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    4 restaurant chains breached – 4 Million cards exposed

    November 28th, 2019 by

    Sale of 4 Million Stolen Cards Tied to Breaches at 4 Restaurant Chains – THANKS TO BRIAN KREBS “n Nov. 23, one of the cybercrime underground’s largest bazaars for buying and selling stolen payment card data announced the immediate availability of some four million freshly-hacked debit and credit cards. KrebsOnSecurity has learned this latest batch […]

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    Possible Conflict Windows 10 1909 vs TurboTax

    November 26th, 2019 by

    I haven’t heard of anyone else reporting this, but just in case, here’s what happened: I installed the   November Cumulative Update (KB4524570)  followed by Feature update to Windows 10, version 1909 shortly after 1909 was available (yeah, I’m a “bleeding edge” kind of guy!). Both were installed with no apparent issues. It was only after […]

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    Macy’s Suffers Data Breach

    November 19th, 2019 by

    Macy’s Suffers Data Breach by Magecart Cybercriminals “The department store Macy’s is warning that web skimmer malware was discovered on Macys.com collecting customers’ payment card information. The attack has been linked to Magecart, a notorious umbrella group made up of various cybercriminal affiliates that is known for injecting payment card skimmers into ecommerce websites.”

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 46)

    November 17th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 Number 46 Adobe Security Bulletins Updates Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates Microsoft Tuesday security updates revised updates security advisories Windows 10 1909 released General Security Review of last week Startpage Search owner changes Disney+ launch marred

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    WIndows 10 Version 1909 is available (if you dare)!!

    November 15th, 2019 by

    What’s new for IT pros in Windows 10, version 1909  

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 45)

    November 12th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 Number 45 Cisco security advisories Linux updates General Security review last week

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    October non security office updates

    November 6th, 2019 by

    November 5, 2019 Office 2016 Update for Microsoft Access 2016 (KB4475539) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484138) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484137) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4475588) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4475552) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484145) Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4484139) Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (KB4484134) Update for […]

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    Security Mailer (2019 #44)

    November 3rd, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 Number 44 Apple Security Updates Browser updates Chrome Firefox Thunderbird upcoming Firefox releases; Linux updates General security reviews last week CISA warns of North Korean TrojanHoplight, Adobe Creative Cloud users accounts exposed malware targets QNAP NAS devices internet pioneer Leonard Kleinrock returns

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    QNAP NAS devices infected with QSnatch malware

    November 3rd, 2019 by

    Thousands of QNAP NAS devices have been infected with the QSnatch malware “Hackers have infected thousands of network-attached storage (NAS) devices from Taiwanese vendor QNAP with a new strain of malware named QSnatch An analysis of the malware’s code revealed the following capabilities: Modify OS timed jobs and scripts (cronjob, init scripts) Prevent future firmware […]

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    Network Solutions Hacked Again

    November 2nd, 2019 by

    Network Solutions: Important Security Information “What Happened? On October 16, 2019, Network Solutions determined that a third-party gained unauthorized access to a limited number of our computer systems in late August 2019, and as a result, account information may have been accessed. No credit card data was compromised as a result of this incident. Upon […]

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