Apple Security – JAN-2019 updates released

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https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/02/07/Apple-Releases-Multiple-Security-Updates Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products, including the recently discovered FaceTime vulnerability. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.   The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), encourages users and administrators to […]

Security – UAC can mitigate attacks in 2019

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Years ago, UAC was introduced in Windows Vista and there have been mixed past reviews.  It was felt to be too restrictive originally in Vista, resulting in frequent prompting for permissions from user.  However as documented in this interesting PENTEST account, it can stop or slow some attacks from the outside, when strategically enabled. https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/UAC+is+not+all+that+bad+really/24620/ […]


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