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IT Security Newsletter - 9/16/2021

Customer Care Giant TTEC Hit By Ransomware

TTEC, a company used by some of the world's largest brands to help manage customer support and sales online and over the phone, is dealing with disruptions from a network security incident resulting...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/15/2021

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, September 2021 Edition

Microsoft today pushed software updates to plug dozens of security holes in Windows and related products, including a vulnerability that is already being exploited in active attacks. Also, Apple...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/14/2021

Apple patches against alleged NSO Group zero-click exploit used on activists

Apple released a patch Monday against two security vulnerabilities, one of which the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group has exploited, according to researchers. The...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/13/2021

Meris Botnet Flexes Muscles With 22 Million RPS DDoS Attack

A series of record-breaking RPS-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks observed over the past month are the result of a new, powerful botnet flexing its muscles to prove its...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/10/2021

Stolen Credentials Led to Data Theft at United Nations

A threat actor used stolen credentials from a United Nations employee to breach parts of the UN's network in April and steal critical data, a spokesman for the intergovernmental organization...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/9/2021

New Zealand DDoS wave targets banks, post offices, weather forecasters and more

Banks and post offices in New Zealand have been hit by a cyber offensive, according to reports, consisting of sustained DDoS attacks against a number of critical...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/8/2021

Howard University canceled classes and shut down campus WiFi after a ransomware attack

Officials at Howard University in Washington, DC, canceled classes Tuesday and limited instruction for Wednesday after its systems were hit by a ransomware...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/7/2021

Germany Accuses Russia of Election Meddling Through Cyber-Attacks

Germany has accused Russia of attempting to influence its upcoming general election through a wave of cyber-attacks. The German Foreign Ministry said it had "reliable information"...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/3/2021

FBI Warns Food and Agriculture Firms of Ransomware Threat

The FBI has issued a new alert warning companies in the food and agricultural sector that they are increasingly at risk of ransomware as their corporate attack surface expands. The...

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IT Security Newsletter - 9/2/2021

Fired NY credit union employee nukes 21GB of data in revenge

Juliana Barile, the former employee of a New York credit union, pleaded guilty to accessing the financial institution's computer systems without authorization and destroying over 21...

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