New Mozilla Firefox Attack Causes Desktop Version to Crash

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 11:45:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

A new attack has been created that can crash or freeze the Mozilla Firefox desktop browser simply by visiting a web page that contains an embedded JavaScript script.  [...]

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macOS Mojave Privacy Bypass Flaw Allows Access to Protected Files

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 11:30:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

A security researcher shows on Mojave's release day that Apple's latest privacy protection implementations in macOS are not sufficiently strong. [...]

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Cloudflare Improves Privacy by Encrypting the SNI During TLS Negotiation

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 10:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Cloudflare announces today support for encrypted Server Name Indication, a mechanism that makes it more difficult to track user's browsing. [...]

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Microsoft Reveals a Unified AI-Powered Search Experience Across all Platforms

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 10:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Last year, Microsoft used Ignite to highlight its new AI initiatives and a new search experience for Office. Today at the Ignite 2018 conference, Microsoft detailed about a redefined search experience that will be used across all Microsoft services and within Windows. [...]

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Microsoft's New Threat Protection Service Gives Security Overview for Orgs

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 09:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

At today's Ignite 2018 conference, Microsoft announced a new end-to-end security solution called Microsoft Threat Protection. Microsoft Threat Protection is designed to provide a view of an organization's overall threat landscape so that administrators can easily spot new threats and attacks. [...]

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Microsoft's Background Blur for Microsoft Teams is now Generally Available

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 09:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

To protect against embarrassing situations while in video meetings, Microsoft introduced a feature called Background blur in Microsoft Teams. This AI driven feature will use facial recognition to automatically blur out your background while in a video meeting using Teams. [...]

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Microsoft Rolls Out Confidential Computing for Azure

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 09:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

At the Ignite developer's conference today, Microsoft announces that the Azure cloud platform will soon integrate data protection features that keep information safe from the looming threat of a data breach. [...]

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Cloudflare Improves Privacy by Encrypting the SNI During TLS Negotation

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 08:29:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Cloudflare announces today support for encrypted Server Name Indication, a mechanism that makes it more difficult to track user's browsing. [...]

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New Mozilla Firefox Attack Causes Desktop Client to Crash

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 07:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

A new attack has been created that can crash or freeze the Mozilla Firefox desktop browser simply by visiting a web page that contains an embedded JavaScript script.  [...]

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New Mozilla Firefox Attacks Causes Desktop Client to Crash

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 06:59:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

A new attack has been created that can crash or freeze the Mozilla Firefox desktop browser simply by visiting a web page that contains an embedded JavaScript script.  [...]

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Users Forcibly Being Logged Into Chrome When Signing Into a Google Service

Security - Posted On:2018-09-24 00:44:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

With the release of Chrome 69, it was discovered that when you log into your Google account, or any Google service for that matter, you will also be automatically logged into Chrome whether you want to or not. [...]

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Thousands of Compromised WordPress Sites Redirect to Tech Support Scams

Security - Posted On:2018-09-22 09:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Thousands of WordPress websites have been compromised and injected with JavaScript code that redirects users to tech-support scam pages. [...]

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Western Digital Releases Hotfix for My Cloud Auth Bypass Vulnerability

Security - Posted On:2018-09-21 19:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Western Digital has just released an hotfix firmware update to resolve the authentication bypass vulnerability (CVE-2018-17153) that had remained unpatched for over a year. This vulnerability allowed anyone to bypass authentication and get administrative access to the router. [...]

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The Week in Ransomware - September 21st 2018 - Beer, Airports, & Dharma

Security - Posted On:2018-09-21 19:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

This has been a busy week. We had a brewery hit, an airport's flight and arrival time displays taken out, and Dharma deciding to release three different variants in one week. The NSA CodeBreaker Challenge was also kicked off today and it has a ransomware theme this year. [...]

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Gamma, Bkp, & Monro Dharma Ransomware Variants Released in One Week

Security - Posted On:2018-09-21 17:45:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

This week we have seen three new Dharma Ransomware variants released that append either the .Gamma, .Bkp, & .Monro extensions to encrypted files. [...]

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Port of Barcelona Suffers Cyberattack

Security - Posted On:2018-09-21 17:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Port of Barcelona was Thursday morning the victim of a cyberattack that affected some of its servers and systems, forcing the organization to launch the contingency plan designed specifically for these incidents. [...]

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Optional Cumulative Update KB4457139 for Windows 7 Released With Bug Fixes

Security - Posted On:2018-09-21 17:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The KB4457139 is now available for Windows 7 via Windows Update and Microsoft's Update Catalog. Windows 7 KB4457139 is an optional update and it includes improvements and fixes that were part of KB4457144. [...]

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Malware Disguised as Job Offers Distributed on Freelance Sites

Security - Posted On:2018-09-21 16:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Attackers are using freelance job sites such as fiverr and Freelancer to distribute malware disguised as job offers. These job offers contain attachments that pretends to be the job brief, but are actually installers for keyloggers such as Agent Tesla or Remote Access Trojan (RATs). [...]

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Twitter Bug May Have Sent your Direct Messages to Twitter Developers As Well

Security - Posted On:2018-09-21 15:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

In an alert on Twitter, the social network is alerting users that for over a year, their direct messages and private tweets may have been sent to Twitter developers by mistake. [...]

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0Day Windows JET Database Vulnerability disclosed by Zero Day Initiative

Security - Posted On:2018-09-21 12:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A zero day vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows Jet Database Engine has been disclosed by TrendMicro's Zero Day Initiative even though a security update is not currently available from Microsoft. [...]

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