Adobe Snuffs Critical Bugs in Acrobat, Experience ManagerAdobe releases security updates for 59 bugs affecting its core products, including Adobe Acrobat Reader, XMP Toolkit SDK and Photoshop.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, September 2021 EditionMicrosoft today pushed software updates to plug dozens of security holes in Windows and related products, including a vulnerability that is already being exploited in active attacks. Also, Apple has issued an emergency update to fix a flaw that's reportedly been abused to install spyware on iOS products, and Google's got a new version of Chrome that tackles two zero-day flaws. Finally, Adobe has released critical security updates for Acrobat, Reader and a slew of other software.
Microsoft Patches Actively Exploited Windows Zero-Day BugOn Patch Tuesday, Microsoft fixed 66 CVEs, including an RCE bug in MSHTML under active attack as threat actors passed around guides for the drop-dead simple exploit.
2021’s Most Dangerous Software WeaknessesSaryu Nayyar, CEO at Gurucul, peeks into Mitre's list of dangerous software bug types, highlighting that the oldies are still the goodies for attackers.
Paving the Way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A Q&A Featuring Zeal Somani
Women alone can be powerful. But women who empower each other can have an even greater impact. In this edition of our blog, Zeal Somani, who was greatly influenced by her grandmother and by her female colleagues, explains that forming close connections with other women and channeling the power of collaboration are key to overcoming unconscious bias that women face in the workplace.
ZLoader’s Back, Abusing Google AdWords, Disabling Windows DefenderThe well-known banking trojan retools for stealth with a whole new attack routine, including using ads for Microsoft TeamViewer and Zoom to lure victims in.
WhatsApp announces end‑to‑end encrypted backups
The Facebook-owned messaging service plans to roll out the feature to both iOS and Android users in the coming weeks.
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Pair of Google Chrome Zero-Day Bugs Actively ExploitedThe security vulnerabilities bring the web behemoth up to 10 browser zero-days found so far this year.
Unpatched Bugs Plague Databases; Your Data Is Probably Not Secure – PodcastImperva's Elad Erez discusses findings that 46 percent of on-prem databases are sitting ducks, unpatched and vulnerable to attack, each with an average of 26 flaws.
Romance, BEC Scams Lands Soldier in Jail for 46 MonthsA former Army Reservist pleaded guilty to scamming the elderly with catfishing and stealing from veterans.
The state of ransomware: national emergencies and million-dollar blackmailBanks, however, have experienced the highest volume of ransomware attacks this year.
BlackMatter Ransomware Hits Japanese Tech Giant OlympusThe incident that occurred Sept. 8 and affected its EMEA IT systems seems to signal a return to business as usual for ransomware groups.
HP patches severe OMEN driver privilege escalation vulnerabilityThe bug can be used to achieve kernel-mode permissions.
Close to half of on-prem databases contain vulnerabilities, with many critical flawsThe Microsoft Exchange attack wave revealed the risks, but patching isn't always straightforward.
What is a cyberattack surface and how can you reduce it?
Discover the best ways to mitigate your organization's attack surface, in order to maximize cybersecurity.
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