From alert to driver vulnerability: Microsoft Defender ATP investigation unearths privilege escalation flaw

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:00:07 +0000

Our discovery of two privilege escalation vulnerabilities in a driver highlights the strength of Microsoft Defender ATP’s sensors. These sensors expose anomalous behavior and give SecOps personnel the intelligence and tools to investigate threats, as we did.

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What you need to know for Patch Tuesday, March 2019

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:00:46 +0000

By SophosLabs Offensive Security Research Microsoft released their monthly security updates for March this past Tuesday. This month’s fixes address 64 vulnerabilities that affect Windows and a range of software that runs on Windows, mainly the Internet Explorer and Edge browsers. In addition, there was a patch released for one critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash. [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Vlj59LNV68Y” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (March 4 – 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:47:27 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 4–11, including a Chrome zero-day, Labs’ data privacy report, news from RSA, and more.

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Google Chrome zero-day: Now is the time to update and restart your browser

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:13:15 +0000

A particularly dangerous Google Chrome zero-day is already being used in real-world attacks. Despite Google’s auto update feature, users will need to close and restart their browser in order to be protected.

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Spectre, Google, and the Universal Read Gadget

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:43:37 +0000

A recently released paper by Google has resurrected the spirit of Spectre, a seemingly never-ending threat to most makes of processor. We take a look at what this means, and what the Universal Read Gadget means for most technology users.

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3 essential ways to strengthen your business data security

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 12:53:26 +0000

For any business big or small, business data is an asset that they cannot afford to compromise at any cost. With a huge amount of data, from employee details to the credit card details of customers, stored in the form of vulnerable electronic records, the loss of even a single…

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A week in security (January 21 – 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 18:00:14 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 21 to 27, including Modlishka, Crytekk, PUPs, and the State of Malware report.

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Drone Safety – Flying Tips, Policies & Regulations

Credit to Author: Sunita Saini| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 04:09:29 +0000

Drones Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)/ Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) commonly known as drones/ UAV are unmanned aerial vehicle without a human pilot aboard. The potential of drones is starting to be realized and it is making a big impact. They can take on complex tasks and reduce costs minimizing…

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Beware! Your website might be delivering Emotet malware

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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The complete story of EMOTET: Most prominent Malware of 2018

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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