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    Security Mailer (2019 #24)

    June 16th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 24

    • Adobe updates
      • Flash Player
      • Cold Fusion
    • Adobe Campaign
    • Mozilla releases
    • Bugfix update for Firefox
    • Cisco Security Advisories
    • Linux updates
    • Microsoft
      • Tuesday release updates
      • Security Updates revised
      • Security Advisories,
      • Exim update information
    • General Security reviews last weeks vulnerabilities

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    Adobe Flash Player gets an update

    June 13th, 2019 by

    Security Bulletin for Adobe Flash Player

    Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address a critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

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    If you are using VLC, you should upgrade ASAP.

    June 10th, 2019 by

    VLC 3.0.7 is Biggest Security Release Due to EU Bounty Program

    “VLC Media Player 3.0.7 was released on Friday and contained the most security updates ever in one release of the program. The president of the VideoLan non-profit organization states that this was due to their inclusion in the EU-FOSSA bug bounty program.”

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    Security Mailer (2019 #23)

    June 9th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 23

    • Browsers updated
      • Firefox
      • Pale Moon
      • Cisco Security Advisories
      • Linux updates
      • Microsoft
        • Reminder to patch Blue Keep
        • Release of Security Baseline for Windows 10 1809 and Server 2019
      • General Security reviews last weeks vulnerabilities, covers Exim flaw affecting more than half of all webmail servers

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    Tech Support Scams in Google Search Ads

    June 8th, 2019 by

    Google Search Ads Infiltrated Again by Tech Support Scam

    Yet another reason why I never, ever, click on an “Ad” from a Google search…

    f you are planning on doing any shopping over the weekend, you may want to be careful when doing searches in Google. This is because scammers have infiltrated Google’s ad network to redirect users to tech support scams when they click on popular search terms such as Lowes and PayPal.

    A security research recently told BleepingComputer about a new malvertising campaign that is causing searches for the keyword “Lowes” to redirect a user to a tech support scam.

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    Quest Diagnostics Clients Exposed

    June 4th, 2019 by

    Billing Details for 11.9M Quest Diagnostics Clients Exposed

    Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, a Fortune 500 diagnostic services provider, says that approximately 12 million of its clients may have been impacted by a data breach reported by one of its billing providers.

    The company reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it received a notification from its billing collection provider American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) that their web payment page was breached.

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    Security Mailer (2019 #22)

    June 2nd, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Number 22

    • Apple releases more security updates
    • Cisco Security Advisories
    • Linux update
    • General Security reviews last week

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    Windows 10 v1903 Upgrade Blocked Due to Some Intel Drivers

    May 31st, 2019 by

    Windows 10 v1903 Upgrade Blocked Due to Some Intel Drivers

    Microsoft and Intel discovered that on some computers with Intel display drivers users might have issues adjusting their display’s brightness because of a driver compatibility issue after applying the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.

    “After updating to Window 10, version 1903, brightness settings may sometime appear as if changes applied took effect, yet the actual display brightness doesn’t change,” says Microsoft.

    To make sure that user experience is not affected, Microsoft has added a compatibility hold on devices with certain incompatible Intel display drivers from being offered the latest Windows 10 release until the issue is resolved.

    Until a resolution for the driver compatibility issue will be offered with an upcoming Windows 10 release, Microsoft advises all users to “not attempt to manually update using the Update now button or the Media Creation Tool until this issue has been resolved.”

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    Beware Office 365 “File Deletion” Alerts!!

    May 30th, 2019 by

    Phishing Emails Pretend to be Office 365 ‘File Deletion’ Alerts

    ‘A new phishing campaign is underway that pretends to be from the “Office 365 Team” warning recipients that there has been unusual amount of file deletions occurring on their account.’

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    If you have a Qualcomm WiFi chip, be sure to have the latest drivers before installing W10 1903

    May 28th, 2019 by

    Windows 10 Losing Connectivity From Outdated Wi-Fi Drivers

    “Microsoft says that computers with Qualcomm wireless network adapters might suffer from sporadic loss of Wi-Fi connectivity after installing the Windows 10 May 2019 Update because of out-of-date network drivers.

    Windows users who want to update to Windows 10 version 1903 can install the latest driver version for their Qualcomm Wi-Fi network card by downloading and applying the up to date Wi-Fi driver available from their device’s manufacturer (OEM).”

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