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New Silver SAML Attack Evades Golden SAML Defenses in Identity Systems

New Silver SAML Attack Evades Golden SAML Defenses in Identity Systems

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a new attack technique called Silver SAML that can be successful even in cases where mitigations have been applied against Golden SAML attacks. Silver SAML “enables the exploitation of SAML to launch attacks from an identity provider like Entra ID against applications configured to use it for authentication, such as Salesforce,” Semperis Source […]

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Base Operations raises $9.1 million to boost global threat intelligence

Cohesity Gaia helps businesses transform secondary data into knowledge

Cohesity announced Cohesity Gaia, an AI-powered enterprise search assistant that brings retrieval augmented generation (RAG) AI and large language models (LLMs) to high-quality backup data within Cohesity environments. Cohesity Gaia will be made generally available on March 15. The conversational AI assistant enables users to ask questions and receive answers by accessing and analyzing their […]

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Vulnerabilities in business VPNs under the spotlight

Vulnerabilities in business VPNs under the spotlight

Virtual Private Network (VPN) services have emerged as essential tools for modern businesses in recent years, doubly so since helping save the day for many of them amid the pandemic-fueled, pell-mell rush to remote work in 2020. By creating an encrypted tunnel for corporate data traveling between company networks and employee devices, VPNs help secure […]

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Apple Beefs Up iMessage With Quantum-Resistant Encryption

Apple Beefs Up iMessage With Quantum-Resistant Encryption

Apple is adding the quantum-computing resistant PQ3 protocol to its widely used iMessage, making it the most secure mainstream messaging app. The upgraded version of iMessage will start appearing in March in its monthly MacOS and iOS releases, according to Apple’s Security Engineering and Architecture (SEAR) team. Apple’s PQ3 addition doesn’t make iMessage the first […]

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ConnectWise ScreenConnect attacks deliver malware – Sophos News

ConnectWise ScreenConnect attacks deliver malware – Sophos News

Sophos X-Ops is tracking a developing wave of vulnerability exploitation targeting unpatched ConnectWise ScreenConnect installations. This page provides advice and guidance for customers, researchers, investigators and incident responders. This information is based on observation and analysis of attacks by SophosLabs, Sophos Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Sophos Incident Response (IR), in which the ScreenConnect […]

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Lessons from SEC's X account hack – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Cyber-insurance and vulnerability scanning – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Video Here’s how the results of vulnerability scans factor into decisions on cyber-insurance and how human intelligence comes into play in the assessment of such digital signals 16 Feb 2024 Cyber-insurance has been an increasingly hot topic lately, with the cyber-insurance industry growing of 62 percent last year, which largely appears to be attributable to […]

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Week in review: VPNs vulnerable to TunnelCrack attacks, Cybertech Africa 2023

Week in review: Windows Event Log zero-day, exploited critical Jenkins RCE flaw

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles, interviews and videos: Prioritizing cybercrime intelligence for effective decision-making in cybersecurityIn this Help Net Security interview, Alon Gal, CTO at Hudson Rock, discusses integrating cybercrime intelligence into existing security infrastructures. Proactive cybersecurity: A strategic approach to cost efficiency and crisis managementIn this Help […]

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Help Wanted From Convicted Cybercriminals

Help Wanted From Convicted Cybercriminals

The most recent ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study found a shortfall of 111,000 professionals in the Middle East and Africa region. While that number pales in comparison to other parts of the world like the US, where the gap is at 522,000 — it’s a significant deficit that has inspired one controversial solution. Chidiebere Ihediwa, an […]

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