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This ambitious Microsoft project aims to fix cloud computing security

Microsoft Research’s Project Freta aims to find invisible malware running on the cloud. Human beings are lazy and frugal. As soon as we can stop using a person to do something simple, we do. People are much better suited to doing expensive, complex things. And so, more than 200 years after the beginning of the … Continue reading This ambitious Microsoft project aims to fix cloud computing security

Critical 21Nails Exim bugs expose millions of servers to attacks

Newly discovered critical vulnerabilities in the Exim mail transfer agent (MTA) software allow unauthenticated remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and gain root privilege on mail servers with default or common configurations. The security flaws (10 remotely exploitable and 11 locally) found and reported by the Qualys Research Team are collectively known a 21Nails. All … Continue reading Critical 21Nails Exim bugs expose millions of servers to attacks

Bait Boost: Phishers Delivering Increasingly Convincing Lures

An intense hunt for corporate account credentials will continue into next quarter, researchers predict. Innovative twists on banking scams and corporate-account hunters wielding increasingly clever lures, including those with COVID-19 vaccine promises, are likely to dominate the spam and phishing landscape throughout Q2 2021, according to researchers. And although no new wild trends have emerged, … Continue reading Bait Boost: Phishers Delivering Increasingly Convincing Lures