Zero-day Attack

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Name: Zero-day Attack
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS MUST EVOLVE TO REMAIN RELEVANT...

Sean Newman, security strategist, Cisco Security Business GroupWhen Gartner coined the phrase “next generation firewall”, in 2003, it captured a then-nascent approach to traffic classification and control. Combining traditional packet filtering with some ... [Published Global Banking & Finance Review - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

POODLEs, Sandworms and getting safe online - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Got a minute to spare?Watch this week's 60 Second Security ...[embedded content]→ Can't view the video on this page? Watch directly from YouTube . Can't hear the audio? Click on the Captions icon for closed captions.In this episode:• [0'05"] Apple pushes ... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Fear of Ebola Used for New Cyber-Attacks

It was only a matter of time: Cybercriminals are now using the threat of the Ebola virus to con email users into downloading malicious payloads. One particularly monstrous email purported to come from the World Health Organization (WHO) and announced, ... [Published Channelpro - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

There’s a chance your Windows computer is being hacked right now

Image Source: The Miller GroupTake a closer look at your current Windows machine. It might be one of the millions of PCs that could be hacked right now and you might not even know anything is happening. At least, that’s what two different reports say, ... [Published BGR - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Has the "Sandworm" zero-day exploit burrowed back to the surface?

You may have noticed that Microsoft recently published a Security Advisory that sounds a lot like the "Sandworm" vulnerability all over again.Paul Ducklin explains... ... [Published Naked Security - Sophos - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft forced to issue quick fix for PowerPoint flaw

Vulnerability affects almost all versions of WindowsA bug in PowerPoint has been discovered that will allow hackers to hijack a victim’s PC.The zero-day vulnerability was outlined in an advisory by the firm, and prompted Microsoft to issue a one-click ... [Published IT Pro UK - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 3 reports

Microsoft plugs PowerPoint zero-day exploit with quick fix

Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in nearly all versions of Windows that could be exploited by cyber criminals using malicious PowerPoint documents.By persuading Windows users to open a malicious Office file with an Object ... [Published V3.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 10 reports

Microsoft misses Windows bug, hackers slip past patch

Microsoft patched one bug in Windows last week, but missed another that hackers continue to exploit, according to security researchers at McAfee.On Tuesday, Microsoft confirmed that cyber criminals are targeting victims using tricked-out PowerPoint files ... [Published Tech World Australia - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Attack of the malicious document – what was old is new again

Recent zero day attacks targeting Windows using malicious Office documents should be a reminder to all of us that no attack vector ever truly dies, it just lurks in the background waiting for it’s time to come again. Malicious Office documents have not ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Windows Warning: Zero-Day Attack

New Exploit Linked to Russian 'Sandworm' Hackers Almost all versions of Windows are vulnerable to an OLE flaw that is being actively exploited in the wild. This is the second zero-day vulnerability tied to the so-called "Sandworm Team" of hackers, and ... [Published CareersInfoSecurity.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Top 6 threats to iOS devices

Stay vigilantGiven the recent iOS update and iPhone announcement, Lacoon Mobile Security has released the top threats you should be aware of to your iOS devices.iOS Surveillance and Mobile Remote Access Trojans (mRATs)These attacks jailbreak a device, ... [Published Computerworld UK - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Microsoft Windows Hit By New Zero-Day Attack

Microsoft has disclosed that a new zero-day vulnerability is present in Windows, and is exploited via Microsoft Office files. According to Microsoft Security Advistory 3010060 , the vulnerability is present in all supported versions of Windows except ... [Published Trend Micro - Oct 22 2014]

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"The attack requires user interaction to succeed on Windows clients with a default configuration, as User Account Control (UAC) is enabled and a consent prompt is displayed,” the advisory stated."
"This is not the first time that a vulnerability in OLE has been exploited by cyber criminals, however most previous OLE vulnerabilities have been limited to specific older versions of the Windows operating system" he said
"Our security focus and advanced threat research has paid off once again this quarter with advanced protections against several new types of cyber-attacks. We continue to expand the reach of our security leadership with new technologies to fight the most critical cyber threats" concluded Shwed

