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Patch Tuesday, January 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug 50 security holes in various flavors of Windows and related software. The patch batch includes a fix for a flaw in Windows 10 and server equivalents of this operating system that prompted an unprecedented public warning from the U.S. National Security Agency. This month also marks the end of [...]

By |2020-01-14T21:31:50-05:00January 14th, 2020|CVE-2020-0601, Johns Hopkins University, Kenneth White, Matthew Green, MongoDB, Qualys, Time to Patch, Windows 10|Comments Off on Patch Tuesday, January 2020 Edition

Avast, NordVPN Breaches Tied to Phantom User Accounts

Antivirus and security giant Avast and virtual private networking (VPN) software provider NordVPN each today disclosed months-long network intrusions that — while otherwise unrelated — shared a common cause: Forgotten or unknown user accounts that granted remote access to internal systems with little more than a password. Based in the Czech Republic, Avast bills itself [...]

By |2019-10-21T20:32:57-04:00October 21st, 2019|Avast breach, Data Breaches, FileHippo, Jaya Baloo, Kenneth White, NordVPN breach, Open Crypto Audit Project, Secunia Personal Software Inspector, supply chain attack, Techcrunch, Zack Whittaker|Comments Off on Avast, NordVPN Breaches Tied to Phantom User Accounts