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WinRAR flaw enables remote code execution of arbitrary code

WinRAR flaw enables remote code execution of arbitrary code

A flaw impacting the file archiver utility for Windows WinRAR can allow the execution of commands on a computer by opening an archive. WinRAR is a popular file compression and archival utility for Windows operating systems. The utility is affected by a now-fixed high-severity vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-40477 (CVSS score 7.8), that can allow remote … Read more

Prevention First: Don’t Neglect Endpoint Security

Prevention First: Don’t Neglect Endpoint Security

While there is a lot of talk now about the capabilities of MDR (Managed Detection and Response) and XDR (Extended Detection and Response) in security, it is essential for organizations to remember that prevention comes first. That means critical endpoint protection can’t be overlooked. “Endpoint remains your first line of defense,” said Sally Adam, senior … Read more

From reactive to proactive: The next evolution of threat intelligence

From reactive to proactive: The next evolution of threat intelligence

As the world becomes increasingly digital, the need for cyber threat intelligence (CTI) is growing in parallel. Current estimations project that 120 zettabytes of data will be created, captured, copied, and consumed worldwide in 2023. From that wealth of information, Microsoft tracks 65 trillion security signals every day to discover new and emerging threats across … Read more

Massive phishing campaign targets users of the Zimbra Collaboration email server

Massive phishing campaign targets users of the Zimbra Collaboration email server

A massive social engineering campaign is targeting users of the Zimbra Collaboration email server to steal their login credentials. ESET researchers uncovered a mass-spreading phishing campaign targeting users of the Zimbra Collaboration email server since April 2023. Zimbra Collaboration is an open-core collaborative software platform. The campaign is still ongoing and is targeting a wide range of … Read more

Africa Cyber Surge II law enforcement operation has led to the arrest of 14 suspects

Africa Cyber Surge II law enforcement operation has led to the arrest of 14 suspects

An international law enforcement operation across 25 African countries has led to the arrest of 14 cybercriminals. A coordinated law enforcement operation conducted by INTERPOL and AFRIPOL across 25 African countries has led to the arrest of 14 suspected cybercriminals and the identification of 20,674 suspicious cyber networks. The operation demonstrates the surge in cybercriminal … Read more

ISC2 Announces Major Milestone as Community Grows to Half a Million Strong

ISC2 Announces Major Milestone as Community Grows to Half a Million Strong

The world’s leading nonprofit member organization for cybersecurity professionals, formerly known as (ISC)², has today announced that it is now ISC2 to reflect its growing global membership and expanded role in strengthening the influence, diversity and vitality of cybersecurity professionals around the world. Coinciding with the rebrand, ISC2 is proud to unveil its newly revamped website, … Read more

Southampton FC Renews Partnership with Acronis

Southampton FC Renews Partnership with Acronis

Southampton FC officially announced its renewed partnership with Acronis and Tailor Made Technologies (TMT)  today. Under the agreement, TMT will be providing the team with a full suite of Acronis cyber protection solutions to protect the team’s data assets and optimise data workflow, facilitating the team to perform at its best both on and off … Read more

New CISO appointments 2023

New CISO appointments 2023

The upper ranks of corporate security are seeing a high rate of change as companies try to adapt to the evolving threat landscape. Many companies are hiring a chief security officer (CSO) or chief information security officer (CISO) for the first time to support a deeper commitment to information security. Follow this column to keep … Read more