Author: Perry Varanoid

Microsoft Releases Advisory for Unpatched Windows Vulnerability 0

Microsoft Releases Advisory for Unpatched Windows Vulnerability

Original release date: October 22, 2014 Microsoft has released a security advisory to provide recommended mitigations for an unpatched vulnerability, ( CVE-2014-6352 ) which affects all Microsoft Windows releases except Windows Server 2003. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file

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Google Accounts Now Support Security Keys

People who use  Gmail and other Google services now have an extra layer of security available when logging into Google accounts. The company today incorporated into these services the open Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) standard, a physical USB-based second factor sign-in component that only works after verifying the login site is truly a Google site. A $17 U2F device made by Yubico.