Last week I told you about bug fixes announced by Android as part of its May security bulletin. Well, over the weekend Samsung began releasing fixes for 27 vulnerabilities. Twenty-one of those are labeled as high severity. Handsets affected are the S9, Note 8 and S8 phones. Make sure you get them installed. Those of […]
Last week I told you about bug fixes announced by Android as part of its May security bulletin. Well, over the weekend Samsung began releasing fixes for 27 vulnerabilities.
Twenty-one of those are labeled as high severity. Handsets affected are the S9, Note 8 and S8 phones. Make sure you get them installed.
Those of you who use the desktop version of the Signal Messaging App should apply the latest patch. It fixes a bug in the Windows and Linux versions that could allow an attacker to get at messages.
Meanwhile, a security researcher warns of a potential problem with the macOS version. Apparently it doesn’t totally delete messages.
According to a new report from cloud security vendor RedLock, there’s good news-bad news on the cyber security front. The good news is more organizations are implementing best practices to avert cloud account compromises.
Ransomware: This is what it looks like
Family Planning NSW has written to clients revealing that a “cyber-attack” on its website may have compromised a number of its online databases.
“These databases contained information from clients who had contacted Family Planning NSW through our website in the past two-and-a-half years, seeking appointments or leaving feedback,” said an email signed by Sue Carrick, chair of the organisation’s board, and CEO Ann Brassil.
Journalist Lauren Ingram posted the contents of the letter on Twitter.
Health service providers accounted for almost a quarter of the breaches reported in the first six weeks of operation of the government’s Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) scheme, which began on 22 February.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in April issued its first report on the scheme, which revealed it had received 63 reports of data breaches. Health service providers accounted for 24 per cent of the notifications received by the OAIC.
Yep, I have to say, really not good. Who is securing these sites?
Late last week, the team over at WineHQ announced the release of version 3.8, containing bug fixes alongside a few feature enhancements.
Masquerading as a systemd package, it has been revealed that malware is hiding in plain sight over at the Ubuntu Snap Store. Know your sources and always be cautious when installing third party application. This is true, regardless of the operating system.
Linux kernel 4.17 release candidate 5 has officially landed. It is mostly packed with driver updates.
Here is a bit of good news for Android users: presented at Google I/O 2018, Google may start forcing hardware manufacturers to push security updates on a more regular basis.
Attention PGP and S/MIME users: new vulnerabilities revealed which require immediate updates. Those who are immediately affected are the ones relying on such decryption tools for e-mail communication.