Password Policy

Passwords are the key to unlock your identity. However, there are attackers who are always there to steal your confidential data. There are various ways in which an attacker can crack your password. Both offline and online password cracking strategies are available. Hence organizations should take extra care to strengthen their system password and do […]

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Critical 'SMBleed' Vulnerability Affecting Windows Machines

The Server Message Block Protocol (SMB protocol) which runs over TCP port 445 is a client-server communication protocol used for sharing access to files, printers, network browsing, and inter-process communication over a network. Security researchers from ZecOps have discovered a new critical vulnerability ‘SMBleed’ affecting the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol that could allow attackers to […]

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2020

Microsoft has released June Patch Tuesday, security updates with a total release of 130 vulnerabilities in the family of Windows operating systems and related products. This is the highest number of CVE’s Microsoft has reported in a single month. In which, 11 are classified as Critical with Remote Code Execution(RCE) whereas 118 are reported as […]

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Critical security updates for SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)

The SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE), previously known as Sybase SQL Server, is a high-performance relational database server that can be hosted on-premise or cloud structure that is used by over 30,000 organizations worldwide, including banking institutions, healthcare companies, security firms, according to SAP marketing materials. In May, SAP released a security update fixing several […]

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Critical Vulnerabilities found in Zoom Client Application

Two critical vulnerabilities were recently disclosed by Cisco Talos in the widely used video conferencing software Zoom. It can be exploited by a remote attacker who can hack into the host’s machine and can execute arbitrary code. Given the current scenario of the COVID-19 pandemic, several companies have substantially incorporated the use of video conferencing […]

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Apple patches a Zero-day Unc0ver jailbreak vulnerability

The IT giant, Apple has quietly patched a zero-day vulnerability which was recently discovered by a team of cyber-security researchers and hackers in the iOS kernel. Apple has patched this vulnerability in all of its operating systems across various devices along with iOS. The researchers who discovered the vulnerability released a new jailbreak package named […]

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Are your organizations' IT assets under control?

Every organization has its own IT Assets. They might range from desktops, laptops, mobile devices to switches, hubs, routers, the list does not stop here. As organizations expand their business, it leads to an increase in the number of assets attached to their network. What is the need for Asset Control? Think of an asset […]

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SecPod Labs Apple Security Update 27 May 2020

Apple released security updates for multiple products. A total of 59 vulnerabilities were addressed. The exploitation of some of these security flaws could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. The update for macOS includes fixes for 48 vulnerabilities which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges, cause […]

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IT Security in educational institutions

COVID 19 has bought a lot of changes to the world. Various industries have evolved from their regular work pattern and have come up with new regulations to handle the wild spread of the pandemic. One of the important sectors to undergo this major transition would be the educational institutions. Moving from conventional classroom programs […]

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