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Intel Expands Bug Bounty Program Post-Spectre and Meltdown

Intel will pay up to $250,000 to researchers who identify bugs more severe than 9.0 on the CVSS scale.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/intel-expands-bug-bounty-program-post-spectre-and-meltdown/

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UK government officially blames Russia for NotPetya attack

The UK government has officially attributed the June 2017 NotPetya cyber attack to the Russian government. The statement is backed by an assessment of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, which has found that the Russian military was “almost certainly” responsible for it. The NotPetya attack “The NotPetya attack saw a malicious data encryption tool […]

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Reported Critical Vulnerabilities In Microsoft Software On the Rise

Avecto researchers say removing admin rights from users would mitigate many of the threats.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/reported-critical-vulnerabilities-in-microsoft-software-on-the-rise/

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Word-based Malware Attack Doesn’t Use Macros

Malicious e-mail attachments used in this campaign don’t display any warnings when opened and silently install malware.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/word-based-malware-attack-doesnt-use-macros/

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New EU Privacy Law May Weaken Security

Companies around the globe are scrambling to comply with new European privacy regulations that take effect a little more than three months from now. But many security experts are worried that the changes being ushered in by the rush to adhere to the law may make it more difficult to track down cybercriminals and less […]

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