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Adobe Releases Security Updates for Flash Player, Reader, and Acrobat

Original release date: May 12, 2015 Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Flash Player, Reader, and Acrobat. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB15-09 and APSB15-10 and apply the Read more about Adobe Releases Security Updates for Flash Player, Reader, and Acrobat[…]

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Microsoft Releases May 2015 Security Bulletin

Original release date: May 12, 2015 Microsoft has released 13 updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. Some of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege, denial of service, remote code execution, information disclosure, or security feature bypass. US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Bulletins MS15-043 – MS15-055 and apply the necessary Read more about Microsoft Releases May 2015 Security Bulletin[…]

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Cisco UCS Central Software Vulnerability

Original release date: May 08, 2015 Cisco has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability in the web framework of Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Central Software. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisory Read more about Cisco UCS Central Software Vulnerability[…]

WordPress Security and Maintenance Release

Original release date: May 07, 2015 WordPress 4.2 and prior versions contain critical cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected website. Users and administrators are encouraged to review the WordPress Security and Maintenance Release and upgrade to WordPress 4.2.2. This product is provided subject Read more about WordPress Security and Maintenance Release[…]

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Apple Releases Security Updates for Safari

Original release date: May 07, 2015 Apple has released security updates for Safari to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of the affected system. Available updates include: Safari 8.0.6 for OS X Yosemite v10.10.3 Safari 7.1.6 for OS X Mavericks v10.9.5 Safari 6.2.6 for Read more about Apple Releases Security Updates for Safari[…]

Nepal Earthquake Disaster Email Scams

Original release date: April 30, 2015 US-CERT warns users of potential email scams citing the earthquake in Nepal. The scam emails may contain links or attachments that may direct users to phishing or malware infected websites. Phishing emails and websites requesting donations for fraudulent charitable organizations commonly appear after these types of natural disasters. US-CERT Read more about Nepal Earthquake Disaster Email Scams[…]

WordPress Releases Security Update

Original release date: April 23, 2015 WordPress 4.1.2 has been released to address multiple vulnerabilities, one of which could allow a site to be compromised by a remote attacker. WordPress 4.1.1 and earlier are affected by this vulnerability. US-CERT recommends users and administrators review the WordPress Security Release and apply the necessary updates. This product Read more about WordPress Releases Security Update[…]

IC3 Warns of Cyber Attacks Focused on Law Enforcement and Public Officials

Original release date: April 21, 2015 The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert warning that law enforcement personnel and public officials may be at an increased risk of cyber attacks. Doxing—the act of gathering and publishing individuals’ personal information without permission—has been observed. Hacking collectives may exploit publicly available information identifying officers Read more about IC3 Warns of Cyber Attacks Focused on Law Enforcement and Public Officials[…]

UK courts can now impose unlimited #DPA fines

Magistrates’ courts are no longer limited to £5,000 fines for criminal offences under the DPA following the entry into force of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Fines on Summary Conviction) Regulations 2015 on 12th March 2015. The Regulations allow for an unlimited fine where individuals are convicted under section 55 Read more about UK courts can now impose unlimited #DPA fines[…]