Microsoft pushes patch to prevent ‘WannaCry’ level vulnerability

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:57:16 +0000

This month marks two years since the infamous WannaCry attack. Now a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) vulnerability has been discovered that could be used in a similar large-scale attack—though Microsoft has released a patch. Have you updated yet?

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Microsoft Patches ‘Wormable’ Flaw in Windows XP, 7 and Windows 2003

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 17:11:34 +0000

Microsoft today is taking the unusual step of releasing security updates for unsupported but still widely-used Windows operating systems like XP and Windows 2003, citing the discovery of a “wormable” flaw that the company says could be used to fuel a fast-moving malware threat like the WannaCry ransomware attacks of 2017. The vulnerability (CVE-2019-0709) resides in the “remote desktop services” component built into supported versions of Windows, including Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008. It also is present in computers powered by Windows XP and Windows 2003, operating systems for which Microsoft long ago stopped shipping security updates.

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Sophisticated threats plague ailing healthcare industry

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Black hat hackers are after patient healthcare data, and such breaches will only intensify. Which forms of malware are behind the attacks? We take a look at the advanced threats targeting a sector struggling to keep up.

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A Look Back at the 2018 Security Landscape

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:00:20 +0000

Do you ever question the value of the mounds of data we all collect? We make a point to stop, analyze and share, especially because we know you might not have the time. So, I bring you our annual look back at the more interesting security events and trends seen last year. The report, Caught…

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Compromising vital infrastructure: air traffic control

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:12:06 +0000

The aviation industry and air traffic (control) are vital elements of our infrastructure. While flying is reportedly safe, how does that landscape look cybersecurity-wise?

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Compromising vital infrastructure: transport and logistics

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 18:05:11 +0000

Transport and logistics are vital infrastructure, because we need them to deliver our daily necessities, but who is responsible for protecting them?

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Emotet on the rise with heavy spam campaign

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:55:12 +0000

Over the last few days, we’ve noticed a large increase in malicious spam spreading Emotet, as well as a higher number of detections from our customers. Looks like we’re in the middle of an active Emotet campaign.

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