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White House urges businesses to “take ransomware crime seriously”

Anne Neuberger, the National Security Council's chief cybersecurity adviser, issued an open letter to business leaders and corporate executives. The letter comes after a significant increase in the numbers and severity of ransomware attacks targeting the public and private sectors. The White House urges businesses to take this threat just as seriously and ensure their…

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Verizon Fixes Bugs Allowing Full Control of Fios Quantum Router

Verizon Fios Quantum Gateway (G1100) enabled an adversary to run commands on the system with the highest privileges. The vulnerability also allowed login replay attacks and disclosed the data used for salting the password hash. Verizon released a firmware update (02.02.00.13) to all affected devices to address the three security issues. Verizon contacted BleepingComputer with…

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U.S. Government Warns of Data Wipers Used in Iranian Cyberattacks

The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher C. Krebs issued a statement on Iranian cyberattacks targeting U.S. industries and government agencies by Iranian actors or proxies. The statement, titled "CISA Statement on Iranian Cybersecurity Threats"" Source: wipers are designed to destroy your data."

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