Saturday, January 19, 2019
Security Affairs

6 Reasons We Need to Boost Cybersecurity Focus in 2019

Paying attention to cybersecurity is more important than ever in 2019. But, some companies are still unwilling to devote the necessary resources to securing their infrastructures against cyberattacks, and naive individuals think they’re immune to the tactics of cybercriminals,...
Security Affairs

A bug in Microsoft partner portal ‘exposes ‘ support requests to all partners, fortunately, no customer data was exposed. The Register in exclusive reported that Microsoft partner portal ‘exposed ‘every’ support request filed worldwide.’ Tickets submitted from all over the...
Security Affairs

Oracle critical patch advisory addresses 284 flaws, 33 critical

Oracle released the first critical patch advisory for 2019 that addresses a total of 284 vulnerabilities, 33 of them are rated “critical”. Let’s give a close look at some of the vulnerabilities fixed by this patch advisory. The advisory fixed the...
Security Affairs

Drupal fixes 2 critical code execution issues flaws in Drupal 7, 8.5 and 8.6

Drupal released security updates for Drupal 7, 8.5 and 8.6 that address two “critical” security vulnerabilities that could be exploited for arbitrary code execution. The first vulnerability could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code. The...
Security Affairs

Too many issues in Pentagon networks expose it to cybersecurity risks

A new security assessment conducted by the Defense Department Inspector General revealed that the Pentagon is still exposed to many cyber risks, The report published by the Defense Department Inspector General on January 9, shows a worrisome situation, there are 266 issue,...
Security Affairs

Mozilla will disable Adobe Flash by default starting from Firefox 69

Starting from Firefox 69, Mozilla will disable Adobe Flash by default, a process that aims to completely remove the support for the popular plugin.  Mozilla announced that the Firefox 69 will no longer support Adobe Flash due to a large...
Security Affairs

Zurich refuses to pay Mondelez for NotPetya damages because it’s ‘an act of war’

Zurich American Insurance Company is refusing to refund its client because consider the attack as “an act of war” that is not covered by its policy. The US food giant Mondelez is suing Zurich for $100 Million after the insurance...
Security Affairs

British hacker sentenced to jail for attack on Liberian Telecoms firms

The British hacker Daniel Kaye has been sentenced to 32 months in prison for the cyberattack on Liberian telecom firms. The British hacker Daniel Kaye (29) has been sentenced to 32 months in prison for the 2016 attack that took down telecommunications...
Security Affairs

British hacker sentenced to jail for attack on Liberian Telecoms firms

The British hacker Daniel Kaye has been sentenced to 32 months in prison for the cyberattack on Liberian telecom firms. The British hacker Daniel Kaye (29) has been sentenced to 32 months in prison for the 2016 attack that took down telecommunications...
Security Affairs

CISCO addresses DoS bugs in CISCO ESA products

Cisco addressed two DoS vulnerabilities in CISCO ESA products that can be exploited by remote unauthenticated attacker. Cisco fixed two denial-of-service (DoS) flaws in Email Security Appliance (ESA) products that can be exploited by a remote unauthenticated attacker. The first flaw...
Security Affairs

Three security bugs found in the popular Linux suite systemd

Experts disclosed three flaws in the systemd, a software suite that provides fundamental building blocks for Linux operating systems. Security firm Qualys has disclosed three flaws (CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865, and CVE-2018-16866 ) in a component of systemd, a software suite that...
Security Affairs

First Google security patches for Android in 2019 fix a critical flaw

Google released its security patches for Android in 2019 that addressed tens of vulnerabilities in the popular mobile OS. Google released the first batch of security patches for Android in 2019 that addressed tens of flaws, the most severe of...
Security Affairs

Microsoft January 2019 Patch Tuesday updates fix 7 critical vulnerabilities

Microsoft has released theJanuary 2019 Patch Tuesday updates that address 51 vulnerabilities in Windows OSs and other products. Microsoft has released Microsoft January 2019 Patch Tuesday that solve 51 vulnerabilities in Windows operating system and in the following solutions: Adobe Flash PlayerInternet ExplorerMicrosoft EdgeMicrosoft WindowsMicrosoft Office...
Security Affairs

Adobe addresses ‘Important’ Flaws in Connect, Digital Editions

Adobe’s Patch Tuesday security updates for January 2019 fix two flaws rated as “important” in the Connect and Digital Editions products. Adobe’s Patch Tuesday security updates for January 2019 fix two “important” vulnerabilities in the Connect and Digital Editions ebook...
Security Affairs

Nine 2019 Cybersecurity Predictions

Wondering about the state of global cybersecurity in 2019? Wonder no more with these nine cybersecurity predictions for where the new year will take us — and what it means for our digital properties, online lives and livelihoods. 1. Everybody...
ZDNet

Websites can steal browser data via extensions APIs

Researcher finds nearly 200 Chrome, Firefox, and Opera extensions vulnerable to attacks from malicious sites.
Security Affairs

6 Reasons We Need to Boost Cybersecurity Focus in 2019

Paying attention to cybersecurity is more important than ever in 2019. But, some companies are still unwilling to devote the necessary resources to securing their infrastructures against cyberattacks, and naive individuals think they’re immune to the tactics of cybercriminals,...
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Fortnite Vulnerabilities Allow Hackers To Take Over Gamers’ Accounts, Data And In-Game Currency

Cybersecurity researchers today shared details of vulnerabilities that could have affected any player of the hugely popular online battle game, Fortnite. If exploited, the vulnerability would have given an attacker full access to a user’s account and their personal information  as well...

DNC Accuses Russia, ACLU Sues ICE, and More Security News This Week

Trump dominated security headlines this week, but there's plenty of other news to catch up on.
SecurityWeek

Bulgaria Extradites Russian Hacker to US: Embassy

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said Saturday. read more