May ’18 news bits

It’s been a busy month and my twitter feed isn’t working right tonight as I write this, so I’m not going to be able to put in direct links or accurate quotes.

But it has been an interesting month in the security world! You may have heard about some of these in the news. Some highlights (and lowlights):

Major DDOS cyber crime website shut down –computerweekly.com

“Drupalgeddon” touches off arms race to exploit powerful web servers (the bug was patched in March, but many have not installed the patch).

Site linked to bank hackers is closed down. Site was responsible for selling a tool which enabled some 4 million cyberattacks.

Adobe patches four critical bugs in Flash, Indesign. (do your updates!)

Full article: https://threatpost.com/adobe-patches-four-critical-bugs-in-flash-indesign/131097/

Podcast: How millions of apps leak private data https://threatpost.com/roman-unuchek-on-apps-leaking-private-data/131332/

That’s it for this month! Stay safe out there!

Posted in Breach, Hack, Scam, Updates.