Microsoft was warned months ago before the Hafnium hack became this serious

Over the weekend, that estimate has doubled to 60,000 Microsoft Exchange Server customers hacked around the world, with the European Banking Authority now admitting that it’s one of the victims — and it looks like Microsoft may have taken a little too long to realize the severity and patch it. Krebs has now put together a basic timeline of the massive Exchange Server hack, and he says Microsoft has confirmed it was made aware of the vulnerabilities in early January. That’s nearly two months before Microsoft issued its first set of patches, alongside a blog post that didn’t explain the scope or scale of the attack. Originally, it was even planning to wait for one of its standard Patch Tuesdays but relented and pushed it out a week early.

By |2021-03-09T10:00:42+01:00March 9, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How US central bank payment system down for ‘hours’

The Fed said Wednesday's crash started at about 11:00 Eastern time. Services started to be restored about three hours later, but some continued to remain dark, including its Fedwire Funds system. On social media, cryptocurrency advocates were quick to highlight the problems.

By |2021-02-25T09:03:19+01:00February 25, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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