In case you weren’t able to catch up on the news last week, I’ve published some of the top Information Security stories that were identified by TigerTrax.
- New NTP vulnerabilities were disclosed by Cisco and Boston University http://www.securityweek.com/new-ntp-vulnerabilities-put-networks-risk
- Drupal released version 7.41 to address an open-redirect vulnerability http://news.softpedia.com/news/drupal-releases-version-7-41-to-fix-open-redirect-vulnerability-495083.shtml
- A new strain of ransomware is installing itself by brute force attacking Remote Desktop Services http://news.softpedia.com/news/new-ransomware-infects-computers-via-windows-remote-desktop-services-495067.shtml
- Apple patched flaws in OS X, iOS and other products http://www.securityweek.com/apple-patches-flaws-os-x-ios-other-products
- Oracle released security updates that addressed over 154 vulnerabilities in 54 products https://threatpost.com/oracle-quarterly-security-update-patches-154-vulnerabilities/115120/
- Researchers discovered weaknesses affecting Western Digital My Passport hard drives http://news.softpedia.com/news/western-digital-my-passport-hard-drives-come-with-a-slew-of-security-holes-494990.shtml
- Adobe patched a Flash zero-day that was exploited by Pawn Storm http://www.securityweek.com/adobe-patches-flash-zero-day-exploited-pawn-storm
- Fake “support services” that have affected Windows users for years are now starting to target Mac users http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/10/support-scams-that-plagued-windows-users-for-years-now-target-mac-customers/
Have a great week!