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Tech News Recap for the Week of 11/08/21

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 11/08/21!

IT Operations


  • Exchange Server bug: Patch now, but multi-factor authentication might not stop these attacks, warns Microsoft

  • Microsoft November 2021 Patch Tuesday: 55 bugs squashed, two under active exploit

  • Microsoft Teams just got a handy new feature in Windows 11





  • These industries were the most affected by the past year of ransomware attacks

  • How cybercriminals use bait attacks to gather info about their intended victims

  • Healthcare security: IT pros warn of vulnerable HVAC systems, imaging machines, check-in kiosks and more

  • Palo Alto Networks patches zero-day affecting firewalls using GlobalProtect Portal VPN

  • Missouri apologizes to 600k teachers who had SSNs and private info exposed in data breach

  • Ransomware gangs are using these 'ruthless' tactics as they aim for bigger payouts

  • Google warns of hackers using macOS zero-day flaw to capture keystrokes, screengrabs

  • Cybersecurity: This prolific hacker-for-hire operation has targeted thousands of victims around the world

  • Average ransomware payment for US victims more than $6 million, survey says

  • This sneaky trick lets attackers smuggle malware onto your network


Thanks for checking out our tech news recap!

By Jake Cryan, Digital Marketing Specialist

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