Microsoft’s guidance was published just as researchers noticed that one of the vulnerabilities is already being exploited in the wild. It appears that the Mirai botnet is attempting to compromise vulnerable systems and that it also closes port 5896 (OMI SSL port) to keep other attackers out. An open-source Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) implementation, OMI…

Starting last year, the video calling platform has been offering E2EE in Zoom Meetings, and it is now ready to make it available for one-on-one phone conversations made through the Zoom client as well. Once the new feature is available, users will see a “More” option during phone calls, allowing them to turn on encryption,…

While a user can easily turn on WhatsApp on any new device, given that accounts are phone number-based, conversation history isn’t available unless a backup was created on the previous device. Users can set time intervals for the creation of local backups and can also choose to store those in the cloud, for fast access….

If you do business with the Department of Defense (DoD), then the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is known to you. The Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center (DIBCAC) approved the first company to become a certified assessor in May 2021. Since then, three additional companies have been approved. That’s it. Four companies have been…

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Andrea Sasse said that a hacker outfit called Ghostwriter has been “combining conventional cyberattacks with disinformation and influence operations,” and that activities targeting Germany have been observed “for some time.” She said that, ahead of Germany’s parliamentary election on Sept. 26, there have been attempts – using phishing emails, among other things…

“Mass exploitation of Atlassian Confluence CVE-2021-26084 is ongoing and expected to accelerate,” USCYBERCOM tweeted Friday morning. “Please patch immediately if you haven’t already— this cannot wait until after the weekend.” On August 25, Atlassian issued patches to address the critical code execution vulnerability that carried a CVSS score of 9.8. Described by the software maker…

A fully managed NoSQL database, Cosmos DB was launched in 2017, for use with web and mobile applications, but also supports modeling social interactions and integration with third-party services. Earlier this month, researchers with the cloud security firm Wiz discovered a vulnerability in the Azure cloud platform that could allow a remote attacker to take…

The first thing to ask before we talk about digital transformation, is what the heck does “digital transformation” even mean? The reality is that there isn’t a standard definition. Every company is going to have a slightly different path. Many people have different opinions on what it stands for. But the fact that the phrase…