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    • Important: Microsoft 365 – Term and Prices Announcement May 17, 2022
      As a Security Provider of Security Software by Rackspace be aware Microsoft will be reaching into your pocketbook  (Wrong) MspPortal Partners refuses to sell O365. Rackspace offers a Standalone  or Hosted mail server and at MspPortal Partners monthly  and no contract pricing. We previously shared an announcement about changes to the Microsoft 365 CSP experience […]
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    • Apple Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products May 17, 2022
      Original release date: May 17, 2022 Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Note: Apple notes they are aware of a report that states CVE-2022-22675 may have been actively exploited. CVE-2022-22675 affects watchOS, tvOS, and macOS […]
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    • Microsoft the No. 1 Most-Spoofed Brand in Phishing Attacks (O365) April 15, 2022
      1) Microsoft the No. 1 Most-Spoofed Brand in Phishing Attacks Nearly 60% of all phishing attacks impersonate Microsoft and about half a million Microsoft 365 accounts were compromised in 2021, new data shows. Barracuda Networks’ telemetry — from from millions of emails it analyzed — shows that in 2021, a little over half of all […]
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    • Bitdefender enforces two-factor authentication for all GravityZone Cloud accounts on April 12, 2022 IMPORTANT April 7, 2022
      Bitdefender enforces two-factor authentication for all GravityZone Cloud accounts on April 12, 2022 (Read More) Due to a scheduled update, Control Center will be unavailable from 4/12/2022, 8:30:00 PM GMT-07:00 to 4/12/2022, 11:30:00 PM GMT-07:00. Release Notes Bitdefender has today released version 7.4.10.200020 of Endpoint Security for Mac on slow ring. The release notes are […]
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    • Industry News Security March 17, 2022
      Google Fixes Critical Security Flaw in Chrome’s Blink Engine – Patch Now! (https://www.bitdefender.com/blog/hotforsecurity/google-fixes-critical-security-flaw-in-chromes-blink-engine-patch-now/) Google this week is rolling out an incremental update to Chrome users to address multiple security flaws, including many labeled high risk. One flaw, discovered in the browser’s rendering engine, is rated critical. Chrome 99 has been around since the beginning of […]
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    • More Orgs Suffered Successful Phishing Attacks in 2021 Than in 2020 February 23, 2022
      Enterprise organizations appear to be falling even further behind in their battle against phishing threats despite heightened awareness of the problem and efforts to curb it. A new study shows that in 2021 more organizations experienced at least one successful email-based phishing attack than the year before. There were also more opportunistic and targeted phishing […]
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    • Hackers slip into Microsoft Teams chats to distribute malware February 17, 2022
      Hackers slip into Microsoft Teams chats to distribute malware Security researchers warn that some attackers are compromising Microsoft Teams accounts to slip into chats and spread malicious executables to participants in the conversation. More than 270 million users are relying on Microsoft Teams every month, many of them trusting the platform implicitly, despite the absence […]
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    • Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome (Must Apply) February 16, 2022
      Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome (Must Apply) (Review update) 02/15/2022 07:25 AM EST Original release date: February 15, 2022 Google has released Chrome version 98.0.4758.102 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system. One of these vulnerabilities has been detected in […]
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    • CISA Adds Nine Known Exploited Vulnerabilities to Catalog February 16, 2022
      Original release date: February 15, 2022 CISA has added nine new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, based on evidence that threat actors are actively exploiting the vulnerabilities listed in the table below. These types of vulnerabilities are a frequent attack vector for malicious cyber actors of all types and pose significant risk to […]
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    • The two agencies also shared a list of measures that can help admins mitigate BlackByte attacks: 2-14-2022 February 14, 2022
      The two agencies also shared a list of measures that can help admins mitigate BlackByte attacks: 2-14-2022 Thanks to Bleeping Computer Implement regular backups of all data to be stored as air gapped, password protected copies offline. Ensure these copies are not accessible for modification or deletion from any system where the original data resides. […]
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