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Microsoft has once again released a batch of essential security updates for users of its software. One of the flaws (CVE-2017-8759) addressed by Microsoft’s patches is a previously unknown vulnerability in the .Net framework. The zero-day vulnerability was being actively exploited in attacks which targeted Russian-speaking users with poisoned Word documents that served up a […]

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We live in a reality of continually multiplying attack vectors. Hackers are using increasingly brazen methods to break past perimeter defenses, using stolen credentials and backdoors, phishing, spyware and malware, brute force, and more. Once attackers have successfully breached a network, they typically have plenty of time to do significant damage. According to the Verizon […]

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More than 500 Android mobile apps have been removed from Google Play after it was discovered that an embedded advertising SDK could be leveraged to quietly install spyware on devices. The SDK, called Igexin, was developed by a Chinese company and may have been used to install malware that could, among other things, exfiltrate logs […]

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