Highlights and Updates

Microsoft Releases Critical Security Update

Tuesday, 9th May 2017
Microsoft has released a critical out-of-band security update addressing a vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine. 

SS7 Flaws Exploited in Online Bank Account Heists

Tuesday, 9th May 2017
Attackers recently exploited vulnerabilities in the Signaling System 7 (SS7) protocol to steal money from bank accounts protected with two-factor authentication. 

WordPress Password Reset Zero Day Vulnerability

Tuesday, 9th May 2017
The issue affects all versions of WordPress, including the most up-to-date, version 4.7.4. 

Mozilla Releases Security Updates

Monday, 8th May 2017
Mozilla has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Firefox and Firefox ESR.

Intel Firmware Vulnerability

Monday, 8th May 2017
This vulnerability does not affect Intel-based consumer PCs. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

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.