Highlights and Updates

Google Docs Phishing Scam

Monday, 8th May 2017
An enormous phishing scheme disguised as a Google Docs request has been sent to as many as one million users.

Android MilkyDoor Malware Lets Attackers Access Connected Networks

Friday, 5th May 2017
Trend Micro found that MilkyDoor was embedded in roughly 200 Android apps, each of which have between 500,000 and one million downloads. 

Data from 500,000 pediatric patients spotted for sale

Friday, 5th May 2017
Approximately 500,000 pediatric medical records were spotted for sale on the dark web.

Google issues May Android security bulletin

Friday, 5th May 2017
Google has released its May security updates for Android including updates for its Nexus and Pixel smartphones. 

Cisco Releases Security Updates

Thursday, 4th May 2017
Cisco has released updates to address vulnerabilities affecting multiple products.

Microsoft Ending Security Updates for Windows 10 version 1507

Thursday, 4th May 2017
After May 9, 2017, devices running Windows 10 version 1507 will no longer receive security updates.

NSA Announces Data Collection Changes

Thursday, 4th May 2017
The US National Security Agency (NSA) says it has stopped collecting email traffic for simply containing the email address or phone number of a foreign target. 

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017
Google has released Chrome version 58.0.3029.96 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. 

IBM: Some Storwize Initialization Tool USBs Contain File Infected with Malware

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017
IBM has issued an advisory warning users that some USB drives containing its Storwize initialization tool also contain a malware-infected file. 

Intel Patches Flaw in Chips

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017
Intel has fixed a privilege escalation flaw in many of its chips that could be exploited to take control of vulnerable computers.