Microsoft has released an out-of-band security update for a serious and actively used number of exploits on Microsoft Exchange. They named it Hafnium. The following versions of Exchange Server are affected: Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2019 Is this attack connected to the SolarWinds attack?Microsoft has said that it has seen “no

Mobile location data exposure

There is a good reason why we should limit location feature in our smart phones and portable devices. The US National Security Agency published a helpful reminder. However take the following into account; the “document may be useful to a wide range of users, it is intended primarily for NSS/DoD system users”. The full document

Zoom Has Active Vulnerability

Zoom has an actively exploited vulnerability. Zoom is a “remote conferencing services company headquartered in San Jose, California. It provides a remote conferencing service that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration” The problem starts when you chat with other meeting attendees and in particular when you sent them a link. If the

Bad Actors Are Taking Advantage Of Coronavirus, of course they would!

The treat actors are known to take advantage of bad news. This time  they are not stopping capitalising on the Coronavirus global outbreak. Here are the Indicator Of Compromises (IOCs)that you need to be aware of -courtesy of Talosintelligence: Hashes (SHA256) 345d8b4c0479d97440926471c2a8bed43162a3d75be12422c1c410f5ec90acd9 (Parallax RAT) Adde95e8813ca27d88923bd091ca2166553a7b904173ef7a2c04bb3ddf8b14a9 (Wiper) C57fa2a5d1a65a687f309f23ca3cfc6721d382b06cf894ee5cd01931bbc17a46 (Nanocore) Emotet Maldocs (SHA256) 006dc4ebf2c47becdc58491162728990147717a0d9dd76fefa9b7eb83937c60b 0a84308348fee6bbfe64a9ef23bb9c32cb319bcdf5cf78ddfda4a83dadea4b8e 0a8aa3f413a8989bb89599dfc2404f7d34dfbb2e3ce26e900d228e9e8c8908b8 0fdc97da1c297e6fef93910008fc5c47cbdcd3e2987bc163467b34f56de112ff

Travelex goes offline as it suffers ransomware attack, criminals were demanding $3m

Just before the turn of the year, Travelex, the foreign currency exchange service suspended their online services and took their systems offline after “a software virus was discovered”. They put out the following notice which is still displayed on their web site, 8 days later. A similar notice is shown on their twitter account. The