Adobe Releases Security Patches For Critical Flash Player Vulnerabilities

It’s Patch Tuesday again—the day of the month when both Adobe and Microsoft release security patches for vulnerabilities in their software. Adobe has just released its monthly security updates to address a total of 3 security vulnerabilities in only two of its products this time—Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Application Manager (AAM).

Source: Adobe Releases Security Patches For Critical Flash Player Vulnerabilities

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Metasploit Project publishes exploit for Bluekeep bug

Coders release a working exploit for the dangerous Bluekeep bug that was found and patched earlier this year in Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol implementation

Source: Metasploit Project publishes exploit for Bluekeep bug

Robert Downey Jr’s Instagram account has been hacked

The Instagram account of Robert Downey Jr. has been hacked. He is the last celebrity to have their social media accounts compromised.

This time the attacker did not publish offensive content but attempted to monetize their efforts by posting fake giveaways for Apple products.

Source: Robert Downey Jr’s Instagram account has been hacked

Threat Roundup for August 30 to September 6

Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between Aug. 30 and Sep. 6. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioural characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are automatically protected from these threats.

Source: Threat Roundup for August 30 to September 6

WordPress 5.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.2.3 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 29 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below. These bugs affect WordPress versions 5.2.2 and earlier; version 5.2.3 fixes them, so you’ll want to upgrade.

Source: WordPress 5.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release

Threat Roundup for August 23 to August 30

Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between Aug. 23 and Aug. 30. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioural characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are automatically protected from these threats.

Source: Threat Roundup for August 23 to August 30