Sat.Jul 17, 2021

To My Fellow CEOs: Cyber Security is your Business Too!

Security Boulevard

With each passing year, cyber security challenges have become more complex and more frequent. But along with this, the threat they pose to the business revenue of an organization has become immense. This is even more true in these times when the world is trying to recover from the pandemic.

China's New Law Requires Researchers to Report All Zero-Day Bugs to Government

The Hacker News

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has issued new stricter vulnerability disclosures regulations that mandate security researchers uncovering critical flaws in computer systems to mandatorily disclose them first-hand to the government authorities within two days of filing a report.

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75,000+ Customers Affected in CNA Ransomware Attack

Security Boulevard

The CNA ransomware attack that made the news in March this year has an extension to the story. The insurance giant revealed that the organization suffered a data breach following the ransomware attack.

Biden Puts a $10M Bounty on Foreign Hackers

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: REvil goes dark, spyware runs amok, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Back to the Office: Privacy and Security Solutions to Compliance Issues for 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

Now that companies are slowly allowing employees to return to work at the office, it's time to re-evaluate your company’s posture towards privacy and security. Join Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies, for a discussion that will focus on compliance and the types of privacy and security measures your company should be aware of, as well as tips and methods for implementing these measures.

Instagram Launches 'Security Checkup' to Help Users Recover Hacked Accounts

The Hacker News

Instagram earlier this week introduced a new "Security Checkup" feature that aims to keep accounts safe and help users—whose accounts may have been compromised—to recover them.

Biden’s Cybersecurity Team Gets Crowded at the Top

WIRED Threat Level

It’s a lot of talent, but the US now has five overlapping roles jockeying for limited budgets, authorities, and bureaucratic victories. Security Security / National Security

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CloudFlare CDNJS Bug Could Have Led to Widespread Supply-Chain Attacks

The Hacker News

Web infrastructure and website security company Cloudflare last month fixed a critical vulnerability in its CDNJS library that's used by 12.7% of all websites on the internet.

BSides Vancouver 2021 – Eric Payne’s ‘Take Down Cyberthreat Dwell Time With Kaspersky Optimum Security’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to BSides Vancouver for publishing their outstanding BSides Vancouver 2021 Conference videos on the groups' YouTube channel. Permalink.

US govt offers $10 million reward for info on nation-state cyber operations

Security Affairs

The US government is offering a $10 million reward to everyone that provides information on operations conducted by nation-state actors. The US government is offering a $10 million reward for information on campaigns conducted by state-sponsored hackers. The move was announced by the U.S.

$10 Million US Dollars, Missing Ransomware Gangs, and so much more!

Security Boulevard

. Wow, what a week. From new incentives to become a cyber defender to new targets for threat actors, this week had it all. We start with the $10 million dollar information bounty currently offered by the US Government and we end with the startling news of the Trickbot comeback.

D-Link issues beta hotfix for multiple flaws in DIR-3040 routers

Security Affairs

Network equipment vendor D-Link has released a firmware hotfix to fix multiple vulnerabilities in the DIR-3040 AC3000-based wireless internet router.

HelloKitty ransomware is targeting vulnerable SonicWall devices

Bleeping Computer

CISA is warning of threat actors targeting "a known, previously patched, vulnerability" found in SonicWall Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series and Secure Remote Access (SRA) products with end-of-life firmware. [.]. Security

Cisco fixes high-risk DoS flaw in ASA, FTD Software

Security Affairs

Cisco addressed a high severity DoS vulnerability in the Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software. Cisco this week released security updates for a high severity vulnerability in the Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) products.

Ecuador's state-run CNT telco hit by RansomEXX ransomware

Bleeping Computer

Ecuador's state-run Corporación Nacional de Telecomunicación (CNT) has suffered a ransomware attack that has disrupted business operations, the payment portal, and customer support. [.]. Security

BSidesNoVA 2021 – Rich Wickersham’s, David Martin’s, Dan Higham’s And Robert Lowe’s ‘Panel: Cyber Engineering & Architecture’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to BSidesNoVA for publishing their outstanding videos on the organization's YouTube channel. Permalink. The post BSidesNoVA 2021 – Rich Wickersham’s, David Martin’s, Dan Higham’s And Robert Lowe’s ‘Panel: Cyber Engineering & Architecture’ appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Can't download Windows 10 21H2? Here's how to get it

Bleeping Computer

Microsoft released the first preview build of Windows 10 21H2 this week, but it is not being offered to everyone at this time. However, for those who want to test the new build now, a way has been discovered that allows anyone to upgrade to the new feature update. [.]. Microsoft

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Windows 11’s subsystem for Android - What we know so far

Bleeping Computer

With Windows 11, Microsoft is planning to integrate Amazon Appstore into Windows 11's Microsoft Store. Here's everything we know so far. [.]. Microsoft Software