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New Zealand Internet Task Force
New Zealand Internet Task Force welcomes new CERT security team
The New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF) has welcomed New Zealand’s new Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) with open arms.
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Router
Strategy for cyber crime: own the routers, own the Internet
Mobile devices & smart TVs controlled by cyber criminals make scary headlines. There's something scarier – the possibility that routers can be owned.
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Ransomware
Ransomware was 2016's hottest ticket as attacks spiked to whopping 752%
Ransomware has seen a 752% increase in use over 2016, resulting in $1 billion in losses for enterprises worldwide.
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WordPress
WordPress releases 4.7.3 update to address major security issues
WordPress is encouraging all users to upgrade to its new 4.7.3 version, saying that users of older versions may still be susceptible to cyber attacks.
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VoIP / SIP
Trustwave exposes backdoor in DblTek devices; vendor issues poor patch & goes silent
DblTek left vulnerabilities in its IoT devices, tried to hide the vulnerability, issued shoddy patches and cut off all contact with Trustwave.
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Flexera
The stats are in: Japanese PC users at risk of attack through old and unpatched software
The average private user has 63 programs on their PC from 21 different vendors. 7% of those are at the end of their life, meaning they're not patched.
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Flexera
Australia’s vulnerabilities unmasked as survey reveals top unpatched & old programs
The average private user has 77 programs on their PC and 7.1% of those are at the end of their life (EOL) and no longer patched by the vendor.
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Ransomware
Ransomware exploit kits pose huge risk for unpatched organisations
Ransomware exploit kits are making it easier for attackers to target enterprises, because they're so simple to enact, Trend Micro warns.
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Trend Micro
How a Microsoft Edge hole spread 'malvertising' & stayed off the radar
Proofpoint and Trend Micro have discovered a large-scale 'malvertising' campaign through Microsoft Edge, enacted by threat actors known as AdGholas.
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Hackers
Kaspersky Labs offers $50,000 'bug bounty' to security researchers
Security researchers Kaspersky Lab & bug bounty platform Hacker One are co-launching a Bug Bounty Program that offers $50,000 to security researchers.
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Asustor
Asustor combats security vulnerabilities with latest upgrades
Asustor has just released ADM 2.6.3 in response to the many security vulnerabilities affecting users.
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Security vulnerabilities
Major security flaw in Samsung Galaxy devices
Samsung says the flaw is extremely difficult to exploit, but if successful, an attacker could have an enormous amount of access to an affected device.
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Oracle
Oracle fixes Java problems
The company has been under fire over the past week after a report by the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), who issued a warning about the software.
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Microsoft
Microsoft issues IE warning
Targeted attacks using a remote code execution vulnerability are being addressed.
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Microsoft
MS readies 49 security updates
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday update is going to be a record breaker.
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Cybersecurity
SharePoint vulnerability patch incoming
The problem was identified on April 29th and Microsoft has since been working on a fix.
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Microsoft
Another big Microsoft Patch Tuesday coming
Microsoft is planning a major raft of security fixes this<br />month in its monthly Patch Tuesday update.
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Microsoft
Another big Patch Tuesday
Microsoft’s monthly Patch Tuesday is a big one, containing 13 security bulletins to fix 26 vulnerabilities in Windows and Office.
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Microsoft
Emergency patch issued for Internet Explorer
Microsoft has issued a special patch for its Internet Explorer browser to fix a detected vulnerability.
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Microsoft
More Windows patches this week
Microsoft Windows users can expect another raft of important security updates this week.
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Microsoft
October Windows updates available
Microsoft's monthly Patch Tuesday, when it issues online updates for its operating systems, has set a new record this month.