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Microsoft Releases November 2017 Security Updates

Description: Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. The November security release consists of security updates for the following software: Internet Explorer Microsoft Edge Microsoft Windows Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps ASP.NET Core and .NET Core Chakra Core Impact: A remote attacker could exploit some...

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15 Nov 2017
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Joomla! Releases Security Update

Description: Joomla! has released version 3.8.2 of its Content Management System (CMS) software to address multiple vulnerabilities. Impact: A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to obtain sensitive information. Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information. Reference URL’s: https://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/5716-joomla-3-8-2-release.html

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15 Nov 2017
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Script Kiddie Nightmare: IoT Attack Code Embedded with Backdoor [source : newskysecurity]

The IoT threat landscape is proving to be the fastest to evolve, with attacks shifting from basic password guessing, to using a variety of exploits as seen recently in the IoTroop/Reaper botnet. Enter the script kiddie — amateurish hackers that copy/paste code for quick results. With the numerous disclosures of proof-of-concept IoT exploit code,...

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15 Nov 2017
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A look into the global drive-by cryptocurrency mining phenomenon [source: malwarebytes]

An important milestone in the history of cryptomining happened around mid-September when a company called Coinhive launched a service that could mine for a digital currency known as Monero directly within a web browser. JavaScript-based mining is cross-platform compatible and works on all modern browsers. Indeed, just about anybody visiting a particular website can...

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08 Nov 2017
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