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  • News for August 15, 2022

    Unpatched Vulnerabilities High Value Targetsby Artie Kaye When it is recommended to patch, patch.  The process may take a few minutes to a few hours depending on what is being done, but it potentially saves days of work recovering.  Researchers at Kaspersky have released a report detailing what they’ve found regarding flaws and exploits.  Microsoft…

  • News for August 12, 2022

    Moxa NPort Flaws Patchedby Artie Kaye Moxa’s NPort 5110 devices had security flaws discovered recently.  The company and CISA have made statements regarding these vulnerabilities and advise patching as soon as able.  One attack can take over the device, the only way to regain control would be turning it off and on again manually.  This…

  • News for August 10, 2022

    Cookie Theft and Exploitationby Artie Kaye It is good practice to clear your cookies regularly, and log out of websites regularly as well.  Cookies store information and credentials and have an expiration timer.  There are ways for a hacker to gain access to the cookies on your system.  By obtaining a copy of a session…

  • News for August 8, 2022

    Tools To Recover From Ransomwareby Artie Kaye Ransomware is a threat to companies and individuals alike.  6 years ago an endeavor was started by law enforcement and security firms.  The result was No More Ransom.  This organization collects data on ransomware attacks, encryption methods, and has released software to help recover any data that has…

  • News for August 5, 2022

    Twitter Data Breachby Artie Kaye A bug that was patched at the start of 2022 by Twitter was exploited before it was fixed.  Approximate 5.4 million users’ information was obtained from the attack.  The harvested data can be used to link accounts to email addresses or phone numbers.  No passwords were stolen according to Twitter. …