[HackerNews] Russia bans VyprVPN, Opera VPN services for not complying with blacklist request

Russia’s telecommunications and media regulator Roskomnadzor (RKN) on Thursday introduced restrictions on the operation of VyprVPN and Opera VPN services in the country. “In accordance with the regulation on responding to threats to circumvent restrictions on access to child pornography, suicidal, pro-narcotic and other prohibited content, restrictions on the use of VPN services VyprVPN and […]

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[SANS ISC] Open redirects … and why Phishers love them, (Fri, Jun 18th)

Working from home, did you get a meeting invite recently that pointed to https://meet.google.com ?  Well, that’s indeed where Google’s online meeting tool is located. But potentially the URL you got is not “only” leading you there. Google Meet and Google Hangouts have a so-called open-redirect vulnerability. Phishers have found it, and are currently abusing […]

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[SecurityWeek] NSA Releases Guidance for Securing Enterprise Communication Systems

The NSA on Thursday released guidance to help organizations secure their communication systems, specifically Unified Communications (UC) and Voice and Video over IP (VVoIP). UC and VVoIP are call-processing systems that are used for communications and collaboration by many enterprises, including government agencies and their contractors. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[SecurityWeek] Akamai Blames Outage on DDoS Protection Service

CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai has blamed an outage that occurred on Thursday on an issue with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. Akamai’s Prolexic Routed is a fully managed service designed to protect an organization’s online assets against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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