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  • In recent years, cybersecurity threats have increasingly targeted healthcare organizations, and now it seems hackers may be turning their attention to a more specific group of providers. The recent warning from the FBI highlights a new, disturbing trend: cybercriminals are actively targeting dental offices, aiming to exploit vulnerabilities in their security protocols.

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  • Published in · 3 min read · 2 days ago The “Error Establishing a Database Connection” is a common yet alarming issue encountered by WordPress users. It signifies that the website is unable to communicate with its database, which stores all the content and settings. Understanding and resolving this error is crucial to restore the…

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  • Penetration testing is a cornerstone of any mature security program and is a mature and well understood practice supported by robust methodologies, tools, and frameworks.

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  • MalBot July 11, 2024, 6:55pm 1 Some of the commands observed can be confusing for a novice looking at ssh honeypot logs. Sure, you have some obvious commands like “uname -a” to fingerprint the kernel. However, other commands are less intuitive and are not commands a normal user would use. I am trying to summarize…

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  • Video, Internet of Things As security challenges loom large on the IoT landscape, how can we effectively counter the risks of integrating our physical and digital worlds?

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  • Published in · 3 min read · 4 days ago In the vast landscape of cybersecurity, External Inbound Traffic Monitoring stands as a formidable defense mechanism, akin to a vigilant sentry guarding the entrance to your digital domain. This practice involves a meticulous examination of the data entering your network from external sources, akin to…

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  • Microsoft Office stands as a pillar in the landscape of modern productivity tools. Its suite of programs — from Word for crafting documents to Excel for data analysis – allows for versatility in both personal and professional environments. Used from everything like notetaking, resumes, essays, and business reports, in today’s digital age, these documents are…

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  • Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is a pivotal aspect of contemporary cybersecurity, particularly in safeguarding endpoints against the growing number of visible and invisible cyberthreats. Thanks to its visibility, detection, and response capabilities, cybersecurity experts can rely on EDR to effectively protect their endpoints and mitigate the risk of security breaches in real-time. 

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  • Explore the vulnerabilities and best practices for securing Industrial Control Systems (ICS) against cyber threats like hacking and malware.

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  • Rafel RAT is a type of malware that allows attackers to gain complete control over a victim’s mobile device. Once installed, Rafel RAT can perform a variety of malicious activities, such as stealing sensitive information, accessing camera and microphone functions, and, increasingly, deploying ransomware. 

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  • Application programming interfaces (APIs) enable different software components to communicate, allowing for seamless integration and functionality across various platforms. However, they also bring a risk of unauthorized access and exploitation.

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  • Software as a Service (SaaS) has revolutionized how businesses operate by offering convenient, scalable, and cost-effective solutions for various operational needs. However, the widespread adoption of SaaS also brings significant challenges and risks, particularly concerning data security.

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  • Published in · 2 min read · 1 day ago Imagine a thief who doesn’t break locks or pick pockets. Instead, they convince you to hand over your valuables yourself. That’s the essence of social engineering, a cybercrime tactic that exploits human psychology to manipulate victims into divulging sensitive information or taking actions that compromise…

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  • /*! elementor – v3.22.0 – 26-06-2024 */ .elementor-widget-text-editor.elementor-drop-cap-view-stacked .elementor-drop-cap{background-color:#69727d;color:#fff}.elementor-widget-text-editor.elementor-drop-cap-view-framed .elementor-drop-cap{color:#69727d;border:3px solid;background-color:transparent}.elementor-widget-text-editor:not(.elementor-drop-cap-view-default) .elementor-drop-cap{margin-top:8px}.elementor-widget-text-editor:not(.elementor-drop-cap-view-default) .elementor-drop-cap-letter{width:1em;height:1em}.elementor-widget-text-editor .elementor-drop-cap{float:left;text-align:center;line-height:1;font-size:50px}.elementor-widget-text-editor .elementor-drop-cap-letter{display:inline-block} On Monday July 1, 2024, the Qualys Threat Research Unit (TRU) dropped a new Remote Unauthenticated Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability.  This vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, also known as “regreSSHion,” affects OpenSSH’s server (sshd). This blog post will cover the details of this…

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  • In the first half of 2024, the FakeBat loader, also known as EugenLoader or PaykLoader, emerged as a prominent threat leveraging the drive-by download technique. This method has increasingly been adopted by cybercriminals to spread malware through unsuspecting users’ web browsing activities.

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  • Published in · 2 min read · 20 hours ago Introduction In a significant development for cybersecurity, a critical vulnerability has been identified in OpenSSH, dubbed “RegreSSHion” (CVE-2024–6387). This vulnerability is a regression of a previously patched issue from 2006, resurfacing with potentially devastating effects. The vulnerability affects OpenSSH versions 8.5p1 to 9.8p1 on glibc-based…

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  • Transitive dependencies are one of the biggest headaches software developers must manage. Relationships between software components are complex (to say the least) and specifically for transitive dependencies — that is, indirect relationships between software components — finding and understanding the impacts can be both time-consuming and tricky. Nonetheless, the ability to trace transitive dependencies and…

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