Orion Health Chief Information Security Officer Grant Anthony on securing health data in an ever-changing threat landscape, how CIOs can help upskill boards on cyber best practice, and how he learned that if everything is a priority nothing is a priority. Watch this episode: #id62f93fbd97588 .jw-wrapper::before { content: "Grant Anthony" !important; } CIO [...]
Sun, Aug 14, 2022
Source CIO
Dutch authorities on Friday announced the arrest of a software developer in Amsterdam who is alleged to be working for Tornado Cash, days after the U.S. sanctioned the decentralized crypto mixing service. The 29-year-old individual is "suspected of involvement in concealing criminal financial flows and facilitating money laundering" through the service, [...]
Sun, Aug 14, 2022
Source The Hacker News
A pair of reports from cybersecurity firms SEKOIA and Trend Micro sheds light on a new campaign undertaken by a Chinese threat actor named Lucky Mouse that involves leveraging a trojanized version of a cross-platform messaging app to backdoor systems. Infection chains leverage a chat application called MiMi, with its installer files compromised to download [...]
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
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A former Twitter employee has been pronounced guilty for his role in digging up private information pertaining to certain Twitter users and turning over that data to Saudi Arabia. Ahmad Abouammo, 44, was convicted by a jury after a two-week trial in San Francisco federal court, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. He faces up to [...]
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
Source The Hacker News
A security feature bypass vulnerability has been uncovered in three signed third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot loaders that allow bypass of the UEFI Secure Boot feature. "These vulnerabilities can be exploited by mounting the EFI System Partition and replacing the existing bootloader with the vulnerable one, or modifying a UEFI [...]
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
Source The Hacker News
Windows 11 has been released, but behind the scenes, Microsoft is constantly working to improve the newest version of Windows. The company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out — and even help shape — upcoming features.The Windows Insider [...]
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
Source Computer World
Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday release addresses 123 security issues in Microsoft Windows, Office, Exchange (it's back!) and Visual Studio — and unfortunately, we have two zero-days with reports of active exploitation in the wild. Since this is a broad update, it will require planning and testing before deployment. The first (CVE-2022-34713) [...]
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
Source Computer World
Organizations are increasingly focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion in their hiring practices and workplace culture not only because it’s the right thing to do, but by not doing so, it can be detrimental to the business. With software at the core of every business, and organizations deriving more value and [...]
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
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Organizations have seen tremendous digital transformation for several years now, but especially in the past year, we have seen many accelerate that digital journey. From navigating the new world of remote-first work to deploying modern apps in record time while strengthening cybersecurity, cloud adoption has made businesses become more agile [...]
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
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The CISA has seen a resurgence of the malware targeting a range of verticals and critical infrastructure organizations by exploiting RDP, firewall vulnerabilities. [...]
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
Source ThreatPost
Apple's Freeform collaboration tool, due out "later this year," is designed to give remote teams a limitless virtual whiteboard within which they can work together.We don’t know much about it beyond what was announced at WWDC 2022, but we do know not to expect it to appear in the first [...]
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
Source Computer World
Researcher shows how Instagram and Facebook’s use of an in-app browser within both its iOS apps can track interactions with external websites. [...]
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
Source ThreatPost
(Disclosure NVIDIA is a client of the author)Nvidia this week presented its view of the future of the Metaverse at Siggraph. As expected, it was a multimedia showcase where each set of visuals reinforced the points various speakers were making. Much of the presentation focused on avatars and how Nvidia’s [...]
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
Source Computer World
With its business rapidly growing and customer expectations rising, Thermo Fisher Scientific is turning to machine learning and robotic process automation (RPA) to transform the customer experience. Formed from the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific in 2006, Thermo Fisher Scientific is one of the world’s largest suppliers of scientific [...]
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
Source CIO
We found APT group Iron Tiger's malware compromising chat application Mimi’s servers in a supply chain attack. [...]
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
Source Trend Micro