Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Threatpost RSA Conference 2018 Preview Threatpost's Tom Spring and Lindsey O'Donnell talk about the top security trends that they are watching out for at the 2018 RSA Conference this week in San Francisco.
Calls For Regulation Build After Facebook Privacy Fallout Political actors and privacy activists are calling for more regulations on data privacy after Facebook's data security scandal.
New ‘Early Bird’ Code Injection Technique Helps APT33 Evade Detection Researchers have identified what they are calling an Early Bird code injection technique used by the Iranian group APT33 to burrow the TurnedUp malware inside infected systems while evading anti-malware tools.
AMD Rolls Out Spectre Fixes AMD notified users about new available Spectre CPU firmware and Windows 10 patches.

Latest News

Office 365 Phishing Campaign Hides Malicious URLs in SharePoint Files

Researchers say the \\"PhishPoint\\" tactic has already impacted 10 percent of Office 365 users globally.

ThreatList: Financial-Themed Phishing Hooks Targets in Q2

In addition to traditional phishing, fraudulent cryptocurrency offers pose a rising trend.

Podcast: Bugcrowd Founder on Printer Bugs, IoT Bounty Hunting and New VDP Project

Bugcrowd's CTO and founder Casey Ellis talked to Threatpost about the recently launched HP printer bug bounty program.

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Addresses Two Zero-Days in 60-Flaw Roundup

Microsoft rolled out 60 patches for its Patch Tuesday release, impacting 19 critical flaws and 39 important flaws.

Intel CPUs Undermined By Fresh Speculative Execution Flaws

'Foreshadow\\" and other vulnerabilities in Intel processors can be exploited to steal sensitive information stored inside personal computers or personal clouds.

Microsoft Flaw Allows Full Multi-Factor Authentication Bypass

This is similar to taking a room key for a building and turning it into a skeleton key that works on every door in the building.

Google Services Track User Movements In Privacy Faux Pas

A recent report found that Google services - with functions like checking maps, the weather, and search - are tracking users even when they deny permission.

Researchers Break IPsec VPN Connections with 20-Year-Old Protocol Flaw

The attack targets IKE’s handshake implementation used for IPsec-based VPN connections, opening the door for MiTM attacks or for bad actors to access data carried in VPN sessions.

Adobe Patch Tuesday: Fixes for Critical Acrobat and Reader Flaws

Adobe's August Patch Tuesday release impacts Flash Player, and Acrobat DC and Reader.