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Security News, Updates and Vulnerabilities, posted here from around the web. Including US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin & Microsoft Technet

 

Weekly Threat Report 16th August 2019

The NCSC’s weekly threat report is drawn from recent open source reporting. from NCSC Report Feed http://bit.ly/2OZjzvc Content Provided from http://bit.ly/2OZjzvc

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Weekly Threat Report 16th August 2019

The NCSC’s weekly threat report is drawn from recent open source reporting. from NCSC Report Feed http://bit.ly/2OZjzvc

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Microsoft Releases Security Update for Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Original release date: August 15, 2019 Microsoft has released a security update to address an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2019-1162) in Windows. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Microsoft Security Advisory and apply the […]

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Microsoft Releases Security Updates to Address Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Original release date: August 14, 2019 Microsoft has released security updates to address two remote code execution vulnerabilities, CVE-2019-1181 and CVE-2019-1182, in the following operating systems: Windows 7 SP1 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Windows Server 2012 Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 10 An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of […]

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IRS Security Summit Series for Tax Professionals: Create a Data Theft Recovery Plan

Original release date: August 14, 2019 The fifth and final step in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Security Summit series for tax professionals is creating a data theft recovery plan. IRS issued a news release highlighting the importance of understanding the risks posed by national and international cybersecurity criminal syndicates, working with cybersecurity experts to […]

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Multiple HTTP/2 Implementation Vulnerabilities

Original release date: August 14, 2019 The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on vulnerabilities affecting HTTP/2 implementations. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a denial-of-service (DoS) condition. Attacks can consume excessive system resources and lead to distributed DoS (DDoS) attacks. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators […]

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Microsoft Releases August 2019 Security Updates

Original release date: August 13, 2019 Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s August 2019 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information […]

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Intel Releases Security Updates

Original release date: August 13, 2019 Intel has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to gain an escalation of privileges on a previously infected machine. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Intel advisories and apply […]

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Intel Releases Security Updates

Original release date: August 13, 2019 Intel has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to gain an escalation of privileges on a previously infected machine. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Intel advisories and apply […]

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Adobe Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products

Original release date: August 13, 2019 Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple Adobe products. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following Adobe Security Bulletins and apply the necessary updates: After […]

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