BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-21

The top stories from this week is about a Samba Remote Code Execution Vulnerability and how Multiple Video Players are Vulnerable to Code Execution via Subtitle Files. You can also read about a NTFS bug that lets anyone hang or … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-21

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-20

The top stories from this week is of course about WannaCry and WannaCry 2.0. You can also read about how a Google researcher finds link between WannaCry attacks and North Korea, and that WikiLeaks reveals “AfterMidnight” & “Assassin” CIA Windows … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-20

WannaCry

WannaCry is the name of a new ransomware that is utilizing a Windows vulnerability to spread. It encrypt files, and promises to decrypt the files for a fee (which should not be paid). Microsoft released a patch for the vulnerability … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged | Comments Off on WannaCry

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-19

The top stories from this week is how a bad bug in Microsoft’s Windows malware scanner can be used to install malware and how HP laptops include keyloggers in the Audio driver. You can also read about three 0-days affecting … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-19

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-18

The top stories from this week is an explanation on the Intel AMT vulnerability and a warning about a phishing mail related to Google Docs. You can also read about how, after years of warnings, mobile network hackers exploit SS7 … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-18

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-17

The top stories from this week is how 15 000 machines world wide got infected by NSA exploit released by Shadow Brokers and that BGP is still broken as VISA netblock is re-routed to Russian ISP. You can also read … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-17

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-16

The top stories from this week is an old vulnerability which has resurfaced which allows a phishing attack to be almost impossible to detect on Chrome, Firefox and Opera and how script kiddies pwn 1000s of Windows boxes using leaked … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-16

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-15

The top stories from this week is that TheShadowBrokers released the password to their eqgrp-auction-file with stolen NSA exploits and from that it was found a Solaris 0-day remote root exploit. You can also read about the new release candidate … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-15

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-14

The top stories from this week in the Nordics has been about APT10 and Cloud Hopper, and from Russia comes information on how hackers stole $800,000 from ATMs using fileless malware. You can also read about how millions of smartphones … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-14

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-13

The top stories from this week is that Google will be reducing trust in Symantec certificates following numerous slip-ups. Also, VMware’s reported three bugs that probably deserve your urgent attention. You can also read about the black box discovery of … Continue reading

Posted in Basefarm SIRT, IT security | Tagged , , | Comments Off on BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-13