Packet Storm Security Advisories: Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3435-1

Ubuntu Security Notice 3435-1 – Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to read uninitialized memory, obtain sensitive information, bypass phishing and malware protection, spoof….http://sec.jetlib.com/Packet_Storm_Security_Advisories/2017/10/02/Ubuntu_Security_Notice_USN-3435-1

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Private, But Not Secure: HTTPS is Hiding Cybercrime

Encrypted communications have boomed in popularity in the aftermath of the Snowden leaks in 2013 , which has ironically opened up a new pathway for cybercriminals. Since those fateful revelations years ago, the world has witnessed a sharp increase in encrypted web traffic—reaching half of all global….http://www.securityweek.com/private-not-secure-https-hiding-cybercrime?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20Securityweek%20%28SecurityWeek%20RSS%20Feed%29

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Beware of Windows/MacOS/Linux Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

If you came across any Facebook message with a video link sent by anyone, even your friend — just don’t click on it. Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have spotted an ongoing cross-platform campaign on Facebook Messenger, where users receive a video link that redirects them to a fake website, luring them to install malicious software.http://thehackernews.com/2017/08/facebook-virus-hacking.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20TheHackersNews%20%28The%20Hackers%20News%20-%20Security%20Blog%29

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Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH — At the End of 2020!

Finally, Adobe is Killing FLASH — the software that helped make the Internet a better place with slick graphics, animation, games and applications and bring online video to the masses, but it has been hated for years by people and developers over its buggy nature. But the end of an era for Adobe Flash is near.http://thehackernews.com/2017/07/kill-adobe-flash-player.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20TheHackersNews%20%28The%20Hackers%20News%20-%20Security%20Blog%29

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ProMediads Malvertising and Sundown-Pirate Exploit Kit Combo Drops Ransomware and Info Stealer

We’ve uncovered a new exploit kit in the wild through a malvertising campaign we’ve dubbed “ProMediads”. We call this new exploit kit Sundown-Pirate, as it’s indeed a bootleg of its precursors and actually named so by its back panel. ProMediads has been active as early as 2016, employing Rig and Sundown exploit kits to deliver malware.http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/promediads-malvertising-sundown-pirate-exploit-kit/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20Anti-MalwareBlog%20%28Trendlabs%20Security%20Intelligence%20Blog%29

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