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BlueKeep Attack Warnings Didn’t Affect Users

BlueKeep warnings not affect users

Researchers from the SANS Institute (USA) over the past few months have been monitoring the situation with the use of patches that fix the BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows, and with the use fof Shodan recorded the number of vulnerable computers connected to the Network. Experts concluded that the massive warnings …

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Leading IT companies teamed up to form an alliance to protect industry

IT companies teamed up to protect industry

More than 10 IT companies, including Microsoft, BlackBerry Cylance, Fortinet and Splunk Tecnology, united efforts to protect the industry and formed an alliance to strengthen security in industrial infrastructures. Experts from the association, called the Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance (OTCSA), will prepare practical guides to protect manufacturing processes, critical …

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More than half of industrial enterprises still use outdated OS

Outdated OS For 62% of Enterprises

Outdated and unsupported operating systems are still present in the networks of industrial enterprises, putting them at serious risk. According to CyberX researchers, about 62% of industrial enterprises still use outdated OS. 62% of industrial networks still use devices running on older versions of Windows, such as Windows XP and …

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IS researchers have found a way to inject malicious code into Excel

Excel bug

Mimecast Threat Center specialists found that attackers could abuse Microsoft Excel Power Query technology to run malicious code on users’ systems. The Power Query functionality allows Excel files to detect, connect, merge and manage data before importing information from remote sources as an external database, a text document, another table, …

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Windows 10 will stop supporting unsafe Wi-Fi networks

win10 old wifi

Since May 1903 update, Windows 10 will notify users about risks, associated with connection to some Wi-Fi networks. T he case is about networks that work on WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) and TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol) standards. “You might see a notification that tells you that you’re connected to …

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