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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3872 on: July 08, 2015, 01:47:39 PM »
FBI seeks to re-start the 1990 crypto-warss: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/07/fbis-revival-crypto-wars-part-ii-continues-two-hearings-congress
If they succeed targets could wait for their next "birthday attack".  ;D

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O.K. And because of the Flash Player Zero Day it is better for users to disable Flash on computers!
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3877 on: July 11, 2015, 12:47:53 AM »
Data 26,2 million Americans were stolen!
Data breaches in USA go on and on: https://www.opm.gov/cybersecurity/
Be vigilant: http://www.dhs.gov/how-do-i/report-cyber-incidents

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3878 on: July 11, 2015, 02:28:56 PM »
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3879 on: July 11, 2015, 03:15:54 PM »
2nd unpatched 0day Adobe Flash exploit in the Hacking Team gate ;)

https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2015/07/cve-2015-5122_-_seco.html

as bonus some details about Adobe Open Font Manager vulnerability from Hacking Team gate ;)

http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/a-look-at-the-open-type-font-manager-vulnerability-from-the-hacking-team-leak/
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3880 on: July 12, 2015, 01:15:38 PM »
Another reason to disable or uninstall Java: http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/pawn-storm-update-trend-micro-discovers-new-java-zero-day-exploit/  (vulnerability in  Java 8 update 45).

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3881 on: July 12, 2015, 01:44:13 PM »
OT:- Well I'm glad I've uninstall Java a very long time ago ;)
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3883 on: July 12, 2015, 10:00:03 PM »
In addition to mechanisms that help them evade detection by sandboxes and dynamic detection tools,
Kofer variants also include embellishments that attempt to fool malware researchers ...
http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/ransomware-operation-kofer-mutates/

A Microsoft Office functionality that has been in use since the early 1990s can be exploited to deliver malicious, executable files to users ...
http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18596
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2015/Jul/23

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