TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of April 16, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:45:13 +0000

It was a crazy week at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. I always try to get a quick view of the floor to see companies old and new exhibit their wares. Unfortunately, work never sleeps when you attend a conference, and the shortage of seating at this year’s event left many, including myself,…

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This Week in Security News: Warnings and WannaCry

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:27:01 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, we’re following Ikea’s job marketplace, TaskRabbit, which may have suffered a data breach. Also, the U.S and U.K warn against Russian cyber attacks for individual homes and…

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Is Facebook’s Anti-Abuse System Broken?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:59:28 +0000

Facebook has built some of the most advanced algorithms for tracking users, but when it comes to acting on user abuse reports about Facebook groups and content that clearly violate the company’s “community standards,” the social media giant’s technology appears to be woefully inadequate.

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You won’t believe why the Win7 Monthly Rollup, KB 4093118, keeps installing itself

Credit to Author: Woody Leonhard| Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:14:00 -0700

Yesterday, I talked about the weird bug that makes April’s Win7 Monthly Rollup, KB 4093118, re-install itself over and over, even when Windows Update says that it’s been installed successfully. Windows sleuth abbodi86 has discovered the source of the problem, and it should give you patching pause.

To understand how we got into this mess, you need to understand the bugs that Microsoft introduced in the March Win7 patches and their kludgey patches. Installing either the March Monthly Rollup (KB 4088875) or the March Security-only patch (KB 4088878) may knock your machine off the network. As Microsoft says:

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How Benchmarking Helps Improve Critical Data Center Infrastructure Reliability and Performance

Credit to Author: Louis-François Bernard| Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:59:42 +0000

A new tool is coming soon to help data center operators improve the performance of their critical infrastructure: Benchmarking. Made possible by cloud-based architectures and Internet of Things (IoT) technology,… Read more »

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Perspectives on Russian hacking

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:42:51 +0000

Malware research analyst Chris Boyd recently had an in-depth chat with SCMagazine about Russian hacking, malware, and social engineering. Here, he summarizes some of the key findings from his discussion and the other researchers interviewed.

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