What do zombie video games, North Korea, and emergency telephone systems have in common? They’ve all been compromised by cyber attackers this week.
Too much security news, and too little time? Let me summarize the highlights for you in my weekly InfoSec recap video. This week I cover two trojans targeting point-of-sale (POS) computers, a few software updates, a targeted spear phishing campaign spreading Android malware, and the record-breaking SpamHaus DDoS attack, which didn’t really break the Internet despite some reports. Click play for the details
As part of their semiannual patch day, Cisco released seven security advisories describing different Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerabilities affecting the IOS software that primarily ships with their routers. The seven flaws differ technically, and lie within various IOS components,
Though not the biggest on record, today’s Patch Day is no slouch.
As expected, Microsoft released a dozen security bulletins, fixing 57 vulnerabilities that affect a range of their software, including:
Are you ready for the first Patch Day of 2013? If you run a Microsoft shop (Mac users need not apply this month), get ready as you’ll want to install some of today’s updates as soon as you can.
If you’re anything like me, your late December schedule is quickly filling with holiday parties, family activities, and seasonal days off. This means if you want to secure your Microsoft environment before the end of the year, you better get started earlier rather than later.
Today, Microsoft released two security bulletins describing vulnerabilities that affect Windows and components that ship with it. Each vulnerability affects different versions of Windows to varying degrees.