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Image: iStock/Goja1 A vulnerability involving a Linux package called Samba is making the rounds, and in the spirit of the Windows-based exploit known as WannaCry, this one is called SambaCry. Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems from version 5 to 7 may likely be exploitable by this threat. Red Hat covers the topic via these security …

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Video: How can AI systems remain secure? – TechRepublic Video: How can AI systems remain secure? TechRepublic caught up with Mårten Mickos, CEO of HackerOne, who runs a bug bounty program, to learn about the most common security issues that are threatening AI systems and how to secure them. Video: How can AI systems remain …

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Image: Shutterstock Hospitals across England are having to cancel patient operations and divert ambulances after a major ransomware attack on the National Health Service (NHS). Computer systems in 39 different hospital and health trusts across England and Scotland have been infected by the Wanna Decryptor ransomware. Declared a “major incident” by NHS England, the attack …

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Michael Borgers, Getty Images/iStockphoto A new Windows zero-day exploit has been discovered, and it’s possibly one of the most serious vulnerabilities to date. It targets Windows Defender’s Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MsMpEng), tricking it into executing code when the engine scans a file. What makes the bug so serious is how MsMpEng operates: It uses …