Sunday, May 27, 2018
When it comes to patches, how urgent is urgent? [Chet Chat Podcast 268]

When it comes to patches, how urgent is urgent? [Chet Chat...

Chet Chat podcast: Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Greg Iddon discuss the latest cybersecurity issues.
Vega Stealer Malware Takes Aim at Chrome, Firefox

Vega Stealer Malware Takes Aim at Chrome, Firefox

While it’s a simple payload for now, researchers said Vega has the ability to evolve into something more concerning in the future.
Apple boots out apps that abuse location data collection

Apple boots out apps that abuse location data collection

GDPR is coming and Apple's spring cleaning the App Store
Google Project Zero Calls Windows 10 Edge Defense ‘ACG’ Flawed

Google Project Zero Calls Windows 10 Edge Defense ‘ACG’ Flawed

Researchers maintain Microsoft’s vaunted Arbitrary Code Guard in the Edge browser can’t stop hackers from mounting attacks.
IBM bans USB drives – but will it work?

IBM bans USB drives – but will it work?

Can you blindly ban all USB drives, or will it lead to "shadow IT" where staff use them anyway? Sophos CISO Ross McKerchar has his say...
GandCrab Ransomware Found Hiding on Legitimate Websites

GandCrab Ransomware Found Hiding on Legitimate Websites

The GandCrab ransomware continues to virulently spread and adapt to shifting cyber-conditions, most recently crawling back into relevance on the back of several large-scale spam campaigns.
The WhatsApp text bomb – no, it won’t destroy your phone!

The WhatsApp text bomb – no, it won’t destroy your phone!

"Text bomb, text bomb, WhatsApp text bomb, you can crash my application when I want to get things done."
Bugs in Logitech Harmony Hub Put Connected IoT Devices at ‘High Risk’

Bugs in Logitech Harmony Hub Put Connected IoT Devices at ‘High...

Researchers found an array of vulnerabilities in the Logitech Harmony Hub, shedding light on IoT security.
Patch now! Microsoft and Adobe release critical security updates

Patch now! Microsoft and Adobe release critical security updates

...And the Microsoft vulnerabilities include 0-days. Get the patches now!
May Patch Tuesday Fixes Two Bugs Under Active Attack

May Patch Tuesday Fixes Two Bugs Under Active Attack

In total, Microsoft’s May Patch Tuesday roundup included 68 security patches, with 21 listed as critical, 45 rated important and two listed low in severity.

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