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Patch Tuesday, December 2017 Edition

The final Patch Tuesday of the year is upon us, with Adobe and Microsoft each issuing security updates for their software once again. Redmond fixed problems with various flavors of Windows, Microsoft Edge, Office, Exchange and its Malware Protection Engine. And of course Adobe’s got another security update available for its Flash Player software. The December patch […]

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BankBot Targets Polish Banks via Google Play

Two new applications that managed to slip into Google Play despite being infected with the BankBot Trojan have been observed targeting the legitimate apps of Polish banks, ESET warns. The malware hid inside the seemingly legitimate Crypto Monitor, an app for tracking cryptocurrency prices, and StorySaver, a utility that helps users download stories from Instagram. […]

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New Spider Ransomware Comes With 96-Hour Deadline

A ransomware campaign targeting the Balkans comes with a 96-hour deadline and includes a link to a video that assures victims payments can be made easily.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/new-spider-ransomware-comes-with-96-hour-deadline/

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Enterprise USB security is outdated and inadequate

While USB drives are ubiquitous for employees across all industries, security policies for these devices are often severely outdated or grossly inadequate for protecting critical enterprise data, according to Apricorn. By failing to effectively monitor USB usage, organizations are leaving themselves vulnerable to data breaches, as well as putting their clients’ and employees’ personal information […]

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1.4 billion unencrypted credentials found in interactive database on the dark web

A data dump containing over 1.4 billion email addresses and clear text credentials  is offered for download in an underground community forum. What’s so special about this data dump? For one, it’s the largest one to date. “This dump aggregates 252 previous breaches, including known credential lists such as Anti Public and Exploit.in, decrypted passwords […]

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