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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#601 CISCO: Out-of-date apps put 3 million servers at risk of crypto ransomware infections
More than 3 million Internet-accessible servers are at risk of being infected with crypto ransomware because they're running vulnerable software, including out-of-date versions of Red Hat's JBoss enterprise application, researchers from Cisco Systems said Friday.

About 2,100 of those servers have already been compromised by webshells that give attackers persistent control over the machines, making it possible for them to be infected at any time, the Cisco researchers reported in a blog post. The compromised servers are connected to about 1,600 different IP addresses belonging to schools, governments, aviation companies, and other types of organizations.
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#601 CISCO: Out-of-date apps put 3 million servers at risk of crypto ransomware infections
#600 VMware patches critical session-handling vulnerability
#599 Microsoft's OneDrive short URLs pointed attackers right at your private files
#598 Adobe patches Creative Cloud desktop in new security update
#597 ‘Blackhole’ Exploit Kit author gets 7 years
#596 Online banking and plastic card-related fraud in India increases 35 percent
#595 Australia: Cybercriminals now target payroll, invoicing, and superannuation systems
#594 Urgent Call to Action: Uninstall QuickTime for Windows Today
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