February 13, 2019

Microsoft Patch Tuesday: February 2019 – 77 vulnerabilities 20 critical

The February 2019 Patch Tuesday Bulletin came out today from Microsoft. February has 77 security vulnerabilities, with 20 of them being labeled as Critical. This includes zero-day vulnerabilities in Adobe...
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February 13, 2019

Dunkin’ Donuts accounts compromised in second credential stuffing attack in three months

Apparently a new security notification from Dunkin' Donuts has informed us that there has been had another data breach involving a credential stuffing attack (the second one in three months) and data...
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February 11, 2019

Microsoft: 70 percent of all security bugs are memory safety issues

From a ZD Net article today "Percentage of memory safety issues has been hovering at 70 percent for the past 12 years.". The original article is posted here.   "Around...
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February 7, 2019

NYPD to Google: Stop revealing the location of police checkpoints

From a New York Post article from Wednesday the NYPD apparently has a problem with the Waze mobile phone app because it tips drivers off to police checkpoints. This excerpt...
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January 30, 2019

Google cleans up Gmail app with an all-white redesign

While web version of Gmail had a major redesign last year, the app for Android and iOS did not change, other than the colorful colors removal in place of an entirely white...
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January 23, 2019

More Than Half of PC Applications Installed Worldwide Are Out-of-Date

Avast's PC Trends Report 2019 mentions that users are making themselves vulnerable by not implementing security patches and keeping outdated versions of popular applications on their PCs. From the Help Net...
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January 23, 2019

France takes offensive cyber-security strategy according to defense secretary

Florence Parly the defense secretary for France today announced: “Cyber war has begun.”. From The Register security report:   France’s defence secretary Florence Parly today declared: “Cyber war has begun.”.  And...
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