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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6435 on: July 30, 2021, 02:18:51 PM »


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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6437 on: August 06, 2021, 11:58:58 AM »
New Windows PrintNightmare zero-days get free unofficial patch
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/new-windows-printnightmare-zero-days-get-free-unofficial-patch/
https://blog.0patch.com/2021/08/free-micropatches-for-malicious-printer.html
I for one am not comfortable allowing a third-party patch which gives that third-party some insight into my systems.
I'll wait till an official patch is released from Microsoft that works without hindering the print process.


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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6438 on: August 06, 2021, 01:30:00 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 8-6-2021

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6439 on: August 10, 2021, 09:06:03 PM »

Cyber fraud now targeting professional channels

https://youtu.be/SZLlz2MF0aQ
Attackers are creating elaborate schemes to steal information and money
through work email and business-related social media channels, like LinkedIn.
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6440 on: August 10, 2021, 10:25:22 PM »
Hi bob3160,

Thanks for the heads-up. As always very informative.
Yep, also cybercriminals now working from home and this seems a growing trend unfortunately.

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6441 on: August 12, 2021, 01:15:40 PM »
Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-36958
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6442 on: August 12, 2021, 03:19:36 PM »
Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-36958

Am I going absent minded or what, I'm sure this has happened before, a very old Print Spooler exploit (MS eves off the ball), I guess it is back to haunt us again.
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« Reply #6443 on: August 13, 2021, 03:57:10 PM »

Security News Roundup w/e 8-13-2021

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6444 on: August 16, 2021, 08:59:55 AM »
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6448 on: August 20, 2021, 02:00:34 PM »
Security News Roundup for the w/e 8/20/2021

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6449 on: August 21, 2021, 03:49:30 PM »

8-21-2021 Security News Flash
Another breach. This time it could affects 70 Million AT&T customers.

https://youtu.be/1-gEAjyk3Z0
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