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    Security Mailer (2020 # 42)

    October 18th, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 42 Adobe updates Flash Player Mozilla updates Firefox and Thunderbird Linux updates and patches Microsoft Tuesday updates and patches Security Advisories Security Updates revised Manifest v3 tests in Edge General Security reviews last week SonicWall VPN’s need patching Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Breach Twitter locks Trump’s account Barnes and Nobel Breach

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    Did you eat at Dickey’s BBQ? 3 Million card data stolen!

    October 16th, 2020 by

    Breach at Dickey’s BBQ Smokes 3M Cards “One of the digital underground’s most popular stores for peddling stolen credit card information began selling a batch of more than three million new card records this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned the data was stolen in a lengthy data breach at more than 100 Dickey’s Barbeque Restaurant locations […]

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    AVTest tested 22 Security Suites

    October 15th, 2020 by

    Test: 22 Internet Security Suites under Windows 10 “What is the best security package for Windows 10? Well, there are many to choose from! Of the 22 antivirus solutions for Windows 10, the TOP PRODUCT rating was awarded to 16 of them for their test performance. But there are also some surprises.”  

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    Microsoft Patch Tuesday, October 2020 Edition

    October 14th, 2020 by

    Microsoft Patch Tuesday, October 2020 Edition “It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! In keeping with that theme, if you (ab)use Microsoft Windows computers you should be aware the company shipped a bevy of software updates today to fix at least 87 security problems in Windows and programs that run on top of the operating system. That means […]

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    Security Mailer (2020 # 40)

    October 4th, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 40 Apple iOS 14 problems Cisco security advisories Linux updates and patches Microsoft Security Update for Netlogon revised General Security reviews last week New Wireshark release

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    Companies may be sanctioned if paying Ransomware

    October 2nd, 2020 by

    US govt warns of sanction risks for facilitating ransomware payments “The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today said that organizations that assist ransomware victims to make ransom payments are facing sanctions risks as their actions could violate OFAC regulations.”

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