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Hackers have started launching attacks against F5 BIG-IP networking devices, ZDNet has learned.Attacks have been spotted today by Rich Warren, a security researcher for the NCC Group.In an interview earlier today, Warren told ZDNet the [...]
The information security (infosec) community has angrily reacted today to calls to abandon the use of the 'black hat' and 'white hat' terms, citing that the two, and especially 'black hat,' have nothing to do [...]
Brute-force attacks against RDP surge – Is contact tracing the answer to ending the COVID-19 crisis? – Microsoft ships urgent security updates ESET researchers have released data that confirms a sharp increase in brute-force attacks [...]
European police infiltrate EncroChat, go on to crack down on crime kingpins and seize guns, drugs, cars and millions in cash Law enforcement agencies in Europe recently cracked an instant messaging system used by organized [...]
The National Security Agency released guidance this week on securing IPsec virtual private networks as companies across the US continue to grapple with remote working in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The advice included [...]
Image: ZDNet F5 Networks, one of the world's largest provider of enterprise networking gear, has published a security advisory this week warning customers to patch a dangerous security flaw that is very likely to be [...]
It isn't often that you hear the words "breach," "privacy," and "moose" in the same sentence, but thanks to the province of Nova Scotia, that just changed. The maritime province on Canada's East Coast was dealing with [...]
Just like jokes, sometimes the old vulnerabilities are the best ones. So, stop us if you've heard this before: ransomware criminals are still using malicious Excel 4.0 macros in campaigns. This week, Microsoft's security intelligence [...]
With macOS 11, also known as Big Sur, Apple has removed the ability to install macOS profile configurations from the command-line.This ability was previously a core feature of macOS' enterprise package, which allows system administrators [...]