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IoT Device Takeovers Surge 100 Percent in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with an explosion in the number of connected devices, have led to a swelling in IoT infections observed on wireless networks. Connected cameras, refrigerators and other seemingly-mundane internet-of-things (IoT) devices are a cybercriminal favorite this year, with new research showing a sharp increase (100 percent) in . . . Read more

Election Security: Beyond Mail-In Voting

There are many areas of the election process that criminal hackers can target to influence election results. As a highly publicized event, every four years the U.S presidential election comes with inevitable security risks — and interest from high-level hackers and sophisticated cybercriminals looking to sway its results. The upcoming . . . Read more

Nvidia Warns Gamers of Severe GeForce Experience Flaws

Versions of Nvidia GeForce Experience for Windows prior to 3.20.5.70 are affected by a high-severity bug that could enable code execution, denial of service and more.

Microsoft Teams Phishing Attack Targets Office 365 Users

Up to 50,000 Office 365 users are being targeted by a phishing campaign that purports to notify them of a “missed chat” from Microsoft Teams. Researchers are warning of a phishing campaign that pretends to be an automated message from Microsoft Teams. In reality, the attack aims to steal Office . . . Read more

Facebook, News and XSS Underpin Complex Browser Locker Attack

An elaborate set of redirections and hundreds of URLs make up a wide-ranging tech-support scam. A sophisticated “browser locker” campaign is spreading via Facebook, ultimately pushing a tech-support scam. The effort is more advanced than most, because it involves exploiting a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on a popular news site, . . . Read more

Bug Parade: NSA Warns on Cresting China-Backed Cyberattacks

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Cisco Warns of Severe DoS Flaws in Network Security Software

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Oracle Kills 402 Bugs in Massive October Patch Update

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Google Patches Actively-Exploited Zero-Day Bug in Chrome Browser

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Adobe Fixes 16 Critical Code-Execution Bugs Across Portfolio

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