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CrowdStrike on Saturday provided technical information and remediation guidance to help organizations impacted by the faulty software update that trigged massive IT outages across the globe on Friday.  

CrowdStrike says a routine sensor configuration update pushed to Windows OS triggered a logic error that blue-screened computers worldwide.

Judge dismissed SEC lawsuit charging SolarWinds and CISO Timothy Brown with hiding security problems before and after the SUNBURST supply chain compromise.

SonicWall warns that a simple GET request is enough to exploit a recent Splunk Enterprise vulnerability.

Over a dozen tech and cloud companies have created a new coalition for advancing security measures for AI.

Noteworthy stories that might have slipped under the radar: threats and risks to 2024 Summer Olympics, cybersecurity funding soars, Cellebrite hacked Trump shooter’s phone. 

The personal and health information of 12.9 million was stolen in a ransomware attack at Australian digital prescription services provider MediSecure.

SolarWinds has released patches for 13 vulnerabilities in Access Rights Manager, including eight critical bugs.

Organizations worldwide are reporting major outages due to Windows system crashes caused by a bad CrowdStrike update.

The Pwn2Own hacking competition is moving to Ireland and $300,000 is being offered for a zero-click exploit against WhatsApp. 

The risk of suffering a ransomware attack is high and organizations must take proactive steps to protect themselves and minimize the impact of a potential breach.

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SaaS security company AppOmni has hired Joel Wallenstrom as its General Manager.

FTI Consulting has appointed Brett Callow as Managing Director in its Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Communications practice.

Mobile security firm Zimperium has welcomed David Natker as its VP of Global Partners and Alliances.

CISA has appointed Jeff Greene as Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity and Trent Frazier as Assistant Director for Stakeholder Engagement.

David Chétrit has been appointed the CEO of Kudelski Security.

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CrowdStrike Remediation Information CrowdStrike Remediation Information

CrowdStrike on Saturday provided technical information and remediation guidance to help organizations impacted by the faulty software update that trigged massive IT outages across the globe on Friday.  

CrowdStrike Remediation Information CrowdStrike Remediation Information

CrowdStrike says a routine sensor configuration update pushed to Windows OS triggered a logic error that blue-screened computers worldwide.

CrowdStrike BSOD outage CrowdStrike BSOD outage

Organizations worldwide are reporting major outages due to Windows system crashes caused by a bad CrowdStrike update.

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Teixeira, who was part of the 102nd Intelligence Wing at Otis Air National Guard Base in Massachusetts, worked as a cyber transport systems specialist.

Researchers show how the Port Shadow technique against VPNs can allow MitM attacks, enabling threat actors to intercept and redirect traffic. 

Pharmacy chain Rite Aid says 2.2 million people are impacted by a recent data breach for which the RansomHub group has taken credit.

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World Cup fans continue to be prime targets for cybercriminals this summer with new mobile viruses targeting smart-phone users looking for the latest news and content surrounding the international soccer tournament being held in South Africa this year.

The number of spam messages approached 6 billion for the month of January and never dipped below 3.5 billion during the past six months, according to SaaS e-mail and web security provider AppRiver’s mid-year Threat and Spamscape report.

The third installment of the "Twilight" franchise, “Eclipse,” which premiered this week, is breaking records for a midnight opening and fans are searching in the masses for any details about the film they can find online. Cyber criminals know this and have already "poisoned" common search results hoping to gain access to people's computers and infect them with malware.

Core Security, maker of penetration testers used by “red teams” to identify security vulnerabilities, today announced beta availability of a fully automated testing solution with the ability to continuously test and measure the overall security standing of an enterprise.

(ISC)2, the large not-for-profit information security professionals organization, today announced that Devon Bryan, CISSP, deputy associate chief information officer for cybersecurity for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), has been selected as the new co-chair of the (ISC)2 U.S. Government Advisory Board (GAB) for Cyber Security.

According to a recent survey conducted by security information and event management company NetForensics, the perceived need for protection against network threats is going up, while the resources available to deal with the problem are headed in the opposite direction.

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