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AI-based security solution protects email and messaging

With more people working remotely, messaging and email have become even more essential tools, but the sharing of sensitive data via these routes also presents risks. Concentric AI is using this week’s Black Hat USA to launch an AI-based solution…

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CISA warns of UnRAR security flaw affecting Linux systems

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has issued a warning about a security issue with the UnRAR tool for Linux-based systems. The vulnerability is being tracked as CVE-2022-30333, and if successfully exploited, the flaw could allow an attacker to…

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Microsoft releases KB5016629 update to fix Windows 11 Start menu problems and security issues

It is that time of the month again — the time that Microsoft releases updates for Windows 11. This time around, the company has released the KB5016629 update to not only fix a problem that prevented the Start menu from…

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80 percent of enterprises use open source software and nearly all worry about security

A new study reveals that while 80 percent of enterprises are using open source software (OSS) — set to rise to 99 percent in the next year — a mere one percent say they aren’t worried about security. The report…

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Twitter comes clean about serious security incident affecting millions of accounts

Twitter has confirmed that a hacker was able to exploit a security vulnerability on the social platform earlier this year, gaining access to the private data of millions of users. In total, 5.4 million accounts were affected, with the attacker…

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84 percent of companies have only basic cloud security capability

A large majority of companies are only at an entry level in terms of their cloud security capabilities according to a new study. The research, carried out for cloud infrastructure security company Ermetic by Osterman Research, surveyed 326 organizations in…

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94 percent of companies have had security incidents with production APIs

According to a new report 94 percent of companies have experienced security problems in production APIs in the past year, with 20 percent saying the organization suffered a data breach as a result. The latest State of API Security Report…

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Microsoft beefs up Defender security with new Threat Intelligence and External Attack Surface Management tools

Microsoft has launched two new security products, bolstering the capabilities of Microsoft Defender. The company says that the aim of the two tools is to help organizations lock down their infrastructure and reduce their overall attack surface. The tools, Microsoft…

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IObit Software Updater 5 keeps your apps updated to boost system security

It is very easy to keep Windows up to date — so easy, in fact, that you hardly need to do anything. Just make sure that the Automatic Updates feature of Windows Update is enabled, and everything will happen in…

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Why security teams should prepare to slay the three-headed dragon [Q&A]

Governments, utilities and other key industries are prime targets for attack including from nation state actors and cybercriminals seeking to extract a ransom. But David Anteliz, technical director at Skybox, believes that given the increase in tensions across the world…

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