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
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 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
Vietnamese security company Bkav says it has built a proof-of-concept mask that fools Apple’s Face ID technology. Source: Threadpost
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 remains the biggest account takeover threat to Google users, surpassing keyloggers and credential leaks. Source: Threadpost
A new banking Trojan dubbed IcedID is is being distributed by a seasoned cybergang or hacker targeting U.S. financial institutions. Source: Threadpost
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 editors Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss the week's information security news. Source: Threadpost
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...