Monthly Archives: February 2014

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-09

The most talked about news this week were regarding Apple and how an Apple Encryption Mistake Puts Many Desktop Applications At Risk. Other interesting news are how the Source Code for Android Ibanking Bot Surfaces on Underground Forum, and how … Continue reading

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Apple security updates

Apple have released multiple critical security updates for iOS, OS X, Safari and Quicktime. These updates fixes critical issues with SSL traffic, so make sure you update as soon as possible. The updates will push your iOS devices to 7.0.6, … Continue reading

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How to outsource your mission critical services in a secure way

Today more than 30 000 sites are hacked everyday*. It means that they get hacked, modified or alerted by someone placing hidden viruses, which are then transferred to the computer or device who visits the site. The numbers are breathtaking … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-08

We have a new Adobe Flash Vulnerability that everyone should look into patching (unless they run a browser such as Google Chrome which will auto-patch Flash). There is also some interesting information regarding what’s happening on Silk Road, as well … Continue reading

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Adobe Flash Vulnerability

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.336 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-07

Basefarm has been a member of FIRST for some time already, and with recommendations from other teams we’re now also listed under TF-CSIRT. For this month’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft also made a special recommendation for users to install EMET,which is … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday February 2014

Microsoft has fixed a number of critical updates which should be applied as quickly as possible through Windows Update. These vulnerabilities can cause someone to potentially take over your system. This month, Microsoft is also recommending users to install EMET … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2013

2014 is already in its second month! A new year always appears as a new start, but in most ways it’s just a steady continuation of history. I’m happy to say that “The History of Basefarm, chapter 2013” is nice reading. … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-06

Top news for this week are that Adobe Flash users need to quickly patch in order to avoid falling victim of the latest Adobe Flash exploit that is in the wild. You can read more about this on our blog. … Continue reading

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Adobe Flash Zero Day Exploit

There is a vulnerability available for Adobe Flash Player that means anyone running anything but the latest version of Flash has the risk of being infected by malware when browsing a website. One of the most common ways to get … Continue reading

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