April’s Patch Tuesday Brings Record Number of Fixes

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2024 20:28:17 +0000

If only Patch Tuesdays came around infrequently — like total solar eclipse rare — instead of just creeping up on us each month like The Man in the Moon. Although to be fair, it would be tough for Microsoft to eclipse the number of vulnerabilities fixed in this month’s patch batch — a record 147 flaws in Windows and related software.

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A Lighter-than-normal Patch Tuesday for December, 2019

Credit to Author: alexandrebecholey| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:36:22 +0000

There may be a smaller overall tally of things to fix this month than in recent update cycles, but at least one bug is being exploited in the wild<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/gu6tev4DC1Q” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (October 21 – 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 16:05:10 +0000

A look at the cybersecurity news from October 21 – 27 including Magecart, robocalls, doxing, stalkerware, ransomware, breaches, and much more.



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Virtualization-based security (VBS) memory enclaves: Data protection through isolation

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:00:15 +0000

The escalating sophistication of cyberattacks is marked by the increased use of kernel-level exploits that attempt to run malware with the highest privileges and evade security solutions and software sandboxes. Kernel exploits famously gave the WannaCry and Petya ransomware remote code execution capability, resulting in widescale global outbreaks. Windows 10 remained resilient to these attacks,

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