[ZDNet] Ransomware: Don’t pay up, it just shows cyber criminals that attacks work, warns Home Secretary

Paying the ransom just tells cyber criminals that ransomware attacks are a good way to make money – and there’s no guarantee they’ll keep their word anyway, warns Home Secretary Priti Patel.

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[SecurityWeek] GitHub Updates Policies on Vulnerability Research, Exploits

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Code hosting platform GitHub says it has updated its policies regarding vulnerability research, malware, and exploits, to permit dual-use security research. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[SANS ISC] Spear-phishing Email Targeting Outlook Mail Clients , (Sat, May 29th)

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In February I posted about spam pretending to be an Outlook Version update [1] and now for the past several weeks I have been receiving spear-phishing emails that pretend to be coming from Microsoft Outlook to “Sign in to verify” my account, new terms of services, new version, etc. There also have been some reports […]

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[SANS ISC] Microsoft May 2021 Patch Tuesday, (Tue, May 11th)

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This month we got patches for 55 vulnerabilities. Of these, 4 are critical, 3 were previously disclosed and none is being exploited according to Microsoft. One of the critical vulnerabilities which requires special attention this month is a remote code execution (RCE) on HTTP Protocol Stack (CVE-2021-31166). An unauthenticated attacker could send a specially crafted […]

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