Microsoft Brings Defender Antivirus for Linux, Coming Soon for Android and iOS

Remote job: Microsoft Brings Defender Antivirus for Linux, Coming Soon for Android and iOS Almost within a year after releasing Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for macOS computers, Microsoft today announced a public preview of its antivirus software for various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS and Debian. If this news hasn’t gotten you excited yet… Microsoft is also planning to soon release Defender ATP anti-malware apps for smartphones and Source: Hackernews Link: Microsoft Brings Defender Antivirus for Linux, Coming Soon for Android and iOS Continue reading Microsoft Brings Defender Antivirus for Linux, Coming Soon for Android and iOS

Google Bans 600 Android Apps from Play Store for Serving Disruptive Ads

Remote job: Google Bans 600 Android Apps from Play Store for Serving Disruptive Ads Google has banned nearly 600 Android apps from the Play Store for bombarding users with disruptive ads and violating its advertising guidelines. The company categorizes disruptive ads as “ads that are displayed to users in unexpected ways, including impairing or interfering with the usability of device functions,” such as a full-screen ad served when attempting to make a phone call. Although Source: Hackernews Link: Google Bans 600 Android Apps from Play Store for Serving Disruptive Ads Continue reading Google Bans 600 Android Apps from Play Store for Serving Disruptive Ads

Scam Alert: You've Been Selected for 'Like of the Year 2020' Cash Prizes

Remote job: Scam Alert: You've Been Selected for 'Like of the Year 2020' Cash Prizes Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a large-scale ongoing fraud scheme that lures unsuspecting Russian Internet users with promises of financial rewards to steal their payment card information. According to researchers at Group-IB, the multi-stage phishing attack exploited the credibility of Russian Internet portal Rambler to trick users into participating in a fictitious “Like of the Source: Hackernews Link: Scam Alert: You've Been Selected for 'Like of the Year 2020' Cash Prizes Continue reading Scam Alert: You've Been Selected for 'Like of the Year 2020' Cash Prizes

Deal: Cloud And Networking Certification Training ~ Get 97% OFF

Remote job: Deal: Cloud And Networking Certification Training ~ Get 97% OFF Cloud computing and networking are two of the most significant areas of growth in the IT business. Companies need engineers who can maintain distributed software and keep the company connected. If you want to work in either niche, the Essential Cloud & Networking Certification Training Bundle offers 93 hours of essential knowledge. You can pick up all 5 courses now for only $39.99 via the THN Source: Hackernews Link: Deal: Cloud And Networking Certification Training ~ Get 97% OFF Continue reading Deal: Cloud And Networking Certification Training ~ Get 97% OFF

Adobe Patches Critical Bugs Affecting Media Encoder and After Effects

Remote job: Adobe Patches Critical Bugs Affecting Media Encoder and After Effects Adobe today released out-of-band software updates for After Effects and Media Encoder applications that patch a total of two new critical vulnerabilities. Both critical vulnerabilities exist due to out-of-bounds write memory corruption issues and can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on targeted systems by tricking victims into opening a specially crafted file using the affected software. Source: Hackernews Link: Adobe Patches Critical Bugs Affecting Media Encoder and After Effects Continue reading Adobe Patches Critical Bugs Affecting Media Encoder and After Effects

Ring Makes 2-Factor Authentication Mandatory Following Recent Hacks

Remote job: Ring Makes 2-Factor Authentication Mandatory Following Recent Hacks Smart doorbells and cameras bring a great sense of security to your home, especially when you’re away, but even a thought that someone could be spying on you through the same surveillance system would shiver up your spine. Following several recent reports of hackers gaining access to people’s internet-connected Ring doorbell and security cameras, Amazon yesterday announced to make two-factor Source: Hackernews Link: Ring Makes 2-Factor Authentication Mandatory Following Recent Hacks Continue reading Ring Makes 2-Factor Authentication Mandatory Following Recent Hacks

US Govt Warns Critical Industries After Ransomware Hits Gas Pipeline Facility

Remote job: US Govt Warns Critical Industries After Ransomware Hits Gas Pipeline Facility The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) earlier today issued a warning to all industries operating critical infrastructures about a new ransomware threat that if left unaddressed could have severe consequences. The advisory comes in response to a cyberattack targeting an unnamed natural gas compression facility that employed Source: Hackernews Link: US Govt Warns Critical Industries After Ransomware Hits Gas Pipeline Facility Continue reading US Govt Warns Critical Industries After Ransomware Hits Gas Pipeline Facility

Iranian Hackers Exploiting VPN Flaws to Backdoor Organizations Worldwide

Remote job: Iranian Hackers Exploiting VPN Flaws to Backdoor Organizations Worldwide A new report published by cybersecurity researchers has unveiled evidence of Iranian state-sponsored hackers targeting dozens of companies and organizations in Israel and around the world over the past three years. Dubbed “Fox Kitten,” the cyber-espionage campaign is said to have been directed at companies from the IT, telecommunication, oil and gas, aviation, government, and security sectors Source: Hackernews Link: Iranian Hackers Exploiting VPN Flaws to Backdoor Organizations Worldwide Continue reading Iranian Hackers Exploiting VPN Flaws to Backdoor Organizations Worldwide

Critical Bug in WordPress Theme Plugin Opens 200,000 Sites to Hackers

Remote job: Critical Bug in WordPress Theme Plugin Opens 200,000 Sites to Hackers A popular WordPress theme plugin with over 200,000 active installations contains a severe but easy-to-exploit software vulnerability that, if left unpatched, could let unauthenticated remote attackers compromise a wide range of websites and blogs. The vulnerable plugin in question is ‘ThemeGrill Demo Importer’ that comes with free as well as premium themes sold by the software development Source: Hackernews Link: Critical Bug in WordPress Theme Plugin Opens 200,000 Sites to Hackers Continue reading Critical Bug in WordPress Theme Plugin Opens 200,000 Sites to Hackers