En un escenario marcado por la violencia y el abuso, por el sufrimiento y el terror de las víctimas, la tecnología vuelve a ponerse de lado de la sociedad actuando como parapeto. Lo relata para CIO España Madeleine Janickyj, investigadora en procesamiento del lenguaje natural para el Consorcio sobre Violencia, [...]
Mon, Jul 22, 2024
Source CIO
The JavaScript downloader malware known as SocGholish (aka FakeUpdates) is being used to deliver a remote access trojan called AsyncRAT as well as a legitimate open-source project called BOINC. BOINC, short for Berkeley Open Infrastructure Network Computing Client, is an open-source "volunteer computing" platform maintained by the University of California with [...]
Mon, Jul 22, 2024
Source The Hacker News
El Ministerio de Trabajo y Economía Social (MITES) desembolsará 1.397.000 euros para la creación e integración de una nueva sede electrónica, con el objetivo de ofrecer un mejor servicio a los ciudadanos y empresas, facilitando y agilizando la gestión de trámites y procedimientos administrativos mediante la incorporación de tecnologías avanzadas [...]
Mon, Jul 22, 2024
Source CIO
Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new Linux variant of a ransomware strain known as Play (aka Balloonfly and PlayCrypt) that's designed to target VMware ESXi environments. "This development suggests that the group could be broadening its attacks across the Linux platform, leading to an expanded victim pool and more successful ransom [...]
Mon, Jul 22, 2024
Source The Hacker News
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, which is facing the heat for causing worldwide IT disruptions by pushing out a flawed update to Windows devices, is now warning that threat actors are exploiting the situation to distribute Remcos RAT to its customers in Latin America under the guise of providing a hotfix. The attack [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2024
Source The Hacker News
What do the Boll Weevil, Cavendish bananas, and the recent Windows/CrowdStrike fiasco all have in common? They’re all economic disasters that occurred because far too many people put their trust in a monoculture. I’m serious. Indeed, I warned you years ago about Windows when I first mentioned Mr. Boll Weevil. After the Civil War, the [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2024
Source Computer World
CrowdStrike CEO has apologized to the company’s customers and partners for crashing their Windows systems, and the company has described the error that caused the disaster. “I want to sincerely apologize directly to all of you for today’s outage. All of CrowdStrike understands the gravity and impact of the situation,” CrowdStrike [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2024
Source Computer World
CrowdStrike CEO has apologized to the company’s customers and partners for crashing their Windows systems, and the company has described the error that caused the disaster. “I want to sincerely apologize directly to all of you for today’s outage. All of CrowdStrike understands the gravity and impact of the situation,” CrowdStrike [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2024
Source CIO
Law enforcement officials in the U.K. have arrested a 17-year-old boy from Walsall who is suspected to be a member of the notorious Scattered Spider cybercrime syndicate. The arrest was made "in connection with a global cyber online crime group which has been targeting large organizations with ransomware and gaining access [...]
Sat, Jul 20, 2024
Source The Hacker News
From the editors of Computerworld, this enterprise buyer’s guide helps IT staff understand what the various desk-booking software options can do for their organizations and how to choose the right solution. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2024
Source Computer World
CrowdStrike has admitted to pushing out a bad software update, causing many Windows machines running the affected software to crash. The problem, apparently affecting its Falcon platform, brought down servers at airlines, locked up computers at banks, and hurt healthcare services. “CrowdStrike is actively working with customers impacted by a defect [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2024
Source Computer World
CrowdStrike has admitted to pushing out a bad software update, causing many Windows machines running the affected software to crash. The problem, apparently affecting its Falcon platform, brought down servers at airlines, locked up computers at banks, and hurt healthcare services. “CrowdStrike is actively working with customers impacted by a defect [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2024
Source CIO
Trend Micro threat hunters discovered that the Play ransomware group has been deploying a new Linux variant that targets ESXi environments. Read our blog entry to know more. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2024
Source Trend Micro
On July 19, 2024, a large-scale outage emerged affecting Windows computers for many industries across the globe from financial institutions to hospitals to airlines. The source of this outage came from a single content update from CrowdStrike. [...]
Fri, Jul 19, 2024
Source Trend Micro
We check the OpenSSH vulnerabilities CVE-2024–6387 and CVE-2024-6409, examining their potential real-world impact and the possibility of exploitation for CVE-2024–6387 in x64 systems. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2024
Source Trend Micro