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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in October 2017
A Checklist for Securing the Internet of Things
Commentary  |  10/26/2017  | 
IoT devices promise endless benefits, but they also come with serious security issues. Use this checklist to make sure your company stays safe.
Why Patching Software Is Hard: Organizational Challenges
Commentary  |  10/25/2017  | 
The Equifax breach shows how large companies can stumble when it comes to patching. Organizational problems can prevent best practices from being enforced.
Why Patching Software Is Hard: Technical Challenges
Commentary  |  10/24/2017  | 
Huge companies like Equifax can stumble over basic technical issues. Here's why.
The Week in Crypto: Bad News for SSH, WPA2, RSA & Privacy
News  |  10/20/2017  | 
Between KRACK, ROCA, new threats to SSH keys, and the European Commission's loosey-goosey stance on encryption backdoors, it's been a difficult time for cryptography.
Reuters: Microsoft's 2013 Breach Hit Bug Repository, Insiders Say
Quick Hits  |  10/17/2017  | 
Five anonymous former Microsoft employees tell Reuters that Microsoft's database of internally discovered vulnerabilities was compromised in 2013, but Microsoft will not confirm it occurred.
Adobe Patches Flash ZeroDay Used To Plant Surveillance Software
Quick Hits  |  10/16/2017  | 
Second time in four weeks FINSPY "lawful intercept" tool and a zero-day found together.
Unstructured Data: The Threat You Cannot See
Commentary  |  10/10/2017  | 
Why security teams needs to take a cognitive approach to the increasing volumes of data flowing from sources they don't control.
What Security Teams Need to Know about the NIAC Report
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
Which of the recommendations made by the NIAC working group will affect security teams the most, and how should they prepare?


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I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
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Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2022-26773
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in iTunes 12.12.4 for Windows. An application may be able to delete files for which it does not have permission.
CVE-2022-26774
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in iTunes 12.12.4 for Windows. A local attacker may be able to elevate their privileges.
CVE-2022-26775
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
An integer overflow was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in Security Update 2022-004 Catalina, macOS Monterey 12.4. An attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
CVE-2022-26776
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
This issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.4, macOS Big Sur 11.6.6. An attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
CVE-2022-29632
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
An arbitrary file upload vulnerability in the component /course/api/upload/pic of Roncoo Education v9.0.0 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.