Servers

Thousands Of Linux Servers Infected By Lilu (Lilocked) Ransomware

A new strain of ransomware named Lilocked or Lilu has affected thousands of Linux-based servers all over the world. The ransomware started infecting servers back in mid-July but in the last two weeks, the attacks have become more frequent. The very first case of Lilocked ransomware came to light when a user uploaded a ransomware …

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Thousands of Supermicro servers vulnerable to remote attack, says security vendor

IT administrators with Supermicro X11, X10 and X9 servers in their environments are being urged to take remediation action to protect the devices after the discovery of a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to remotely access servers through a USB key. The vulnerability in the baseboard management controller (BMC) was disclosed Tuesday by security …

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This Woman Hacked Bank’s Servers To Mine Cryptocurrency

A couple of months back, ex-Amazon employee Paige Thompson was accused of gaining unauthorized access to the cloud servers of the US-based bank Capital One and 30 other entities. Thompson, who is currently in custody, was indicted on Wednesday and charged with Wire Fraud, Computer Fraud and Abuse. She will be presented in front of …

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A Windows update may have broken your Mac’s access to shared servers. Here’s how to fix it

Fixing security holes sometimes causes problems in perfectly normal activities. That’s the case if you’re a macOS user who relied on a specific kind of login method for Windows and Windows Server file sharing before June 2019. Microsoft released a fix for NTLM, a technology for managed authentication and security that dates back over a …

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