Weekly Security Summary Around The World

This week we published a security alert about a new wave of spam campaigns containing the Emotet banking trojan that can exploit Windows admin rights on users’ PC. We also included a protection guide to better fight against these online threats. 1. Top 25 Worst, Most Insecure Passwords Used in 2017 How secure are your passwords? Are you …

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The most important story of this week was probably the one about a security breach suffered by NiceHash, one of the most popular crypto-mining marketplaces. The the stolen money was tracked to a single Bitcoin wallet and the amount was estimated at $70 million. Curious to read what happened this week in the industry? Here …

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Microsoft Releases Emergency Windows Security Update

Running Microsoft’s Windows operating system, then you need to apply this emergency patch immediately. By immediately, I mean now! Microsoft just has released an emergency security patch to address a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in its Malware Protection Engine (MPE) that could allow an attacker to take full control of a victim’s PC. Enabled by …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

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Curious to know what happened this week in cyber security?  Here are most important stories of the past days in our weekly security round-up, so keep calm and read the news: 1. Only 12% of Organizations are Likely to Detect a Sophisticated Cyber Attack According to the EY survey of nearly 1,200 C-level leaders of the …

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This week we wrote two articles about three WordPress plugins and Microsoft Word Vulnerability. Microsoft Word Vulnerability was there for 17 years but no one was aware of this. Read and take action as now these vulnerability is now in public domain. The most important story of the week was the one about Apple’s Face …

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Vulnerability In Microsoft Word Went Unnoticed For 17 Years

November Patch Update

Researchers claim Microsoft Word vulnerability, patched today, has existed for 17 years. Microsoft today released 53 security patches for the month of November as part of its routine Spot Tuesday upgrade. Among the solutions addresses CVE-2017-11882, an imperfection that has actually existed, undetected, in Microsoft Word for the past 17 years. The solutions introduced today …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

The most important story of the week was the one about a fake Whatsapp application found in Google Play store that tricked over a million of users into downloading it. Let’s find out what happened in cyber security industry this week in our weekly security roundup. Grab your coffee or tea and read the news! …

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Locky Ransomware Takes Another Turn

A recently found strain of Locky ransomware has actually been uncovered masquerading as genuine Microsoft Word files. An additional advancement of Locky ransomware is spreading out with destructive add-ons camouflaged as genuine files from efficiency applications like Microsoft Word and also Libre Office. Avira Lab identified the ransomware previously today. This type of Locky has the …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

This week we could not publish any article due to my bad health so now let’s see the major stories of the past days in our weekly round-up. As always, the cyber-security landscape brings new challenges, so read on and keep yourselves informed! 1.Unencrypted USB stick with 2.5GB of data detailing airport security found in …

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