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    Data Leak at First American Financial Corp – 885 Million records exposed!

    August 13th, 2019 by

    SEC Investigating Data Leak at First American Financial Corp.

    “The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating a security failure on the Web site of real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. that exposed more than 885 million personal and financial records tied to mortgage deals going back to 2003, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.”

     

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    Security Mailer (2019 #32)

    August 11th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 #32

    • Cisco security advisories
    • Linux updates
    • Microsoft security bulletin revised
    • General Security page reviews last week

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 31)

    August 4th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 31

    • Cisco security advisorie
    • Linux update
    • Microsoft advisory update
    • General Security review of last week
      • iOS 0-day exploits released

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 30)

    July 28th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 30

    • Apple updates everything
    • Browser Pale Moon update;
    • Cisco security advisory
    • Linux updates
    • Microsoft security advisory
    • General Security review of last week

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    Russian meddling in social media and email accounts used by election officials

    July 26th, 2019 by

    The Unsexy Threat to Election Security

    “Much has been written about the need to further secure our elections, from ensuring the integrity of voting machines to combating fake news. But according to a report quietly issued by a California grand jury this week, more attention needs to be paid to securing social media and email accounts used by election officials at the state and local level.”

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    Security Mailer (2019 – #29)

    July 21st, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 Number 29

    • Cisco security advisories
    • Java updates
    • Linux updates
    • Microsoft security update revised
    • Oracle quarterly security updates
    • General Security review of last week
      • Wireshark updates
      • new spam s tries to trick the unwary into opening a OneNote Audio Note

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 28)

    July 14th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 Number 28

    • Adobe
      • Security bulletins
      • Flash Player update
    • Mozilla updates
      • Firefox
      • Firefox ESR
      • Thunderbird
    • Cisco Security Advisories
    • Linux updates
    • Microsoft
      • Tuesday update and known issues
      • Security Advisories
      • Security updates revised
      • Astaroth malware
      • Attacks on Outlook
      • Telemetry added to Windows 7 patch
      • Windows 10 1903 known issues
    • General Security reviews last week

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    Yet Another misleading and dangerous article on Windows 10 problems in Forbes

    July 9th, 2019 by

    The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again

    I’ve stopped passing on useless (and dangerous) articles from most “main stream” media (print and video). At best, they are misleading and at worst dangerous. 500K folks have read this POS and are probably scared by it.

    Windows 10 has enough real problems, let’s not clutter things up with bullshit like this one…

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    Security Mailer (2019 #27)

    July 7th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 27

    • browser Pale Moon updated twice this week
    • Cisco security advisories;
    • Linux updates
    • General Security review of last weeks vulnerabilities

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 26)

    July 1st, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 19 Number 26

    • Cisco Security Advisories
    • Linux updates & patches
    • Microsoft update revisions, advisory
    • General Security section reviews last week
      • Netwire malware abusing Firefox vulnerability
      • TCP Sack Panic affects Sophos users
      • DHS releases Office 365 security best practices book – well written and a link for you to get your own copy

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