Saturday, July 20, 2019
Security Affairs

Israel surveillance firm NSO group can mine data from major social media

The Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group informed its clients that it is able to scoop user data by mining from major social media. The Financial Times reported that the Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group informed its clients that it is...
Security Affairs

The Problem With the Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act

The Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act may provide business owners with access to government-level tools to secure small business against attacks. Perhaps the best approach to rampant malware, ransomware and cybercrime is stronger cooperation between the public and private sectors....
Security Affairs

SAP Patch Day – July 2019 addresses a critical flaw in Diagnostics Agent

SAP released 11 Security Notes as part of the Patch Day – July 2019, one of which was a Hot News Note addressing a critical flaw in Diagnostics Agent. This month SAP released 11 Security Notes as part of the...
Security Affairs

NCSC report warns of DNS Hijacking Attacks

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued a security advisory to warn organizations of DNS hijacking attacks and provided recommendations this type of attack. In response to the numerous DNS hijacking attacks the UK’s National Cyber Security...
Security Affairs

Intel addresses high severity flaw in Processor Diagnostic Tool

Intel Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 address a serious flaw in Processor Diagnostic Tool and minor issue in the Solid State Drives (SSD) for Data Centers (DC). Intel’s Patch Tuesday security updates for July 2019 address a serious flaw...
Security Affairs

Parents’ Guide for Safe YouTube and Internet Streaming for Kids

You work hard to keep your kids safe from so many different dangers, but every day they are exposed to countless threats online.  Predators, disturbing content, identity theft attempts, and other things you wouldn’t let them experience in real life are...
Security Affairs

Adobe Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 address only 5 minor flaws

Adobe Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 address minor vulnerabilities in the Bridge CC, Experience Manager and Dreamweaver products. Good news for Adobe users, Adobe Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 address only minor flaws in the Bridge CC, Experience Manager,...
Security Affairs

UK ICO proposes a $123 million fine for Marriott 2014 data breach

The UK’s data privacy regulator plans to fine giant hotel chain Marriott International with a £99 million ($123 million) under GDPR over 2014 data breach. The company replied that it will fight against the fine, it could reply to the UK...
Security Affairs

Microsoft released Patch Tuesday security updates for July 2019

Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 address a total of 77 vulnerabilities, 14 rated as Critical, 62 as Important, and only 1 as Moderate in severity. Microsoft released Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 that address a total of 77 vulnerabilities, 14 rated as Critical,...
Security Affairs

Tens of VMware Products affected by SACK Panic and SACK Slowness flaws

Tens of VMware products are affected by recently discovered SACK Panic and SACK Slowness Linux kernel vulnerabilities. At least 30 VMware products are affectedby recently discovered SACK Panic and SACK Slowness Linux kernel vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities could be exploited by a remote unauthenticated...
Security Affairs

Google addressed three critical code execution flaws in Android Media Framework

Google released the July 2019 security patches for the Android OS that address a total of 33 vulnerabilities, including 9 issues rated as Critical. The most severe flaw addressed by Google is a critical security issue (CVE-2019-2106) affecting the Media...
Security Affairs

Firefox finally addressed the Antivirus software TLS Errors

Firefox finally addressed the issues with antivirus apps crashing HTTPS websites starting with the release of Firefox 68. Mozilla announced that it will resolve the issues that caused antivirus apps crashing HTTPs websites with the release of Firefox 68...
Security Affairs

Singapore Government will run its third bug bounty program

Singapore has announced the third bug bounty program aimed at assessing the security of government systems exposed online. The government of Singapore has announced its third bug bounty program aimed at assessing the level of security implemented for government systems...
Security Affairs

Is Your Browser Secure? Here’s How to Secure Your Web Browser Against Attacks!

Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Opera, no matter which web browser you use, here’s what you need to know to protect them against attacks. There are a number of web browsers available for surfing sites and accessing the...
Security Affairs

Security Affairs newsletter Round 220 – News of the week

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. Kindle Edition Paper Copy Once again thank you! Expert released PoC for Outlook for Android flaw addressed by Microsoft Hundreds...

Cisco Patches Critical Flaw in Vision Dynamic Signage Director

Cisco this week released a security patch for the Vision Dynamic Signage Director, to address a Critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary actions on the local system.  Tracked as CVE-2019-1917, the vulnerability was found in the REST...

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal

This week, a Netflix documentary on Cambridge Analytica sheds light on one of the most complex scandals of our time. Carole Cadwalladr, who broke the story and appears in the film, looks at the fallout – and finds ‘surveillance...
SecurityWeek

Scotland Yard Twitter and Emails Hacked

London's Metropolitan Police apologised Saturday after its Twitter, emails and news pages were targeted by hackers and began pumping out a series of bizarre messages. read more

Browser Extensions Scraped Data From Millions of People

Slack passwords, NSO spyware, and more of the week's top security news.
ZDNet

Hackers breach FSB contractor, expose Tor deanonymization project and more

SyTech, the hacked company, was working on research projects for the FSB, Russia's intelligence service.