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NSA: cybercriminals actively exploit Citrix ADC and Gateway

NSA: cybercriminals actively exploit Citrix ADC and Gateway

US security and intelligence agency NSA warns that hackers are exploiting zero days in Citrix networking devices. The exploits abuse vulnerabilities in Citrix application delivery controller (ADC) and Citrix Gateway. According to the NSA, cybercrime group APT5 is actively exploiting a vulnerabil... Read more

date2 months ago
Biden’s executive order allows US to review EU surveillance laws

Biden’s executive order allows US to review EU surveillance laws

The order establishing a new transatlantic privacy framework will allow the US to review how the EU handles surveillance. An American executive order designed to assuage the EU’s privacy concerns will also allow the US government to review and approve European surveillance programs, according ... Read more

date4 months ago
Biden signs executive order on US-EU privacy scheme

Biden signs executive order on US-EU privacy scheme

The new framework is designed to help US companies comply with Europe's GDPR regime. US President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Friday that would limit the ability of American national security agencies to access people’s personal information, POLITICO reported. The order will form t... Read more

date4 months ago

Microsoft protests awarding $10B NSA cloud contract to AWS

After going back and forth for years over the $10 billion decade-long JEDI cloud contract, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services eventually hit a wall when the former lost the deal it had initially won. There is another $10-billion cloud contract in the crosshairs. This time, Microsoft is protesting... Read more

date1 year ago
Four new critical vulnerabilities in Exchange

Four new critical vulnerabilities in Exchange

Once again, several critical Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities have been found. Two of them give attackers access to a server without having to log in. Patches for the vulnerabilities are available. Microsoft has been notified of the new Exchange vulnerabilities by the National Security ... Read more

date2 years ago
NSA and  FBI: Russia was behind SolarWinds hack

NSA and FBI: Russia was behind SolarWinds hack

Several American security instances agree that Russia was behind the hack on SolarWinds' software. In doing so, they counter President Trump's claims that China is behind the hack. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Office of the D... Read more

date2 years ago
SolarWinds hack infected hundreds of US government networks

SolarWinds hack infected hundreds of US government networks

As more research is conducted into the hack on SolarWinds' Orion software, the attack's apparent scale appears to be increasing. Hundreds of networks within the US government were affected. According to The New York Times, the hack hit up to 250 networks within the US government. Initially, this... Read more

date2 years ago
Danish intelligence agency helped NSA spy on Europe

Danish intelligence agency helped NSA spy on Europe

The National Security Agency, an American intelligence agency, has had access to Danish intelligence networks to spy on several countries in northern Europe for years. This is reported by the Danish website DR. According to a whistleblower within the Danish intelligence service FE, the FE had an... Read more

date2 years ago
Microsoft patches large vulnerability in Windows 10

Microsoft patches large vulnerability in Windows 10

Microsoft has fixed a large vulnerability in Windows. The vulnerability was discovered by the American National Security Agency (NSA). The problem was officially called CVE-2020-0601. It affected Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, 2019 and Server version 1803. The error was described as a crypto l... Read more

date3 years ago
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