply chain guidance to help developers avoid cyberattacks targeting proprietary and open-source software. The new guidance is meant to help US private and public sector organizations defend themselves […]


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Article: What Does Zero Trust Mean for Kubernetes?

August 25, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Zero trust is a powerful security model that’s at the forefront of modern security practices. It’s also a term that is prone to buzz and hype, making it hard to cut through the noise. So what is zero trust, exactly, […]


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New Microsoft Defender Products: Threat Intelligence and External Attack Surface Management

August 17, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft recently announced two security products: Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence and Microsoft Defender External Attack Surface Management. These new products are driven by their acquisition of RiskIQ just over one year ago. Microsoft acquired RiskIQ, a global threat intelligence and […]


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Apple Removes Scam App That Led to Hijacked Facebook Ad Accounts

August 5, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Apple has removed an app that it was unknowingly hosting on the App Store that scammed Facebook advertisers and led hackers to use advertisers’ ad budgets to run possibly malicious ads on Facebook’s platforms, Business Insider reports. The app previously […]


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How Security Resignations Affect Developers’ Workloads

July 25, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

Amid the Great Resignation, security professionals can be hard to come by. The labor shortage impacts organizations overall; it also has a unique effect on developers. This is because, when security and engineering aren’t in tune, organizations don’t operate efficiently. […]


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Are banks quietly refusing reimbursements to fraud victims?

July 5, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

There are some scary reports popping up that various major financial institutions no longer credit back all fraudulent transactions, even when victims file a police report. If true, it’s a disastrous move that will painfully hurt the institutions. “Under a […]


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Windows 11 Tests New Privacy Features to See Which Apps Were Spying On You

June 20, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Windows 11 has a new privacy feature currently testing method that allows you to check which programs you have installed that have recently accessed sensitive hardware on your computers, such as your microphone and camera. Windows 11 New Privacy Feature […]


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Here’s a hidden Android security feature you won’t find on any iPhone

June 16, 2022

Via: BGR

With Apple and Android handset makers constantly jockeying back and forth to one-up each other, the gap between the iPhone and Android user experience has only narrowed in recent years. Admittedly, the days when the iPhone was undoubtedly a superior […]


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New Microsoft Defender app works on iOS, macOS, Android, Windows

June 16, 2022

Via: BGR

Microsoft just launched Microsoft Defender, a brand new security application that works on any platform. Microsoft Defender has apps for Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows, providing different security features depending on the platform. Defender also doubles as a cross-platform anti-virus […]


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The best privacy and security apps for Android

June 3, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Let’s get one thing out of the way right off the bat: If you’re looking for recommendations about Android security suites or other malware-scanning software, you’ve come to the wrong place. Why? Because, like most people who closely study Android, […]


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3 Gmail tools that stop hackers from breaking into your email

June 1, 2022

Via: BGR

Gmail is such an indispensable service for many people, that of all the apps a hacker could break into this is probably the one that would cause the most damage to a person’s life. Just think about how much of […]


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EnemyBot Malware Targets Web Servers, CMS Tools and Android OS

May 31, 2022

Via: Threatpost

A rapidly evolving IoT malware dubbed “EnemyBot” is targeting content management systems (CMS), web servers and Android devices. Threat actor group “Keksec” is believed behind the distribution of the malware, according to researchers. “Services such as VMware Workspace ONE, Adobe […]


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What is SSH access? Everything you need to know

May 31, 2022

Via: TechRadar

SSH (Secure Shell) is a network protocol that enables secure communication between two devices, often used to access remote servers as well as to transfer files or execute commands. SSH was originally developed by Tatu Ylonen in 1995 to replace […]


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Microsoft is rolling out these security settings to protect millions of accounts. Here’s what’s changing

May 27, 2022

Via: ZDnet

To thwart password and phishing attacks, Microsoft is rolling out security defaults to a massive number of Azure Active Directory (AD) users. Microsoft began rolling out security defaults to customers who created a new Azure AD tenant after October 2019, […]


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Broadcom Software Shows How the Cyber Defence Centre Will Help in 2022

May 24, 2022

Via: CIO

Enterprises and operators of critical infrastructure have long been on the front lines of cybersecurity. Most recently, new threats have been identified through our Symantec Threat Hunter team, including Lazarus, Verblecon and Daxin. And of course, the previous attacks forcing […]


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Developing Data Security Practices Before, During, and After Cloud Migrations

May 19, 2022

Via: CIO

You contracted a builder to construct a new house on land you acquired, and he says it’s ready for you to pack up your stuff and move in. Upon inspection, you realize that the doors have a single deadbolt lock, […]


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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9: Security baked in

May 10, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Boston: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) has been the Linux for business for a generation now. Today, RHEL touches more than $13 trillion of the global economy. Remember when people used to think Linux couldn’t handle big business? Ha! With […]