Original release date: October 13, 2015 Systems Affected Microsoft Windows Overview Dridex, a peer-to-peer (P2P) bank credential-stealing malware, uses a decentralized network infrastructure of compromised personal computers and web servers to execute command-and-control (C2). The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), is releasing this Technical Alert to provide further information about the Dridex botnet
Original release date: October 05, 2015 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week.
Adobe has released a critical software update to fix nearly two-dozen security holes in its Flash Player browser plugin. Separately, I want to take a moment to encourage users who have Adobe Shockwave Player installed to finally junk this program; turns out Shockwave — which comes with its own version of Flash — is still many versions behind in bundling the latest Flash fixes. If you use and need Flash Player, it’s time to update the program (the latest version is 184.108.40.206 for Windows and Mac users)
A few days ago, Tom wrote a diary(1) about RTIR(2) and itsREST API. He explained how the tool can be fulfilled with external data. Being aDShield contributor for years (I submitmy firewall logs), I like to search for IP addresses information in the DShield database
This being the second Tuesday of the month, it’s officially Patch Tuesday. But it’s not just Microsoft Windows users who need to update today: Adobe has released fixes for several products, including a Flash Player bundle that patches two vulnerabilities for which exploit code is available online. Separately, Oracle issued a critical patch update that plugs more than two dozen security holes in Java .
Yesterday I mentioned that McAfee quarantine files on Windows (.BUP extension) are actually OLE files. Im going to write a couple of diary entries highlighting some file types that are OLE files, and I” /> As you can see, this quarantine file contains two steams: Details and File_0.