Microsoft Patch Tuesday, September 2021 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 21:00:42 +0000

Microsoft today pushed software updates to plug dozens of security holes in Windows and related products, including a vulnerability that is already being exploited in active attacks. Also, Apple has issued an emergency update to fix a flaw that’s reportedly been abused to install spyware on iOS products, and Google’s got a new version of Chrome that tackles two zero-day flaws. Finally, Adobe has released critical security updates for Acrobat, Reader and a slew of other software.

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A week in security (July 12 – July 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:43:43 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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Microsoft fixes seven zero-days, including two PuzzleMaker targets, Google fixes serious Android flaw

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:50:52 +0000

A great many patches from different vendors have been released in the June security updates for Microsoft, Android, SAP, Cisco, and Adobe.

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Microsoft Patches Six Zero-Day Security Holes

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 20:53:28 +0000

Microsoft today released another round of security updates for Windows operating systems and supported software, including fixes for six zero-day bugs that malicious hackers already are exploiting in active attacks.

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Using Fake Reviews to Find Dangerous Extensions

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 16:14:47 +0000

Fake, positive reviews have infiltrated nearly every corner of life online these days, confusing consumers while offering an unwelcome advantage to fraudsters and sub-par products everywhere. Happily, identifying and tracking these fake reviewer accounts is often the easiest way to spot scams. Here’s the story of how bogus reviews on a counterfeit Microsoft Authenticator browser extension exposed dozens of other extensions that siphoned personal and financial data.

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“Have I been pwnd?”– What is it and what to do when you *are* pwned

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 20:26:09 +0000

You use Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) to check if your data has been compromised. What you do next when pwned takes a couple of steps.

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