[SecurityWeek] Fewer-Than-Expected Log4j Attacks, but Mirai Joins the Fray

Log4Shell, the critical unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability identified in early December 2021 in the Apache Log4j logging utility, hasn’t seen the mass exploitation that many expected, but an exploit for it is now part of the Mirai botnet’s arsenal, researchers warn.

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[SecurityWeek] CISA Expands ‘Bad Practices’ List With Single-Factor Authentication

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The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week added single-factor authentication to its list of bad practices. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[HackerNews] U.S. Cybersecurity Agency Publishes List of Free Security Tools and Services

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The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Friday published a repository of free tools and services to enable organizations to mitigate, detect, and respond effectively to malicious attacks and further improve their security posture. The “Free Cybersecurity Services and Tools” resource hub comprises a mix of services provided by CISA, open-source utilities, and other Source: […]

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[TheRecord] Security tools showcased at Black Hat USA 2021

While everyone associates the Black Hat security conference with high-profile keynotes and state-of-the-art cybersecurity research, ever since the 2017 edition, the conference has also been the place where the cybersecurity community has also announced and released security tools part of the lesser-known “Arsenal” track. While The Record is not going to list each and every […]

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