Morning Bowl - 2022-10-14

Welcome to another Morning Bowl breakout:

Microsoft is rebranding 'Office' to Microsoft 365
After 32 years, Microsoft has begun to kill off the Microsoft Office brand, with plans to rebrand its and Office cloud-based apps to Microsoft 365 in the near future. [...]
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PoC Exploit Released for Critical Fortinet Auth Bypass Bug Under Active Attacks
A proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code has been made available for the recently disclosed critical security flaw affecting Fortinet FortiOS, FortiProxy, and FortiSwitchManager, making it imperative that users move quickly to apply the patches. "FortiOS exposes a management web portal that allows a user to configure the system," researcher James Horseman said. "Additionally, a user can
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Mirai Botnet Hits Wynncraft Minecraft Server with 2.5 Tbps DDoS Attack
Web infrastructure and security company Cloudflare disclosed this week that it halted a 2.5 Tbps distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack launched by a Mirai botnet. Characterizing it as a "multi-vector attack consisting of UDP and TCP floods," researcher Omer Yoachimik said the DDoS attack targeted the Minecraft server Wynncraft in Q3 2022. "The entire 2.5 Tbps attack lasted about 2 minutes,
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