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This week in Security news, news ending August 1, 2020

Welcome to August! I can’t believe we’re already in August. Where has this year gone? This week in security news was quite interesting, and even the big news we talked about in this blog post was covered.

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This
week, read about how Trend Micro found an IoT Mirai botnet downloader that can be added to new malware variants to scan for exposed Big-IP boxes for intrusion.
Also, learn about how the Vermont Department of Taxes may have been exposing taxpayer data for more than three years.

  • Ransomware is still a problem to business and I covered this on this blog post.
  • In an article, we are now learning that the Garmin attack was the work of ransomware, in case you didn’t know already.
  • We covered Enciko this blog post and it is definitely in the news for this week. This was the blog post where a specific name used within the code killed PHP along with other things along the web server front.
  • We’ve got a boot hole threatening lynux and windows devices.

These are some of the items this week. Did you read the post by John Clay? If you answered yes, what did you think? If you said no, would you like to see if something interested you? If you said yes to that question head on over to trend micro’s blog and read: This Week in Security News: Mirai Botnet Exploit Weaponized to Attack IoT Devices via CVE-2020-5902 and Vermont Taxpayers Warned of Data Leak Over the
and I’m sure there will be something of interest that you’ll want to read. Thanks for supporting my work, and I hope to see you on another edition of another tech related program really soon!

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