Security News

EwDoor botnet targets AT&T network edge devices at US firms
2021-11-30 17:26

A recently discovered botnet is attacking unpatched AT&T enterprise network edge devices using exploits for a four-year-old critical severity Blind Command Injection security flaw. The botnet, dubbed EwDoor by researchers at Qihoo 360's Network Security Research Lab, targets AT&T customers using EdgeMarc Enterprise Session Border Controller edge devices.

Microsoft Edge adds Super Duper Secure Mode to Stable channel
2021-11-23 17:09

Microsoft has quietly added a 'Super Duper Secure Mode' to the Microsoft Edge web browser, a new feature that brings security improvements without significant performance losses. Users can enable Super Duper Secure Mode after upgrading Edge to stable version 96.0.1054.29 or later, and they can toggle between Balanced and Strict modes for different levels of security increase.

5G and edge computing will lead an app development revolution
2021-11-16 04:00

The report also assesses the technologies, capabilities, and anticipated communications and computing solutions beyond 5G. The report provides analysis for leading 5G and edge computing supported applications and services along with forecasting from 2021 to 2025, and in some cases, through 2030. The combination of 5G and edge computing will lead a revolution in application development.

2022 will be the year of convergence between edge, IoT and networking tech, Forrester predicts
2021-11-04 16:23

Forrester has released a set of five predictions for the IoT, edge computing and networking markets in 2022 that are based on "Specific, observable changes" to those industries. "In 2022, demand for sustainability-related services powered by edge and IoT will grow for energy efficiency and resource management," Forrester said.

Microsoft Edge for Linux out of beta, now generally available
2021-11-02 15:00

Microsoft announced today that the Chromium-based Edge web browser is now generally available on the Linux platform via the stable channel. In September 2019, Redmond asked for feedback from Linux users on the release of the Edge browser for Linux to flesh out the requirements needed for an official launch.

Microsoft Edge finally arrives on Linux – “Official” build lands in repos
2021-10-28 23:03

We've been using Edge on Linux for quite some time, first in Dev Build form, then in its Beta flavour. As you probably know, Edge no longer has Microsoft's in-house HTML and JavaScript engines at its core, but is based, like many other contemporary browsers, on the Google-derived open source Chromium project.

SASE emerges as the edge becomes an enterprise focal point
2021-10-19 05:30

The proper integration of these network and security functions is now commonly referred to as SASE. Necessary WAN edge functions include SD-WAN; routing to communicate with the world outside the WAN fabric; basic security functions to protect the branch from any incoming threats such as a zone-based firewall and segmentation, perhaps IDS/IPS; application and network visibility; and even WAN optimization. WAN edge functions are married with cloud-delivered security functions that include firewall-as-a-service, a secure web gateway, cloud access security broker, zero-trust network access, data loss prevention, sandboxing, antivirus, intrusion detection and prevention, and more.

Multi-access edge cloud market to grow steadily by 2025
2021-10-13 03:00

MEC buildouts are being carried out by a broad cross-section of edge stakeholders, and cloud providers) to deliver latency-sensitive edge network services. Beyond connectivity, MEC buildouts will also provide opportunities for organizations to host applications both on premises and in edge cloud sites.

Motion Picture Academy employs cutting-edge tech to keep Oscar contenders secure
2021-10-08 17:00

In somewhat of an oddity, given the nature of its work, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has only recently started to move away from using DVDs and browser-based streaming platforms to share movies with its members around the globe. It was only in 2019 that the Academy made its Academy Screening Room streaming app available via Apple TV and, more recently, on Roku, streaming devices.

You’ve trained at the cutting edge, here’s how to keep your DFIR skills razor sharp
2021-09-21 04:00

There's nothing like five or six days of in-depth training with SANS Institute to develop cutting-edge Digital Forensics and Incident Response security skills. Then how do you keep those skills honed day to day, week to week, and for free? By checking in regularly with the SANS DFIR page, which should be your go-to one-stop shop for a ton of DFIR resources.