Monthly Archives: February 2013

Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player (APSB13-08)

Today, a Security Bulletin (APSB13-08) has been posted to address security issues in Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.168 and earlier versions for Windows, Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167 and earlier versions for Macintosh, and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.270 and earlier versions for … Continue reading

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Java, the gift that keeps on giving

Security researchers have released information about two exploits affecting Java 7 that when combined allows an attacker to completely bypass the Java sandbox to install malware etc. There is at this time no fix from Oracle for this issue. We … Continue reading

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Basefarm SIRT Newsletter #4

BF-SIRT NEWSLETTER #4 Year – Week: 2013 – 08 https://www.basefarm.com/en/technical-support/Basefarm-SIRT/ Weekly Summary This week, a lot of high profile companies have come forward about being victims of attacks. Companies like Apple and Facebook fell victims of Java exploits when browsing … Continue reading

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Adobe Acrobat Reader updated APSB13-07

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.01 and earlier) for Windows and Macintosh, X (10.1.5 and earlier) for Windows and Macintosh, 9.5.3 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Reader 9.5.3 and … Continue reading

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Google Chrome 25.0.1364.87

Google has released an update to their browser, and all users are suggested to update as soon as possible to avoid exploitation. More information: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.se/search/label/Stable%20updates

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Mozilla Firefox / Thunderbird / SeaMonkey – Multiple Vulnerabilities

A weakness and multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in [Mozilla Firefox], Thunderbird and SeaMonkey, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information, conduct spoofing attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, and compromise a user’s system. The weakness … Continue reading

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Övervinn e-poststressen

Under min tid på Ericsson höll jag ett antal presentationer i ämnet “E-mail, stress och hur man kan hantera hundratals nya mail om dagen”, och implementerade själv en metod som jag gillade. Jag har normalt en helt tom inbox här … Continue reading

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Java 7 update 15 / Java 6 update 41

A new version of Java has been released (version 7 update 15 and version 6 update 41), fixing four “Highly Critical” security vulnerabilities. You can download the latest version here: http://www.java.com Those running Windows can either chose to turn on … Continue reading

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Basefarm SIRT Newsletter #3

BF-SIRT INTERNAL NEWSLETTER #3 Year – Week: 2013 – 07 https://www.basefarm.com/en/technical-support/Basefarm-SIRT/ Weekly Summary Bit9, the security company that is used by many Fortune 100 firms and the U.S. Government for their software and network security was compromised last Friday. The … Continue reading

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Zero-day exploit for Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe has aknowledged a zero-day exploit for their Adobe Acrobat Reader product, and it’s currently being exploited in the wild. It appears that all versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader are affected by this, and there is at this time no … Continue reading

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