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− UK Spy Chief to Warn of 'Huge' China Tech Threat

Britain's GCHQ spy agency chief will warn Western countries Tuesday of the "huge threat" from China seeking to exploit its tech dominance to control its own citizens and gain influence abroad.

https://www.securityweek.com/uk-spy-chief-warn-huge-china-tech-threat

− Albania weighed invoking NATO’s Article 5 over Iranian cyberattack

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama talks about the recent massive cyberattacks on his nation and when an attack warrants a NATO response. The discussion inside the Albanian government over triggering Article Five underscores the ongoing debate as to whether a cyberattack will ever be serious enough to truly trigger a full-blown NATO collective defence response

https://www.politico.com/news/2022/10/05/why-albania-chose-not-to-pull-the-nato-trigger-after-cyberattack-00060347

Vulnerabilities

− Microsoft Warns of New Zero-Day; No Fix Yet for Exploited Exchange Server Flaws

Microsoft on Tuesday released software fixes to address more than 90 security defects affecting products in the Windows ecosystem and warned that one of the vulnerabilities was already being exploited as zero-day in the wild.

https://www.securityweek.com/microsoft-warns-new-zero-day-no-fix-yet-exploited-exchange-server-flaws

− PoC Exploit Released for Critical Fortinet Auth Bypass Bug Under Active Attacks

A proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code has been made available for the recently disclosed critical security flaw affecting Fortinet FortiOS, FortiProxy, and FortiSwitchManager, making it imperative that users move quickly to apply the patches.

https://thehackernews.com/2022/10/poc-exploit-released-for-critical.html

− Critical Vulnerabilities in FortiOS, FortiSwitchManager and FortiProxy

Fortinet has released a critical software update1 for FortiOS, FortiSwitchManager and FortiProxy, that addresses CVE-2022-40684, an authentication bypass on the administration interface.

https://www.ncsc.gov.ie/pdfs/FortiOS_CVE-2022-40684.pdf

Community News

− EU Ambassadors Annual Conference 2022: Opening speech by High Representative Josep Borrell

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign and Security Policy responsible for building a Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). In doing that, we have to deal with the new ‘frontiers of diplomacy’

https://www.eeas.europa.eu/eeas/eu-ambassadors-annual-conference-2022-opening-speech-high-representative-josep-borrell_en

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