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How to align security best practices with cloud-forward innovation

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks to a group in Washington, D.C. The FBI recently reported that total U.S. losses from cybercrime topped $4.1 billion in 2020. Today’s columnist, Glenn Mulvaney of Clumio, says while ransomware has become a hot-button issue, companies also need to focus on viruses, DDoS attacks, cryptojacking, and securing the cloud.

CallStranger bug in billions of devices can enable data exfiltration, DoS attacks

Billions of Internet of Things and Local Area Network devices that rely on the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol for discovery of and interaction with other devices are vulnerable to “CallStranger,” a bug that can be exploited to exfiltrate data, launch a denial of service attack or scan ports. The Windows 10 operating system,…

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