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North Korean Spear-Phishing Attack Targets U.S. Firms

Researchers warn that U.S. firms are being targeted with legitimate – but trojanized – documents that are often socially engineered to a tee. Researchers have uncovered an ongoing, sophisticated malware campaign aiming at U.S.-based targets with an interest in nuclear deterrence, North Korea’s nuclear submarine program and North Korean economic sanctions. The campaign, which researchers from […]

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Patch Tuesday, September 2019 Edition

Microsoft today issued security updates to plug some 80 security holes in various flavors of its Windows operating systems and related software. The software giant assigned a “critical” rating to almost a quarter of those vulnerabilities, meaning they could be used by malware or miscreants to hijack vulnerable systems with little or no interaction on […]

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NY Payroll Company Vanishes With $35 Million

MyPayrollHR, a now defunct cloud-based payroll processing firm based in upstate New York, abruptly ceased operations this past week after stiffing employees at thousands of companies. The ongoing debacle, which allegedly involves malfeasance on the part of the payroll company’s CEO, resulted in countless people having money drained from their bank accounts and has left […]