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Using Zoom? Here are the privacy issues you need to be aware of...

Yes, Zoom has some security issues. It’s complex software. All complex software has bugs. Some of those bugs are security-relevant. The engineers, marketers, and leadership at Zoom are neither dumb nor evil. You can judge Zoom on its response to security issues, more so than on the security issues themselves, within reason.

How to secure the home office: 8 priorities

Many knowledge workers now effectively serve as the chief information security officer (CISO) for their own homes. Emphasize these eight areas to help remote employees protect data, machines, and home networks.

Preventing SMB traffic from lateral connections and entering or leaving the network

Blocking connectivity to SMB may prevent various applications or services from functioning. For a list of Windows and Windows Server applications and services that may stop functioning.

CVE-2020-1206 | Windows SMBv3 Client/Server Information Disclosure Vulnerability

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way that the Microsoft Server Message Block 3.1.1 (SMBv3) protocol handles certain requests. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

What Is a VPN, and Why You Need One.

The best VPNs can help secure your web traffic against snoops, spies, and anyone else who wants to steal or monetize your data.

ShieldApps Cyber Privacy Suite Review.

ShieldApps Cyber Privacy Suite combines VPN protection with a large number of privacy scans and actions, but a tech-savvy user could handle much of what it does manually.

New-look Ryuk ransomware is now deadlier than ever.

A worm-like ransomware is the stuff of nightmares. Ryuk, one of the most prolific and resilient ransomware strains, has taken on new worm like capabilities, according to security researchers.

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