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Tech News Recap for the Week of 04/12/21

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Tech News Recap for the Week of 04/12/21

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s our recap of tech stories you may have missed the week of 04/12/21!

Patch Tuesday April 2021 Edition...Here We Go Again: More Exchange RCEs

IT Operations

Microsoft

Dell 

  • Dell Technologies to spin VMware into an independent company

VMware

Cisco

AWS

Security

  • Ransomware: The internet's biggest security crisis is getting worse. We need a way out

  • Cybersecurity funding hits all-time high in 2020

  • Cybersecurity: Victims are spotting cyberattacks much more quickly - but there's a catch

  • Phishing attack ramps up against COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

  • How it can support security in the event of a cyberattack

  • These new vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk, so patch now

  • FBI cleans up infected Exchange servers

  • DDoS attacks increased by 20% in 2020, meaning everyone should consider themselves at risk

  • High numbers of schools hit by phishing, account compromise, and ransomware attacks

  • SolarWinds: US and UK blame Russian intelligence service hackers for major cyberattack

  • Criminals spread malware using website contact forms with Google URLs

  • Wells Fargo and Chase now among most imitated brands in phishing attacks

  • Attacks against cloud users surged in 2020  

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