Irony, thy name is SANS: 28k records nicked from infosec training org after staffer’s email account phished

Names, email addresses, phone numbers, job titles, company names, country of residence etc. pinched Cybersecurity training organisation the SANS Institute suffered the loss of 28,000 items of personally identifiable information (PII) after a staffer’s email account was accessed by malicious people.…

This is node joke. Tor battles to fend off swarm of Bitcoin-stealing evil exit relays making up about 25% of outgoing capacity at its height

Cash-strapped privacy devs face determined miscreants who keep coming back for more The Tor Project has confirmed someone, or some group, is in control of a large number of Bitcoin-snaffling exit nodes in its anonymizing network, and it’s battling to boot them off.…

Microsoft patches 2 actively exploited zero-day flaws

Pictured: the Mountain View, California regional headquarters of Microsoft, which just patched 120 software vulnerabilities for Patch Tuesday. (Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) With its latest regularly scheduled security update, Microsoft has fixed 120 software vulnerabilities, including 17 critical flaws, one of which is a zero-day bug that has been actively exploited in

Microsoft patches 2 actively exploited zero-day flaws

Pictured: the Mountain View, California regional headquarters of Microsoft, which just patched 120 software vulnerabilities for Patch Tuesday. (Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) With its latest regularly scheduled security update, Microsoft has fixed 120 software vulnerabilities, including 17 critical flaws, one of which is a zero-day bug that has been actively exploited in

Adobe eliminates 11 critical bugs in Acrobat, Reader

Pictured: Adobe headquarters in San Jose, California. Adobe patched 26 bugs on Patch Tuesday in August 2020. (Lisa Werner/Contributor) For the August edition of Patch Tuesday, Adobe Systems today supplied fixes for 26 vulnerabilities — 11 critical — in Acrobat and Reader and one in its image organization and manipulation software Lightroom Classic.