TitanHQ Launches WebTitan OTG (on-the-go) for Chromebooks
May15

TitanHQ Launches WebTitan OTG (on-the-go) for Chromebooks

TitanHQ, the leading provider of cloud-based email and web security solutions to SMBs and MSPs serving the SMB market, has announced the release of a new version of WebTitan Cloud. WebTitan Cloud is a 100% cloud-based DNS filtering solution for exercising control over the web content that can be accessed at the user and device level. The solution is used to improve cybersecurity by blocking web-based threats and for restricting access...

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Colonial Pipeline and Brenntag Pay Ransoms to DarkSide Ransomware Gang
May14

Colonial Pipeline and Brenntag Pay Ransoms to DarkSide Ransomware Gang

The DarkSide ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline that disrupted fuel supplies to the East Coast for almost a week and triggering a spike in fuel prices has now been resolved, but only after a ransom of around $5 million was paid to the attackers for the keys to unlock encrypted files. The attack started on Friday May 7, with Colonial Pipeline taking the decision to shut down its systems to contain the attack which also required the...

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President Biden Signs Extensive Executive Order to Improve Federal Government Cybersecurity
May13

President Biden Signs Extensive Executive Order to Improve Federal Government Cybersecurity

President Biden has signed an Executive Order that seeks to modernize the cybersecurity defenses of the federal government and protect its networks from cyber threats. The Executive Order, which runs to 34 pages, seeks to improve the IT infrastructure of the Federal government to make it more resilient to cyberattacks, better prepare government agencies to allow a swift and effective response in the event of an attack, and improve...

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Microsoft Issued Patches for 55 Vulnerabilities Including 4 Critical Flaws
May12

Microsoft Issued Patches for 55 Vulnerabilities Including 4 Critical Flaws

It has been a relatively quiet Patch Tuesday for Microsoft, with patches released to correct just 55 vulnerabilities across its product suite. None of the four critical flaws are believed to have been exploited in in the wild; however, patches should be applied as soon as possible to prevent exploitation, especially since three of the vulnerabilities have been publicly disclosed. The four critical flaws affect Windows 10, Internet...

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Adobe Patches 43 Vulnerabilities Including 1 Actively Exploited Flaw in Acrobat/Reader
May12

Adobe Patches 43 Vulnerabilities Including 1 Actively Exploited Flaw in Acrobat/Reader

May 2021 Patch Tuesday has seen Adobe issue 43 updates to fix vulnerabilities in 12 different products, including a patch to fix a vulnerability in the Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader that is currently being exploited in the wild. The actively exploited zero-day vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2021-28550 and has been exploited in attacks on Windows devices. The flaw also affects macOS devices, but they are not currently believed to...

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