Expert insight into BlackEnergy attacks in Ukraine, thoughts on Microsoft ending support for older versions of Internet Explorer and the implications of the third-party Fitbit hack on the Internet of Things … we’ve got you covered for all the important security stories from the past seven days. Insight into the BlackEnergy attack on Ukrainian energy … More The security review: BlackEnergy, Internet Explorer and Fitbit
By now you should be settled back at work after the holiday break. Are you ready for 2016? I hope you’re sitting comfortably, because from the security point of view it’s bound to be a bumpy ride. Microsoft Yesterday was the second Tuesday of the month and you know what that means – Patch Tuesday … More Security holes found in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Adobe… Start patching now!
Maybe you’re one of the many millions of people who use Adobe Flash on your computer. Maybe you’re aware of the many security holes that are regular found in Flash, and diligently updated your copy earlier this week when Adobe released multiple security updates, many of which were categorised as “critical”. Maybe you think your … More Adobe Flash is putting your computer at risk – and there’s no patch yet
A hacker has published an extensive list of Adobe Reader and Windows vulnerabilities based on his research into a relatively obscure area of font management. Google Project Zero hacker Mateusz Jurczyk found a total of 15 vulnerabilities, any of which could trigger remote code execution or privilege escalation in Adobe Reader or the Windows kernel. … More Critical vulnerabilities in Windows and Adobe Reader exposed by hacker
This is an unfortunate time for Sony PlayStation and customers due to the recent breach. Anecdotal reports are now coming in that Sony PlayStation who opened up their gaming ecosystem recently has now potentially fallen to a password reset hack. This may not be a hack at all; however, to be cautious, we wanted to … More CyberThreats Daily: PlayStation – Rehacked reloaded?