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Cisco is about to acquire Armorblox

Cisco has announced its intention to acquire cybersecurity startup Armorblox. The deal will give Cisco

Critical Zyxel vulnerability is actively exploited

A critical vulnerability in several Zyxel network devices, CVE-2023-28771, has been known and patched since

28 dangerous extensions detected for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge

Avast experts have discovered malware hidden in at least 28 third-party extensions for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. All of these extensions were

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Vulnerability in Email Security Gateway Barracuda Networks went undiscovered for months

Barracuda Networks recently discovered a vulnerability in its Email Security Gateway (ESG) that had been open for the last eight months without the security specialist

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Russian providers started blocking OpenVPN connections

Experts and users noticed that on May 30-31, 2023, Russian Internet providers across the country began to block connections using the OpenVPN protocol. The first

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Cameras in Microsoft Surface Pro X stopped working due to a bug

Microsoft developers have provided a temporary fix for a common issue: built-in cameras on some ARM-based Windows devices (including Surface Pro X) have stopped working

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Leading cybersecurity experts from all over Russia will gather in the Urals

On July 14, Yekaterinburg will host the largest conference in the Urals on trends in IT and information security - IT IS conf. The event

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5 Million WordPress Sites Forced to Update for Jetpack Plugin

Automattic developers and the WordPress security team have deployed a forced security update to millions of sites to fix a critical vulnerability in the Jetpack

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Roskomnadzor blocked Medium

On May 31, 2023, the regulator restricted access to all domains and subdomains of the Medium social journalism platform in the Russian Federation by requiring

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Eclypsium: Gigabyte motherboards contain a backdoor

Experts from firmware and hardware security company Eclypsium have reported that hundreds of Gigabyte motherboard models contain a backdoor that could potentially pose a significant

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DeFi project Fintoch disappears along with $31.6 million of customers

The operators of the decentralized finance (DeFi) platform Fintoch have allegedly carried out an exit scam, stealing cryptocurrencies worth $31.6 million from their investors. Recent

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Twitter unveils Twitter API Pro, which costs $5,000 per month

Twitter has unveiled its new Twitter API Pro, allowing developers to fetch up to 1 million tweets per month and post 300,000 tweets per month,

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Lower PC sales will kill Lenovo’s revenue in fiscal year 2023

Lenovo has suffered a lot in its final results for fiscal year 2023 due to lower PC sales, resulting in a total turnover of $62

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Hackers use encrypted RPMSG attachments for phishing

Security specialists at Trustwave have discovered that hackers are using encrypted Restricted Permission Message (RPMSG) files sent through compromised Microsoft 365 accounts to steal credentials.

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Microsoft is making Azure Linux generally available

Microsoft has made its Azure Linux distribution generally available. Jim Perrin, principal program manager lead for Azure Linux, spoke about the company's decision to build

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Dark Frost botnet targets gaming industry

Akamai experts have discovered a new Dark Frost botnet that specializes in DDoS attacks against gaming industry companies. According to experts, the botnet was created

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HPE and Ampere are working on Arm processor for telecom networks

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and chip manufacturer Ampere are collaborating on the development of an Arm server processor for use in Open Radio Access Network

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Windows 11 Insider build includes “never combine” option for taskbar

Microsoft has debuted the much-requested "Never Combine Mode" feature in the Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23466 and the rebooted Dev Channel flighting 23000 series

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink can be tested on humans

Neuralink, founded by Elon Musk, recently received approval from US authorities to test brain implants in humans. The implants are intended to help with paralysis

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WithSecure now provides insight into insecure cloud configurations

WithSecure has expanded its existing WithSecure Elements endpoint security platform with a Cloud Security Posture Management module. This module tests used IaaS platforms for vulnerabilities

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Intel launches Agilex 7 with R-tile, the first FPGA with PCIe 5.0

Intel's Programmable Solutions Group has announced the Agilex 7 FPGA, equipped with PCIe 5.0 support and the relatively new CXL technology. This product enables data

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Snowflake acquires fallen Google alternative Neeva

This week, cloud-based data warehouse company Snowflake announced it is acquiring Neeva, a California-based search engine developer. While the companies declined to disclose the financial

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Surface Pro X cameras stop due to expired security certificate

On Tuesday, reports of camera malfunctions circulated on online forums such as the Microsoft Community and Reddit. These sources pointed to malfunctions of both the

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