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Critical SonicWall vulnerability affects 800K firewalls, patch now

A critical stack-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability has been discovered in SonicWall VPNs.When exploited, it allows unauthenticated remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the impacted devices.Tracked as CVE-2020-5135, the vulnerability impacts multiple versions of SonicOS ran by hundreds of thousands of active VPNs.Craig
Publish At:2020-10-16 08:12 | Read:70 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Technology Vulnerability

Twitter outage blocks users from tweeting, seeing notifications

Image: DownDetectorTwitter is experiencing a worldwide service disruption preventing users from both sending tweets using Tweetdeck, the social network's apps, and website, or from seeing their notifications.Twitter is currently investigating the issue leading to broken notifications and "Nothing to see here — yet" messages, as reported by co
Publish At:2020-10-15 20:30 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology

Five keys for mitigating cybersecurity breaches

A rapid and efficient response to incidents is a key part of any good cybersecurity strategy. As cyberattacks evolve at pace, IT departments start to question traditional methods of dealing with new criminal gangs and threats, and understand that there is no single or simple way to counter them, given the complexity of the digital environment. Today, an effe
Publish At:2020-10-14 11:15 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adaptive Defense Business advanced cybersecurity b2b technol

Amazon Prime 2020: Early deals on Amazon devices and electronics

h3, h2 { margin: 5px!important; }Amazon Prime Day kicks off tomorrow, October 13th, at midnight PST, but it's possible to grab some early deals on Alexa and Ring devices, as well as other electronics.Below we have compiled a list of the best early-bird deals currently running for Amazon Prime Day 2020. Ring Video Doorbell Pro with Echo Show 5: $169.99
Publish At:2020-10-13 02:25 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology

Sam's Club customer accounts hacked in credential stuffing attacks

Over the past two weeks, Sam's Club has started sending automated password reset emails and security notifications to customers who were hacked in credential stuffing attacks.Sam's Club, owned by Walmart, is an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs operating since 1983. The brand is frequently listed alongside Costco and&nbs
Publish At:2020-10-08 17:18 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Technology hack

Adobe Creative Cloud down: Users report login, data access issues

Adobe is suffering a 'major' outage that prevents users from logging in to Creative Cloud or accessing their subscribed applications or stored data.Since approximately 9:30 a.m EST, Adobe Creative Cloud users have reported difficulty logging into the service or accessing saved images and data.Outage mapSource: DownDetectorWhen attempting to login to the serv
Publish At:2020-10-08 13:24 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Cloud

Mozilla shares fix for Twitter not working on Firefox

Mozilla published a support document with a quick fix for a widely reported known issue causing Twitter not to load on the Firefox web browser.According to a bug Mozilla has been tracking and working on fixing for the last 20 days, some users might see blank pages or errors when trying to visit the social network's website, with some reports also s
Publish At:2020-10-06 18:30 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology

Cloudflare can now send DDoS alerts for sites are under attack

Cloudflare now allows paid customers to create notifications that warn them when their sites are under a DDoS attack.A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when an attacker floods a web server or an Internet connection with more requests than it can handle. This flooding of requests causes the service to become unavailable, and the company or
Publish At:2020-10-06 18:30 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Security Cloud DDOS

Slack outage causes lag, message errors, blank screens worldwide

Slack is experiencing a worldwide outage causing problems sending messages, editing messages, lag in chats, and channels displaying a blank screen.The Slack outage began at approximately 10:10 AM EST, and according to DownDetector, is predominantly affecting users in the USA and Europe.Slack outage mapSource: DownDetectorThose affected by the outage are expe
Publish At:2020-10-05 15:12 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology

Online avatar service Gravatar allows mass collection of user info

A user enumeration technique discovered by security researcher Carlo Di Dato demonstrates how Gravatar can be abused for mass data collection of its profiles by web crawlers and bots.Gravatar is an online avatar service that lets users set and use a profile picture (avatar) across multiple websites that support Gravatar.The most reco
Publish At:2020-10-03 12:30 | Read:255 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Technology

Twitter is down with users seeing "Something went wrong" errors

Twitter users are currently experiencing issues around the world, with users unable to use the website and mobile apps.When attempting to access Twitter's website, users are given "Something went wrong" errors or other messages stating that the company is aware of the problem and are working on restoring access.This outage started within the last 30 minutes
Publish At:2020-10-01 13:42 | Read:161 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Software

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X

Microsoft today unveiled the Surface Laptop Go with Windows 10 in S Mode and Surface Pro X with SQ2 processor and Windows 10 on ARM.Surface Laptop GoSurface Laptop Go is the latest addition to Microsoft's Surface Laptop lineup.Surface Laptop Go comes with Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor, up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage that will help you stay productive
Publish At:2020-10-01 09:35 | Read:106 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Technology

Natwest and Malwarebytes team up to provide free virus protection

Customers of National Westminster (NatWest) Bank are now eligible to receive a free copy of Malwarebytes Premium subscription for up to 10 devices.NatWest is a prominent British banking giant with upwards of 7.5 million personal banking customers and 850,000 small business accounts.In a press release, Alasdair MacFarlane, the Head of
Publish At:2020-09-30 10:21 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Technology Virus

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo is growing fast

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused search engine, announced that August 2020 ended in over 2 billion total searches via its search platform.While Google remains the most popular search engine, DuckDuckGo has gained a great deal of traction in recent months as more and more users have begun to value their privacy on the internet.DuckDuckGo saw over 2 billion sea
Publish At:2020-09-16 21:49 | Read:195 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Software

Google Drive is having an outage, users see spinning wheel

Google Drive is suffering an outage causing users to be unable to access their stored files and are instead shown a spinning wheel.At approximately 9:30 AM EST today, Google Drive users began experiencing problems accessing their accounts.They would instead be shown a spinning wheel or have sporadic connectivity issues when attempting to access them.Accordin
Publish At:2020-09-15 13:20 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Technology

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