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Date : Friday 14-05-2019 16:00 ; Friday 21-06-2019 16:00

 

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− Twitter Shuts Down 5000 State-Sponsored Accounts

Social network closes down further inauthentic behavior on site


https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/twitter-shutters-5000-1/


 

− Phishing Attack Exposes Data of 645,000 Oregon DHS Clients

The Department of Human Services (DHS) in Oregon today started notifying 
over half a million of its clients that their personal information was 
exposed to an unauthorized party in a data breach incident announced 
earlier this year. 


https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-attack-exposes-
data-of-645-000-oregon-dhs-clients/


 

− Decryptor Released for Latest GandCrab Ransomware Variants

A free decryption tool is now available for the victims of the latest 
variants of the GandCrab ransomware.  
 

 
https://www.securityweek.com/decryptor-released-latest-gandcrab-
ransomware-variants



 


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− DHS Issues Alert for Windows 'BlueKeep' Vulnerability

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the U.S. 
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday issued an alert for 
the Windows vulnerability tracked as BlueKeep and CVE-2019-0708.


https://www.securityweek.com/dhs-issues-alert-windows-bluekeep-
vulnerability


 

− U.S. Government Announces Critical Warning For Microsoft Windows
Users

Satnam Narang tells Forbes that the level of attention surrounding
BlueKeep is warranted.


https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/06/18/u-s-government-
announces-critical-warning-for-microsoft-windows-users/





 

 

− DNS Attacks Grow More Frequent and Costly

 

The cost of DNS attacks jumped 49% from 2018.


https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/dns-attacks-grow-more-frequent/



 

 

− Firefox Releases Critical Patch Update to Stop Ongoing Zero-Day

Attacks

Important Update [21 June 2019]—Mozilla on Thursday released another
update Firefox version 67.0.4 to patch a second zero-day vulnerability.
If you use the Firefox web browser, you need to update it right now.
Mozilla earlier today released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1
versions to patch a critical zero-day vulnerability in the browsing
software that hackers have been found exploiting

 


https://thehackernews.com/2019/06/mozilla-firefox-patch-update.html

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