Highlights and Updates

Intel Firmware Vulnerability

Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
Intel has released recommendations to address a vulnerability in the firmware of the following Intel products...

Microsoft Word Bug Patched Two Weeks Ago Has Been Exploited for Months

Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
A vulnerability in Microsoft Word, that was fixed on April 11, has been used in exploits since January 2017. 

Verizon and Symantec Reports Say Ransomware is on the Rise

Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
Reports from Verizon and Symantec note a surge in the incidence of ransomware. 

Adobe Releases Security Updates for ColdFusion

Thursday, 27th April 2017
Adobe has released security updates to address a vulnerability in ColdFusion.

BrickerBot Launching New Round of Attacks

Thursday, 27th April 2017
BrickerBot, the botnet that renders Internet of Things (IoT) devices useless, has begun launching a new round of attacks, this time with more effective payloads. 

Interpol Investigation Identifies Thousands of Command-and-Control Servers in Eight Countries

Thursday, 27th April 2017
An Interpol investigation has identified nearly 9,000 servers in Southeast Asia countries that are being used to further cybercrime. 

Pre-Installed Applications Developed with Portrait Displays SDK Contain Critical Vulnerability

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
Applications developed using the Portrait Displays software development kit (SDK), versions 2.30 through 2.34, contain a critical vulnerability. 

IBM Releases Security Update

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
IBM has released a security update to address a vulnerability in IBM Domino server IMAP EXAMINE. 

Leaked NSA Tool DoublePulsar Has Infected 200,000+ Computers

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
A hacking tool leaked by Shadow Brokers several weeks ago has already been used to infect tens of thousands of computers with malware. 

Turkish Crime Family hackers claim 'victory' in iCloud ransom threats

Tuesday, 25th April 2017
The group has posted the address of bitcoin wallet showing hundreds of bitcoins deposited on the evening of the deadline.