[ZDNet] 83% of ransomware victims paid ransom: survey

Of the 192 respondents who had been hit with ransomware attacks, 83% said they felt they had no choice but to pay the ransom.

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[SecurityWeek] Recent GootLoader Campaign Targets Law, Accounting Firms

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A recently observed GootLoader campaign has been focusing on infecting the devices of legal and accounting company employees with malware, eSentire reports. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[SANS ISC] Microsoft Patch Tuesday – January 2022 , (Tue, Jan 11th)

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Microsoft fixed 126 different CVEs with this month’s update (this includes the Chromium issues patched in Edge). Six of the issues were publicly disclosed, and nine are rated critical.  Noteworthy updates: CVE-2022-21907: This is a remote code execution vulnerability in http.sys. http.sys is part of anything in windows processing HTTP requests (e.g. IIS!). But this […]

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[TheRecord] New CISA chief announces Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative with private sector

The new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Jen Easterly appealed to the private sector for help fending off digital attackers and announced an initiative called the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) partnering with major tech and cybersecurity firms Thursday at the Black Hat Security conference. The initial partners in the program are Crowdstrike, Palo […]

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