Mozilla – v70 changes name of Quantum to Firefox browser

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Mozilla plans to roll version 70 during October 23, 2019 according to the release schedule. https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/12/goodbye-firefox-quantum-hello-firefox-browser/ The release of Firefox 57 re-titled the browser to Quantum to push new technologies in the browser to improve all aspects of Firefox and reverse the downwards trend user-wise. Starting with Firefox 70, the new name is Firefox Browser.   […]

Security – 40 Windows drivers contain vulnerabilities

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At the DEFCON 2019 conference, cybersecurity firm Eclypsium shared more than 40 different drivers from 20 hardware vendors poor code that could be potentially exploited for an escalation of privilege attack. https://www.neowin.net/news/more-than-40-windows-drivers-found-to-contain-privilege-of-escalation-vulnerabilities/ https://eclypsium.com/2019/08/10/screwed-drivers-signed-sealed-delivered/ Even more worrisome, all these drivers had been certified by Microsoft.  Microsoft clarified: “In order to exploit vulnerable drivers, an attacker would […]

Security – NCSA webinar small business protection webinar August 13 2019

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https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/08/09/ncsa-webinar-cybersecurity-small-businesses The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and INFOSEC are hosting a webinar to educate small businesses on how to protect against phishing, vishing, and smishing threats. The webinar will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 2-3 p.m. ET.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) encourages small businesses to register for the webinar and visit […]

Adobe Fresco – Advanced art and painting software

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Adobe Fresco offers a new suite of tools for artists, that simulates watercolor & oil techniques realistically as described below https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/12/20794481/adobe-fresco-hands-on-painting-app-ipad-pro https://www.adobe.com/products/fresco.html Built for the latest stylus and touch devices, Adobe Fresco brings together the world’s largest brush collection with revolutionary new technology to deliver a natural painting and drawing experience. For artists, illustrators, animators, […]

Ransomware – High-end DSLR cameras can become infected

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Check Point security has shared a new warning that even high-end DSLR cameras can become infected with ransomware as noted in following links  https://www.pcmag.com/news/370123/dslr-cameras-can-be-infected-with-ransomware https://research.checkpoint.com/say-cheese-ransomware-ing-a-dslr-camera/ Ransomware is a very lucrative business for those distributing it, and it seems there’s no limit to the devices they’ll attempt to infect, including your DSLR camera.   As Check Point Research […]

NMAP 7.80 – New release of PENTEST toolset

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NMAP 7.80 is a comprehensive network vulnerability testing suite & this brand new release offers over 80 new improvements.  The timing of release makes it available also as a tool for the DEFCON 2019 conference. https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Nmap+Defcon+Release+780/25226/ A new version of nmap, 7.80, was released for Defcon.  It comes with a new Npcap driver (Windows) and new […]


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