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McAfee Next-Gen Firewall Empowers Enterprises [Published Enterprise Channels MEA - 5 hours ago]
NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS MUST EVOLVE TO REMAIN... [Published Global Banking & Finance Review - 16 hours ago]
POODLEs, Sandworms and getting safe online - 60... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - 19 hours ago]
'Spear-phishing' tactics becoming more sophisti... [Published Federal Times - Oct 24 2014]
Fear of Ebola Used for New Cyber-Attacks [Published Channelpro - Oct 24 2014]
There’s a chance your Windows computer is being... [Published BGR - Oct 24 2014]
Has the "Sandworm" zero-day exploit burrowed ba... [Published Naked Security - Sophos - Oct 24 2014]
Microsoft forced to issue quick fix for PowerPo... [Published IT Pro UK - Oct 24 2014]
Check Point Software Technologies' (CHKP) CEO G... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 23 2014]
Payments Peeps: Brace For More Cyber Attacks [Published PYMNTS.com - Oct 23 2014]
Fortinet Unveils Industry’s First Multi-Gigabit... [Published Technology Banker - Oct 23 2014]
Microsoft plugs PowerPoint zero-day exploit wit... [Published V3.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
Microsoft plugs PowerPoint zero-day exploit wit... [Published Security - v3 - Oct 23 2014]
Check Point Software Technologies Reports 2014 ... [Published Nasdaq - Oct 23 2014]
China linked to cyber attacks on Taiwan exploit... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
OPSWAT Introduces IP Scanning in Metascan Online [Published PRWeb - Oct 23 2014]
Fortinet’s next-generation firewall platforms u... [Published TechDay.co.nz - Oct 23 2014]
Microsoft misses Windows bug, hackers slip past... [Published CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - Oct 22 2014]
Microsoft misses Windows bug, hackers slip past... [Published Tech World Australia - Oct 22 2014]
Microsoft Office Hacked: Windows Found 'Limited... [Published International Business Times - Oct 22 2014]
Attack of the malicious document – what was old... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Oct 22 2014]
Microsoft PowerPoint Vulnerable to Zero-Day Attack [Published The Hacker News - Oct 22 2014]
Microsoft acknowledges exploits of zero-day flaw [Published IT Security Guru - Oct 22 2014]
Microsoft warns users about 0-day behind PowerP... [Published The Register - Oct 22 2014]
Windows Warning: Zero-Day Attack [Published CareersInfoSecurity.com - Oct 22 2014]
Windows Warning: Zero-Day Attack [Published HealthcareInfoSecurity.com - Oct 22 2014]
Windows Zero-Day Exploited in Targeted Attacks ... [Published Security Week - Oct 22 2014]
Windows Warning: Zero-Day Attack [Published BankInfoSecurity.com - Oct 22 2014]
Windows Warning: Zero-Day Attack [Published Government Info Security - Oct 22 2014]
Zero-Day Remote Code Execution Flaw Disclosed b... [Published HOTforSecurity - Oct 22 2014]
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Has the "Sandworm" zero-day exploit burrowed ba... [Published Naked Security - Sophos - Oct 24 2014]
You may have noticed that Microsoft recently published a Security Advisory that sounds a lot like the "Sandworm" vulnerability all over again.Paul Ducklin explains... ...
Microsoft plugs PowerPoint zero-day exploit wit... [Published Security - v3 - Oct 23 2014]
Temporary fix aims to circumvent a bug that affects nearly all versions of Windows /p> ...
Attack of the malicious document – what was old... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Oct 22 2014]
Recent zero day attacks targeting Windows using malicious Office documents should be a reminder to all of us that no attack vector ever truly dies, it just lurks in the background waiting for it’s time to come again. Malicious Office documents have not ...
Zero-Day Remote Code Execution Flaw Disclosed b... [Published HOTforSecurity - Oct 22 2014]
Microsoft has disclosed on Tuesday in a Security Advisory a Windows OLE zero-day remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability  in PowerPoint and released a quick fix. The vulnerability impacts all Windows versions, except Windows Server 2003 and it ...
Windows Zero-Day Exploited in Targeted Attacks ... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Oct 22 2014]
Microsoft has become aware of targeted cyberattacks leveraging a new vulnerability (CVE-2014-6352) that affects most supported Windows releases, according to an advisory company published by the company on Tuesday. read more ...
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