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    Archive for August, 2018

    HP All-In-One devices now remotely exploitable

    August 16th, 2018 by

    A new exploit demonstrated by Checkpoint Research at DEF CON last week leverages vulnerabilities in all-in-one printers, potentially allowing attackers to take control of other devices on the network. Faxsploit Allows Remote Code Execution Through HP All-in-One Printers This exploit uses SMB v1. If you haven’t already done it, use this to detect and disable […]

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    Security Mailer (Week 32)

    August 12th, 2018 by

    Security Mailer V18 #32 Browsers – Mozilla updates Firefox & Thunderbird Cisco Security advisories Open Source – Linux and Free BSD Kernel patches, Linux updates General Security reviews last week, HP critical printer firmware update Oracle Advisory new attack cracks WPA2 passwords VMware advisory

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    Office Updates (non-security) – August 2018

    August 11th, 2018 by

    August 2018 Non-Security Office Update Release

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    Testing Windows 10 Insider on a MS Surface? You are testing firmware!!

    August 11th, 2018 by

    As Windows Insiders, we expect to be testing the Windows 10 operating system. However, it seems that owners of Microsoft Surface computers are also testing firmware for the hardware! As testers of the OS, we expect to encounter problems. Worst case scenario, we do a “Nuke & Pave”. What do you do if the “test” […]

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    Got a MikroTik Router? Make sure it’s patched!

    August 10th, 2018 by

    Hackers Infect Over 200,000 MikroTik Routers With Crypto Mining Malware A Patch since April will block the attack!

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    Fake DHL e-mail. Don’t open it!

    August 7th, 2018 by

    Fake DHL Arrival Notice or Shipment Notice delivers malware via embedded exe files inside MP3 music files Yet another reason why folks should never open links they didn’t expect or know. Sometimes I’m tempted to say that they get what they deserve. At this point everyone should know better.

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    Warning: Phishing e-mail from Apple Store

    August 7th, 2018 by

    Thanks to Mark Pahulje, MVP  for pointing this out. Apple Phishing Email – Deezer Music & Podcast Player by DEEZER, Subscription renewal “Notice of Apple Phishing Email – “Deezer Music & Podcast Player by DEEZER, Subscription renewal” made it through Outlook filters. The JavaScript malware contained in the PDFs, passed VirusTotal and many anti-virus scans online […]

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    FBI Warning about IoT security

    August 5th, 2018 by

    FBI Releases Article on Securing the Internet of Things

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    Security Mailer (week 31) is available

    August 5th, 2018 by

    Hard to believe that it’s week 31 already! Oh, well…. Security Mailer Volume 18 Number 31 Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates Microsoft updates advisories revised update issues continue General Security reviews last weeks vulnerabilities

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    TCM Bank breached. Affects more than 750 small banks

    August 4th, 2018 by

    This one ran on for over 16 months! Credit Card Issuer TCM Bank Leaked Applicant Data for 16 Months

    Posted in Identity Theft, Security Breeches | No Comments »

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