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Identity Documents Exposed in FedEx-Owned Amazon S3 Bucket
More than 119,000 scanned identity documents, including passports and drivers’ licenses, belonging to people from the United States and abroad were exposed in an insecure Amazon S3 storage bucket. The storage bucket ...
Security Boulevard’s 5 Most-Read Stories for the Week, Feb. 12-16
Another week has gone by with our fair share of security stories. This week the 2018 Winter Olympic Games dominated the headlines, as well as the cyberattacks on the Olympics website. Missed ...
Microsoft Fixes 50 Flaws in Windows, Outlook, Office and Browsers
Microsoft released patches for 50 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Outlook, Edge and Internet Explorer, 14 of which are rated critical. The company also released additional protections for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU ...
Hackers Exploit Right-to-Left Override Bug in Telegram to Distribute Malware
Hackers have exploited a bug in how Telegram’s Windows messaging client displays file names that contain a right-to-left override (RLO) character, to infect users with malware. The RLO character, represented by “U+202E” ...
Destructive Malware Used to Attack Winter Olympics Infrastructure
The Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, started off with a cyberattack that disrupted the games’ official website and caused technical problems in the press center at the Olympic Stadium shortly ...
Lenovo Warns ThinkPads Vulnerable to Wi-Fi Flaws
Lenovo has warned customers that 24 models of its ThinkPad laptops, which are popular with business users, are affected by two critical vulnerabilities in Broadcom wireless controllers. The flaws, tracked as CVE-2017-11120 ...
Intel Releases Microcode Spectre Patches for Skylake CPUs
Intel continues to release CPU microcode updates that include mitigation for the Spectre vulnerability announced in January. This week the company released fixes for several CPUs on the Skylake platform. The company’s ...
Unpatched Vulnerability Exposes WordPress Sites to Denial-of-Service Attacks
Attackers can render many WordPress websites unresponsive by exploiting an unpatched vulnerability in core modules that loads JS and CSS files to improve performance. The issue stems from the “load” parameter in ...
Adobe Fixes Flash Player Zero-Day Vulnerability
Adobe has released an emergency update for Flash Player to fix a critical zero-day vulnerability that already has been used in targeted attacks by North Korean hackers. News of the vulnerability broke ...
Adobe Confirms Unpatched Flash Player Vulnerability Used in Attacks
Adobe Systems has confirmed that attackers are in possession of an exploit for a critical zero-day vulnerability in Flash Player that will be patched over the coming days. News of the flaw ...
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