This Week in Security News: Consumer Data and Malware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:00:14 +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, learn what security issues and critical threats will impact consumer data this year. Also, learn about a malicious Adobe app targeting macOS systems. Read on:  Keys to…

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A week in security (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:33:05 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019, including fresh breaches in the New Year, mobile malware, GandCrab, and how we remembered 2018.

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CVE-2018-15982- Adobe Flash Player use after free (Zero Day) vulnerability alert!

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:52:25 +0000

The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-15982 in Adobe Flash Player enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. Adobe has released a security advisory APSB18-42 on December 5, 2018 to address this issue. According to Adobe, the in-wild exploit is being used in targeted attacks. Vulnerable Versions Adobe…

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A week in security (October 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:31:56 +0000

A roundup of the security news from October 1–7 including National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, LoJack, fileless malware, and BYOS.

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Patch Tuesday, September 2018 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 20:35:27 +0000

Adobe and Microsoft today each released patches to fix serious security holes in their software. Adobe pushed out a new version of its beleaguered Flash Player browser plugin. Redmond issued updates to address at least 61 distinct vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and related programs, including several flaws that were publicly detailed prior to today and one “zero-day” bug in Windows that is already being actively exploited by attackers.

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What you need to know for Patch Tuesday, August 2018

Credit to Author: Andrew ODonnell| Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:16:44 +0000

With 23 critical vulnerabilities addressed in patches from Microsoft and Adobe, August is turning out to be a good month for updates — but don’t delay installing them.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/_Fw-RIvgU1s” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 25, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 14:18:45 +0000

I have never reverse engineered anything, but I did dismantle a Betamax VCR and put it back together without an instruction manual. My little brother liked to use the tape slot as a garage for his Hot Wheels® toy cars. We were usually able to take out the cars without any issues, but one day,…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 18, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:51:39 +0000

As I pull together the list of zero-day filters for this blog, I see all types of vulnerabilities from various vendors. My interest is always piqued when I see a vulnerability affecting a security company. The Zero Day Initiative’s (ZDI) interest was also piqued when the researcher Pagefault submitted a Bitdefender vulnerability to the ZDI…

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CVE-2018-5002 – Adobe Flash Player Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Alert!

Credit to Author: Sameer Patil| Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 09:59:53 +0000

The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-5002 in Adobe Flash Player enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. Adobe has released a security advisory APSB18-19 on June 7, 2018 to address this issue. According to Adobe, the in-wild exploit is being used in limited, targeted attacks and it…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of May 28, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:08:40 +0000

I ended up at an urgent care clinic earlier this week and found out I have strep throat. The doctor who examined me asked me what medicine I had taken prior to my visit to help alleviate my throat pain, to which I replied, “I took a multi-symptom liquid medicine because the pain was keeping…

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