Microsoft pushes fixes for 128 security bugs in June, 2020 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 17:01:17 +0000

In this month&#8217;s Patch Tuesday, a total of 128 security vulnerabilities have been patched in Microsoft products, a slight increase compared to the last few months. Only twelve of the vulnerabilities are rated &#8220;Critical.&#8221; None of the bugs have been found being exploited in the wild (yet). Preceding this month&#8217;s update was a fix for [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/02N0ToRkzv0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Microsoft delivers fixes for 110 bugs in April, 2020 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 17:43:55 +0000

For the April edition of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft repaired a total of 110 security vulnerabilities across their product line. Included in this count are 37 remote code execution bugs, and 33 elevation of privilege bugs. The company rated eighteen of the vulnerabilities &#8220;Critical.&#8221; This release&#8217;s most notable item is the follow-up to last month&#8217;s announcement, [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/nZFcJpOgF1I” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Keep Zoombombing cybercriminals from dropping a load on your meetings

Credit to Author: Philip Christian| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:00:00 +0000

In a zeitgeisty moment, Zoom has become the web conference tool of choice for everyone. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are taking note and Zoombooming the public. We show readers how to protect against this intrusion of privacy.

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Windows 7 is EOL: What next?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:37:08 +0000

Windows 7 is EOL, meaning it’s reached the end of its lifecycle. It’s time to move on to a more secure OS—but that doesn’t mean you no longer need security software.

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APT36 jumps on the coronavirus bandwagon, delivers Crimson RAT

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000

We look at a spear phishing attack from APT36, an Advanced Persistent Threat group posing as the government of India and offering guidance on coronavirus. Instead, users are infected with a Crimson RAT that steals data.

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January 2020 Patch Tuesday delivers fixes for 50 bugs

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 18:15:18 +0000

This month’s big security news from Microsoft is the end of support for Windows 7, and a patch of a cryptographic library<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/wiyw9sHJyLE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 18:03:33 +0000

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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