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Microsoft Disables Excel 4.0 Macros by Default to Block Malware

Microsoft Disables Excel 4.0 Macros by Default to Block Malware ​Microsoft has announced that Excel 4.0 (XLM) macros will now be disabled by default to protect customers from malicious documents. In October, the company first revealed in a Microsoft 365 message center update that it would disable XLM macros in all tenants if

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cybersecurity

Over 90 WordPress Themes, Plugins Backdoored in Supply Chain Attack

Over 90 WordPress Themes, Plugins Backdoored in Supply Chain Attack A massive supply chain attack compromised 93 WordPress themes and plugins to contain a backdoor, giving threat-actors full access to websites. In total, threat actors compromised 40 themes and 53 plugins belonging to AccessPress, a developer of WordPress add-ons used

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McAfee Agent Bug Lets Hackers Run Code with Windows SYSTEM Privileges

McAfee Agent Bug Lets Hackers Run Code with Windows SYSTEM Privileges McAfee Enterprise (now rebranded as Trellix) has patched a security vulnerability discovered in the company’s McAfee Agent software for Windows enabling attackers to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. McAfee Agent is a client-side component of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator

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Technology

SonicWall Shares Temp Fix for Firewalls Stuck in Reboot Loop

SonicWall Shares Temp Fix for Firewalls Stuck in Reboot Loop Following a stream of customer reports that started yesterday evening, security hardware manufacturer SonicWall has provided a temporary workaround for reviving next-gen firewalls running SonicOS 7.0 stuck in a reboot loop. SonicWall’s Gen7 firewalls are the company’s newest firewall devices providing users with encrypted traffic

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Microsoft Starts Force Installing Windows 10 21H2 on More Devices

Microsoft Starts Force Installing Windows 10 21H2 on More Devices Microsoft has started the forced rollout of Windows 10, version 21H2 to more devices approaching the end of service (EOS) as part of a first machine learning (ML) training phase. The automated feature update rollout phase comes after Windows 10

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Microsoft Lists the Windows 10 Group Policies to Avoid

Microsoft Lists the Windows 10 Group Policies to Avoid Microsoft released a list of twenty-five group policies that admins should not use in Windows 10 and Windows 11 as they do not provide optimal behavior or cause unexpected results. Since Windows 10, version 1511, was released in November 2015, Microsoft

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