09 Jun 2021

Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixes 6 In-The-Wild Exploits, 50 Flaws

In this month’s Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft issued fixes for 5 critical exploits and 45 vulnerabilities rated important in severity in Microsoft Windows, .NET Core, and Visual Studio, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Edge, SharePoint Server, Hyper-V, Visual Studio Code, and more. Microsoft researchers discovered a highly targeted malware campaign that has

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19 May 2021

Cybercriminals scanned for vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers within five minutes of news going public

According to a review of threat data from enterprise companies that was compiled between January and March this year and included in Palo Alto Networks’ 2021 Cortex Xpanse Attack Surface Threat Report, which was published today, threat actors began searching the web for vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers within five minutes

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11 Mar 2021

F5, CISA Warn of Critical BIG-IP and BIG-IQ RCE Bugs

F5 Networks has warned users to patch four critical remote command execution (RCE) flaws. The company released an advisory detailing seven vulnerabilities, four of which are critical, two that represent a high risk, and one rated medium risk. The four critical flaws lie in F5’s BIG-IP and BIG-IQ enterprise networking

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27 Jan 2021

Apple Ships Emergency Fixes for Under-Attack iOS Zero-Day

On Tuesday, Apple released two emergency patches for iOS and iPad OS platforms due to indications that the three security vulnerabilities were under attack by threat actors. The patches are currently being implemented through automatic updating mechanisms as it is critical that Apple users install the fixes. Apple did not

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20 Jan 2021

DNSpooq Flaws Allow DNS Hijacking of Millions of Devices

Cyber researchers have found a set of seven flaws in the open-source software Dnsmasq. The vulnerabilities could allow for Domain Name System (DNS) cache poisoning attacks and remote code execution. Dnsmasq is a popular service used to catch DNS responses for both home and commercial routers and servers. The flaws

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21 Oct 2020

Adobe releases another out-of-band patch, squashing critical bugs across creative software

Yesterday, Adobe released another out-of-band patch, occurring outside of the company’s typical monthly security fix release cycle. The updates impact Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Marketo, After Effects, Photoshop, Animate, Premiere Pro, and other popular applications on both Windows and macOS machines. The first app the tech giant patched was Illustrator, which

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26 May 2020

70 Percent of Mobile, Desktop Apps Contain Open-Source Bugs

Veracode’s annual State of Software Security report has revealed that researchers found 70 percent of applications available online contain at least one security flaw stemming from the use of an open-source library. This can arguably be attributed to a lack of awareness about where and how open source libraries are

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17 Apr 2020

Alleged Zoom Zero-Days for Windows, MacOS for Sale, Report

New Zoom zero-days have allegedly been discovered for sale, effecting Windows and macOS. Hackers have claimed that they discovered two zero-day vulnerabilities for the Zoom video conferencing platform, being sold online for $500,000. The zero-days may allow threat actors to spy on private video conferences hosted through Zoom and exploit

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15 Apr 2020

April Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Battles 4 Bugs Under Active Exploit

April’s Patch Tuesday consisted of 113 patches, which was most likely difficult for IT staff under WFH security concerns. This patch Tuesday includes 19 critical vulnerabilities and 94 that are classified as important. Four of the critical vulnerabilities are being exploited in the wild, however, two have previously been publicly

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13 Mar 2020

WordPress Plugin Bug Allows Malicious Code Injection on 100K Sites

WordPress is facing more vulnerabilities, this time in its Popup Builder plugin. The flaw allows unauthenticated attackers to inject malicious JavaScript into popups, which can then affect tens of thousands of websites and allow the attacker to steal information and take over targeted sites in the worst-case scenario. The plugin

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