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By Ionut Arghire

Microsoft this week announced that Safe Documents, a feature meant to boost the protection of Microsoft 365 users when opening unsafe documents, is generally available.

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Source:: securityweek

By Eduard Kovacs

VMware informed customers on Tuesday that it addressed a total of 10 vulnerabilities affecting its ESXi, Workstation and Fusion products, including critical and high-severity flaws that can be exploited for code execution on the hypervisor.

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Source:: securityweek

By Eduard Kovacs

Apple has acquired Fleetsmith, a San Francisco-based company that specializes in solutions designed to help organizations manage the Apple devices used by their employees.

Fleetsmith’s enterprise device management solution automates setup, patching, intelligence and security for Macs, iPhones, iPads and Apple TV devices.

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Source:: securityweek

By Ionut Arghire

A man who developed distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnets based on the source code of Mirai was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison.

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Source:: securityweek

By Ionut Arghire

A recently identified piece of cryptojacking malware includes functionality that enables its operators to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, Palo Alto Networks reports.

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Source:: securityweek

By Lindsey O’Donnell

Adobe and payment-card companies are making last-minute pleas for e-commerce sites to update to Magento 2, to avoid Magecart attacks and more. …read more

Source:: Threat Post

By Pat Cooper

More employees working remotely most likely means an increased reliance on cloud services and applications. …read more

Source:: Threat Post

By Ionut Arghire

Microsoft on Tuesday published advisories to provide details on two remote code execution vulnerabilities addressed in the Windows Codecs Library.

Both of these vulnerabilities are related to the manner in which the affected Windows component handles objects in memory and both feature a CVSS score of 7.3.

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Source:: securityweek

A new Trend Micro study reveals how remote workers address cybersecurity — 72% say they are more conscious of their organization’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began, but many are breaking the rules anyway due to limited understanding or resource constraints.

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Source:: Security magazin

By Ionut Arghire

The threat actor behind the Sodinokibi (REvil) ransomware is demanding a $14 million ransom from Brazilian-based electrical energy company Light S.A.

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Source:: securityweek