Microsoft Patches 20 Critical Vulnerabilities

This month, Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates tackle fixes for 53 security bugs in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Edge, ASP.NET Core, .NET Core, and its Chackra Core browser engine. Source: Threadpost

Debugging Tool Left on OnePlus Phones, Enables Root Access

Phone maker OnePlus is being blasted for leaving a developer debugging app on its handsets allowing phones to be rooted by an attacker with physical access to the device. Source: Threadpost

Adobe Patches Flash Player, 56 Bugs in Reader and Acrobat

Adobe released a monster update for Acrobat and Reader patching dozens of remote code execution vulnerabilities, along with a Flash Player update addressing a handful of critical flaws. Source: Threadpost

Apple iPhone X Face ID Fooled by a Mask

Vietnamese security company Bkav says it has built a proof-of-concept mask that fools Apple’s Face ID technology. Source: Threadpost

APT Trends report Q3 2017

Introduction Beginning in the second quarter of 2017, Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) began publishing summaries of the quarter’s private threat intelligence reports in an effort to make the public...

Phishing Biggest Threat to Google Account Security

Phishing remains the biggest account takeover threat to Google users, surpassing keyloggers and credential leaks. Source: Threadpost

New IcedID Trojan Targets US Banks

A new banking Trojan dubbed IcedID is is being distributed by a seasoned cybergang or hacker targeting U.S. financial institutions. Source: Threadpost

AutoIt Scripting Used By Overlay Malware to Bypass AV Detection

IBM’s X-Force Research team reports hackers attacking Brazilian banks are using the Windows scripting tool called AutoIt to reduces the likelihood of antivirus software detection. Source: Threadpost

Threatpost News Wrap Podcast for Nov. 10

Threatpost editors Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss the week's information security news. Source: Threadpost

IT threat evolution Q3 2017. Statistics

Q3 figures According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 277,646,376 malicious attacks from online resources located in 185 countries all over the world. 72,012,219 unique URLs were recognized as malicious...
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KSN Report: Ransomware in 2016-2017

This report has been prepared using depersonalized data processed by Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). The metrics are based on the number of distinct users...