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Cyber attack on MSI (April 2023)

[German]Taiwan-based manufacturer MSI (Micro-Star International) has admitted to a cyberattack on part of its IT network as of April 7, 2023. Earlier this week, the ransomware gang called Money Message infiltrated some of MSI's systems, according to its own statement. … Continue reading

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Hackers attack WordPress via unpatched Elementor Pro plugin

WordPress administrators using the Elementor Pro plugin should urgently check if it is up to date and if WordPress has already been compromised (e.g. check urlscan.io to see what connections are going down). On March 18, 2023, NinTechNet security researcher … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

NoSpamProxy version 14.0.5 released – update!

[German]Short note for users who use NoSpamProxy to filter mails. The developers have released version 14.0.5 – those who still have an older version installed should update. The background is that the provider Cyren discontinues its services. Advertising

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ProtonMail and the user data transfer to the USA

[German]The Swiss-based ProtonMail e-mail service offers end-to-end encryption of mails before they are sent to ProtonMail's server. ProtonMail is operated by Proton Technologies AG, which is based in Plan-les-Ouates (Canton Geneva). Its servers are located in two locations in Switzerland, … Continue reading

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