50 Million Facebook Accounts Hacked – Time to act before it’s too late!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:53:39 +0000

The afternoon of September 28th 2018 brought in a wave of shock for 50 million Facebook users, when they found themselves logged out of Facebook!! In one of the worst data breach attacks in the history of Facebook, over 90 million users on Friday afternoon, were forced to log out…

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Millions of accounts affected in latest Facebook hack

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:39:11 +0000

Facebook announced earlier today that its social network had been breached, resulting in 40 million accounts that were directly impacted. Learn more as the Facebook breach story develops.

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Buggy implementation of CVE-2018-8373 vulnerability used to deliver Quasar RAT

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:13:26 +0000

A threat actor implements a newer vulnerability exploited in Internet Explorer to serve up the Quasar RAT and diversify the portfolio of attacks.

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A week in security (September 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:03:26 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 17–23, including Android scams, massive WordPress compromises, and high fines for Equifax.

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Explained: regular expression (regex)

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:00:53 +0000

What is regular expression (regex) and what makes it vulnerable to attack? Learn how to use regex safely and avoid ReDoS attacks in the process.

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Intercept X defends against SettingsContent-ms abuse (video)

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:56:34 +0000

Even using an older version of our anti-exploit technology will protect you if you open a malicious document with the CVE-2018-8414 exploit embedded in it<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/qXrxxFkjKfc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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InterceptX defends against SettingsContent-ms abuse (video)

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:56:34 +0000

Even using an older version of our anti-exploit technology will protect you if you open a malicious document with the CVE-2018-8414 exploit embedded in it<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/qXrxxFkjKfc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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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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Researchers discover vulnerabilities in smart assistants’ voice commands

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 16:59:51 +0000

Security researchers have now found new ways to exploit voice recognition weaknesses in your favorite home device: smart assistants. You may want to listen in.

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