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Adobe's Year-End Update Patches 87 Flaws in Acrobat Software

Adobe is closing out this year with its December Patch Tuesday update to address a massive number of security vulnerabilities for just its two PDF apps—more than double the number of what Microsoft patched this month for its several products. Adobe today released patches for 87 vulnerabilities affecting its Acrobat and Reader software products for both macOS and Windows operating systems, of …

Datum: 12. 12. 2018

Microsoft Issues Patch for Windows Zero-Day Flaw Under Active Attack

Microsoft today, on its year-end December Patch Tuesday, released security updates to patch a total 39 vulnerabilities its Windows operating systems and applications—10 of which are rated as critical and other important in severity. One of the security vulnerabilities patched by the tech giant this month is listed as publicly known at the time of release, and one is a zero-day reported as being …

Datum: 12. 12. 2018

phpMyAdmin Releases Critical Software Update — Patch Your Sites Now!

Developers of phpMyAdmin, one of the most popular and widely used MySQL database management systems, today released an updated version 4.8.4 of its software to patch several important vulnerabilities that could eventually allow remote attackers to take control of the affected web servers. The phpMyAdmin project Sunday gave an early heads-up about the latest security release on its blog, …

Datum: 11. 12. 2018

Google+ to Shut Down Early After New API Flaw Hits 52.5 Million Users

Google today revealed that Google+ has suffered another massive data breach, forcing the tech giant to shut down its struggling social network four months earlier than its actual scheduled date, i.e., in April 2019 instead of August 2019. Google said it discovered another critical security vulnerability in one of Google+'s People APIs that could have allowed developers to steal private …

Datum: 10. 12. 2018

Australia Passes Anti-Encryption Bill—Here's Everything You Need To Know

Australia's House of Representatives has finally passed the "Telecommunications Assistance and Access Bill 2018," also known as the Anti-Encryption Bill, on Thursday that would now allow law enforcement to force Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Signal, and other tech giants to help them access encrypted communications. The Australian government argues the new legislation is important for national …

Datum: 7. 12. 2018

Warning! Unprivileged Linux Users With UID > INT_MAX Can Execute Any Command

Hold tight, this may blow your mind… A low-privileged user account on most Linux operating systems with UID value anything greater than 2147483647 can execute any systemctl command unauthorizedly—thanks to a newly discovered vulnerability. The reported vulnerability actually resides in PolicyKit (also known as polkit)—an application-level toolkit for Unix-like operating systems that defines …

Datum: 6. 12. 2018

New Adobe Flash Zero-Day Exploit Found Hidden Inside MS Office Docs

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player that hackers are actively exploiting in the wild as part of a targeted campaign appears to be attacking a Russian state health care institution. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-15982, is a use-after-free flaw resides in Flash Player that, if exploited successfully, allows an attacker to execute …

Datum: 6. 12. 2018

WhiteSource Bolt for GitHub: Free Open Source Vulnerability Management App for Developers

Developers around the world depend on open source components to build their software products. According to industry estimates, open source components account for 60-80% of the code base in modern applications. Collaboration on open source projects throughout the community produces stronger code, squashing the bugs and catching the vulnerabilities that impact the security of organizations …

Datum: 5. 12. 2018

SNDBOX: AI-Powered Online Automated Malware Analysis Platform

Looking for an automated malware analysis software? Something like a 1-click solution that doesn't require any installation or configuration…a platform that can scale up your research time… technology that can provide data-driven explanations… well, your search is over! Israeli cybersecurity and malware researchers today at Black Hat conference launch a revolutionary machine learning and …

Datum: 5. 12. 2018

New Ransomware Spreading Rapidly in China Infected Over 100,000 PCs

A new piece of ransomware is spreading rapidly across China that has already infected more than 100,000 computers in the last four days as a result of a supply-chain attack, and the number is continuously increasing every hour. What's Interesting? Unlike almost every ransomware malware, the new virus doesn't demand ransom payments in Bitcoin. Instead, the attackers are asking victims to pay …

Datum: 4. 12. 2018

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