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Log4Shell: Widely Used Logging System with Critical Exploit

A recently discovered exploit in Log4j, an open-source logging library used by multiple services and applications across the internet, allows attackers to execute remote code on any vulnerable servers. If exploited successfully, attackers can upload and import malware onto compromised servers, rendering those servers, and any machines that may connect to them, infected. Nearly every

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Fileless Malware? Microsoft Pops the Hood on Astaroth

The Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection Research Team have released a warning to all Windows users informing them that a notorious malware has resurfaced and has begun to spread once again. This malware, named Astaroth (The Great Duke of Hell), steals user credentials without ever needing to install malicious software. What makes this malware so

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