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Privacy, Security

Why a password manager could be your next vital security tool to keep you safe online

May 16, 2022

Via: Techradar

When it comes to staying safe online, there are a wide range of tools available, but a password manager might be one of the most useful. It’s a sad fact that the scale of online threats has never been greater, […]


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U.S Cybersecurity Agency Lists 2021’s Top 15 Most Exploited Software Vulnerabilities

April 27, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Log4Shell, ProxyShell, ProxyLogon, ZeroLogon, and flaws in Zoho ManageEngine AD SelfService Plus, Atlassian Confluence, and VMware vSphere Client emerged as some of the top exploited security vulnerabilities in 2021. That’s according to a “Top Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities” report released by […]


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Microsoft Defender error is giving Google Chrome users a serious fright

April 21, 2022

Via: Techradar

Several recent Google Chrome updates have been flagged as potentially harmful by Microsoft’s in-built antivirus and endpoint protection service, reports have claimed. A number of Windows system admin reports have shown that Microsoft Defender for Endpoint has been tagging browser […]


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Online Safety Bill: Collaborating to make the internet safer for all

April 7, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

The Online Safety Bill is a landmark piece of legislation designed to lay down in law a set of rules about how online platforms should behave to better protect their customers and users. It aims to prevent the spread of […]


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New Windows 11 security feature requires a clean install

April 6, 2022

Via: TechSpot

When enabled, Smart App Control uses AI and Microsoft’s cloud knowledge base to check every app that runs, blocking anything unsigned, unfamiliar, or known to be malicious. There is no whitelist, so blocked apps will only get through if their […]


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Emergency Google Chrome update fixes nasty security bug

February 15, 2022

Via: Techradar

Google has issued a fix for a high-severity zero-day vulnerability in its Chrome browser which it claims is being abused in the wild. “Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2022-0609 exists in the wild,” the company’s security […]


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7 ways to improve your privacy in 2022

January 3, 2022

Via: Mashable

Big results don’t always require a big effort. Maintaining your online and offline privacy can seem like a Herculean, or even Sisyphean, task. Never-before-heard-of companies with vaguely menacing names regularly brag about infringing upon it, and each day seems to […]


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What app developers need to do now to fight Log4j exploits

December 27, 2021

Via: Info World

Earlier this month, security researchers uncovered a series of major vulnerabilities in the Log4j Java software that is used in tens of thousands of web applications. The code is widely used across consumer and enterprise systems, in everything from Minecraft, […]


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Integrate security into CI/CD with the Trivy scanner

December 7, 2021

Via: Info World

Attacks on cloud-native infrastructures are on the rise. Research over a six-month period in 2021 shows a 26% increase in attacks on container environments over the previous six months. Malicious actors are targeting the auto-build process, packing the payloads, using […]


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Data breaches are almost the norm for many businesses these days

November 11, 2021

Via: Techradar

A global survey of app security managers has revealed that a majority (91%) of the respondents had experienced security breaches in the last year as a direct result of a vulnerable application. Compiled by cybersecurity specialists Checkmarx, the report shares […]