Remotely Killing Car Engines, Password Expiration Policies, Facial Recognition at Airports, InfoSec vs. Cybersecurity

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SandboxEscaper Drops 4 Windows Zero-Days on GitHub

SandboxEscaper Drops 4 Windows Zero-Days

A Belgian security researcher just unleashed four Windows zero-days. T. van Houtte, also known as SandboxEscaper, dropped her proofs-of-concept onto GitHub this week ...
Security Boulevard
The UK Government Huawei Dilemma and the Brexit Factor

The UK Government Huawei Dilemma and the Brexit Factor

In the last couple of days, Google announced it will be putting restrictions on Huawei’s access to its Android operating system, massively threatening Huawei's smartphone market. Meanwhile, UK based chip designer ARM ...
Microsoft Again Most Spoofed as Office 365 Phishing Evolves

Microsoft Again Most Spoofed as Office 365 Phishing Evolves

 Microsoft is No. 1 again—for all the wrong reasons. The latest “Phishers’ Favorites” report, which highlights brands with the most unique phishing URLs detected by Vade Secure, ranked Microsoft the top impersonated ...
Security Boulevard

Critical WhatsApp Vulnerability, Facial Recognition Ban, Wormable Flaw in Windows

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for May 20th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: A serious spyware vulnerability in WhatsApp, San Francisco bans facial recognition, and ...

Decentralized identity and the path to digital privacy

This week the European Identity and Cloud Conference took place, where Joy Chik, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Identity was talking. She was actually announcing some very interesting efforts around identity and privacy, ...

WhatsApp, Microsoft and Intel Chip Vulnerabilities

Quickly applying software updates (patching) to mitigate security vulnerabilities is a cornerstone of both a home and business security strategy. So it was interesting to see how the mainstream news media reported ...
Windows RDP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (BlueKeep) – How to Detect and Patch

Windows RDP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (BlueKeep) – How to Detect and Patch

This month’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday included a very high-risk vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708, aka BlueKeep) in Remote Desktop that impacts Windows XP, Windows 7, Server 2003, Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2. This vulnerability ...
Microsoft worm warning: Windows users urged to patch now

Microsoft worm warning: Windows users urged to patch now

Microsoft is urging computer users to patch their systems now against a critical vulnerability that could be exploited by a fast-moving worm. The vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) is in Remote Desktop Services (formerly known ...

May 2019 Patch Tuesday – 79 Vulns, 22 Critical, RDP RCE, MDS Attacks, Adobe Vulns

This month’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday addresses 79 vulnerabilities with 22 of them labeled as Critical. Of the 22 Critical vulns, 18 are for scripting engines and browsers. The remaining 4 are remote ...
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