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IT Security Newsletter - 11/23/2022

Hackers breach energy orgs via bugs in discontinued web server

Microsoft said today that security vulnerabilities found to impact a web server discontinued since 2005 have been used to target and compromise organizations in the energy sector. As...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/22/2022

California County Says Personal Information Compromised in Data Breach

The County of Tehama, California, has started informing employees, recipients of services, and affiliates that their personal information might have been compromised in a data...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/21/2022

Security Researchers Looking at Mastodon as Its Popularity Soars

Cybersecurity researchers are increasingly looking at Mastodon now that the decentralized social media platform's popularity has soared, and they have started finding vulnerabilities...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/18/2022

Iranian hackers use Log4Shell to mine crypto on federal computer system

Hackers with connections to the Iranian government broke into a U.S. government agency's network in early 2022, utilizing a well-known flaw in an open-source software library...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/16/2022

Top Zeus Botnet Suspect "Tank" Arrested in Geneva

Vyacheslav "Tank" Penchukov, the accused 40-year-old Ukrainian leader of a prolific cybercriminal group that stole tens of millions of dollars from small to mid-sized businesses in the United States...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/15/2022

How North Korea became a mastermind of crypto cybercrime

Created by a Vietnamese gaming studio, Axie Infinity offers players the chance to breed, trade, and fight Pokémon-like cartoon monsters to earn cryptocurrencies including the game's own...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/14/2022

Foxit Patches Several Code Execution Vulnerabilities in PDF Reader

Popular PDF document reader Foxit Reader has been updated to address multiple use-after-free security bugs that could be exploited for arbitrary code execution. The feature-rich PDF...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/11/2022

Microsoft links Russia's military to cyberattacks in Poland and Ukraine

Microsoft on Thursday fingered Russia's military intelligence arm as the likely culprit behind ransomware attacks last month that targeted Polish and Ukrainian transportation...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/10/2022

Having refused to pay ransom, health insurer Medibank sees customer data posted online by hackers

A ransomware gang has begun to publish data on the dark web stolen from Australia's largest health insurer Medibank. The leaking of Mediabank's client...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/9/2022

Krebs on Security: Patch Tuesday, November 2022 Election Edition

Let's face it: Having "2022 election" in the headline above is probably the only reason anyone might read this story today. Still, while most of us here in the United States are...

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