Mitigating Risk and High-Risk Vulnerabilities in Unsupported Operating Systems: BlueKeep Edition

How many times has a vendor released a critical cybersecurity patch for an operating system that is in “end of life” (EOL), or the lifecycle period where the vendor no longer issues ...
Attackers Still Finding Plenty of Systems Vulnerable to Bluekeep

Attackers Still Finding Plenty of Systems Vulnerable to Bluekeep

Despite the Microsoft-issued patch for BlueKeep, attackers are still exploiting the infamous vulnerability, underlining a problem with the way patches are applied in organizations and by individual users. The SANS Institute observed ...

BlueKeep: What you Need to Know

What is BlueKeep? BlueKeep is the name that has been given to a security vulnerability that was discovered earlier this year in some versions of Microsoft Windows’ implementation of the Remote Desktop ...
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Facebook Data Leaks, Smart Speaker Laser Attack, BlueKeep in the Wild

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 94 for November 11th 2019: Facebook’s Group API data ...
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BlueKeep Panic as RCE RDP Exploit Floods the Net

RDP, Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol, is now coming under attack from hackers trying to spread cryptomining malware ...
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Cyber Security Roundup for August 2019

Twitter boss, Jack Doresy, had his Twitter account was hacked at the end of August, with hackers using his account to send a stream of offensive messages to his 4.2 million followers ...
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Protect Against BlueKeep and the Next Wormable Vulnerability

In May, Microsoft released fixes for BlueKeep, a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services that affected older versions of Windows. Even though Windows 8 and 10 are not vulnerable, ...
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August 2019 Patch Tuesday – 93 Vulns, 29 Critical, 7 Remote Desktop Vulns, Hyper-V, DHCP, Adobe vulns

Update Aug 13, 2019: Detect and Patch Windows Remote Desktop Vulnerabilities This month’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday addresses 93 vulnerabilities with 29 of them labeled as Critical. Of the 29 Critical vulns, 10 ...

Cyber Security Roundup for July 2019

July was a month of mega data privacy fines. The UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) announced it intended to fine British Airways £183 million for last September's data breach, where half a ...
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Is BlueKeep a Perfect Storm for Health Care?

On May 14, Microsoft published an advisory for a newly discovered remote code execution vulnerability. Given the identifier CVE-2019-0708, the vulnerability has been more popularly named “BlueKeep.” According to the advisory, BlueKeep ...
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