Exploits

Microsoft pushes patch to prevent ‘WannaCry level’ vulnerability - This month marks two years since the infamous WannaCry attack. Now a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) vulnerability has been discovered that could be used in a similar large-scale attack—though Microsoft has released a patch. Have you updated yet?
Google Chrome zero-day: Now is the time to update and restart your browser - A particularly dangerous Google Chrome zero-day is already being used in real-world attacks. Despite Google's auto update feature, users will need to close and restart their browser in order to be protected.
Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) vulnerabilities - The Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) is an essential element of online authentication. But are you aware of all the known vulnerabilities? And, more importantly, have you patched them?
Exploit kits: Spring 2018 review - In this Spring 2018 snapshot, we review the top exploit kits observed in the wild.
Blocks for Flash and others coming to Office 365 - If you make use of Flash or Silverlight in your day-to-day activities, you may need to have a word with IT. For everyone else, your Office 365 experience is about to become a lot more secure.
New Flash Player zero-day comes inside Office document - Threat actors are targeting South Korea with a Flash Player zero-day in limited attacks, according to Adobe.
Meltdown and Spectre fallout: patching problems persist - In the days since Meltdown and Spectre have been made public, we’ve tracked which elements of the design flaw, known as speculative execution, are vulnerable and how different vendors are handling the patching process.
Use TeamViewer? Fix this dangerous permissions bug with an update - A potentially dangerous permissions bug in TeamViewer grants unauthorised access to either the client or the server—and patches may take up to a week to fully roll out.
A look into the global drive-by cryptocurrency mining phenomenon - As drive-by downloads slow down, drive-by cryptocurrency mining emerges as the latest annoyance that hijacks our PCs' CPU.

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