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What would Cyber-Insurance [Not] Cover?

5 Situations in Which Cyber Liability Insurance Would Be Helpful   source article here Check Point Research reports that ransomware attacks increased 93% in the first half of 2021 — having cyber liability coverage can help your company recover from damages that these attacks cause. Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog contribution from CoverWallet.com Sales […]

Security Tip (ST04-014) – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks source What is a social engineering attack? In a social engineering attack, an attacker uses human interaction (social skills) to obtain or compromise information about an organization or its computer systems. An attacker may seem unassuming and respectable, possibly claiming to be a new employee, repair person, or researcher […]

Microsoft, CISA, Confirm Windows 10 Zero-Day Attack: Can You Stop It?

source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2021/09/09/warning-microsoft-confirms-new-windows-10-attack-heres-the-fix/?ss=cybersecurity&sh=482b904c4267 “Microsoft has warned Windows 10 users that a previously unknown, and therefore unpatched, security vulnerability is being exploited by cybercriminals. The zero-day is a high-rated vulnerability (falling just short of critical) that could allow an attacker to remotely execute code on the target computer and potentially gain complete control.   Additionally, Microsoft has […]

Actively exploited Mac 0-day neutered core OS security defenses

source: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/04/actively-exploited-mac-0-day-neutered-core-os-security-defenses/ Excerpt: When Apple released the latest version 11.3 for macOS on Monday, it didn’t just introduce support for new features and optimizations. More importantly, the company fixed a zero-day vulnerability that hackers were actively exploiting to install malware without triggering core Mac security mechanisms, some that were in place for more than a decade.   […]

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