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    Windows 10 “May 2019 Update” is available

    May 22nd, 2019 by

    Looks like MS has released the “May 2019” Update. So far no problems on my end. Update took less than 5 minutes! May 21, 2019—KB4497934 (OS Build OS 17763.529) How to get the Windows 10 May 2019 Update version 1903 Windows release health dashboard “As part of our commitment to increasing transparency, the new Windows […]

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    20,000 Linksys routers leak historic records

    May 19th, 2019 by

    20,000 Linksys routers leak historic record of every device ever connected “More than 20,000 Linksys wireless routers are regularly leaking full historic records of every device that has ever connected to them, including devices’ unique identifiers, names, and the operating systems they use. The data can be used by snoops or hackers in either targeted […]

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 20)

    May 19th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 20 Adobe security updates Reader Flash Player Media Encoder Apple Security Updates including iOS Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates & patches Microsoft Tuesday security updates update revisions security advisories Office updates General Security review of last week

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    Adobe Security Bulletins Posted

    May 15th, 2019 by

    Adobe Security Bulletins Posted “Adobe has published security bulletins for Adobe Acrobat and Reader , Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Media Encoder. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions using the instructions referenced in the bulletin.”

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    If you use WhasApp, be sure to read this!

    May 15th, 2019 by

    WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware “Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing the company and a spyware technology dealer.” “WhatsApp said the fix on Friday was made to […]

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    US-CERT Notice: Office 365 Security Observations

    May 14th, 2019 by

    AR19-133A: Microsoft Office 365 Security Observations If you subscribed to Office 365, especially if it was prior  to 2019, you should read this for some very good information. “This Analysis Report provides information on these risks as well as on cloud services configuration vulnerabilities; this report also includes recommendations for mitigating these risks and vulnerabilities.“

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 19)

    May 12th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 19 Mozilla updates Firefox Firefox ESR Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates Microsoft Office Updates General Security reviews last weeks vulnerabilities

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    Keylogger from AWS? You bet!

    May 6th, 2019 by

    Hawkeye keylogger using fileless delivery system via Amazon AWS “Don’t try to respond by phone or email, all you will do is end up with an innocent person or company who have had their details spoofed and picked at random from a long list that the bad guys have previously found. The bad guys choose […]

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    Office Updates (April 2019)

    May 6th, 2019 by

    Thanks to Susan Bradley for this summary. April’s Office security fixes include: Office 2016 4462213 – Office; vulnerability in Access Connectivity Engine 4462236 – Excel; also fixes Japanese-era date crash 4462242 – Office; plus more-minor fixes Office 2013 4462204 – Office; vulnerability in Access Connectivity Engine 4462209 – Excel; also fixes Japanese-era date crash 4464504 […]

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    Security Mailer (2019 #18)

    May 5th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 18 Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates General Security reviews last week Miscellaneous updates and announcements

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