WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 194
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1- Attackers Actively Target Windows Installer Zero-Day
Attackers are actively exploiting a Windows Installer zero-day vulnerability that was discovered when a patch Microsoft issued for another security hole inadequately fixed the original and unrelated problem.
Over the weekend, security researcher Abdelhamid Naceri discovered a Windows Installer eleva…
2- Most Inspiring Women in Cyber 2021: Regina Bluman, Security Analyst at Algolia
The IT Security Guru’s Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards aims to shed a light on the remarkable women in our industry. The following is a feature on just one of the many phenomenal women put forward for the 2021 awards. Presented in a Q&A format, the nominee’s answers are written in their own wor…
3- Apple’s NSO Group Lawsuit Amps Up Pressure on Pegasus Spyware-Maker
In the wake of a zero-click zero-day exploit that was deployed against iPhone users, Apple has filed a lawsuit against NSO Group.
The complaint alleges that the maker of the infamous Pegasus mobile spyware is responsible for the illegal surveillance of Apple users. The computing giant is looking for…
4- Attackers Will Flock to Crypto Wallets, Linux in 2022: Podcast
Ransomware is on the rise, and attackers are massing in never-before-seen numbers, lining up to find victims.
Could the new year possibly get any worse? According to FortiGuard Labs, the answer is yes. According to its 2022 predictions, upcoming threats will target an expanding attack surface, meani…