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Update Adobe Media Encoder Immediately With Current Patch

Adobe took the unusual step of releasing an out of band patch to address a trio of serious security issues in Adobe Media Encoder. The program is used by tens of thousands ...

New Malware Maker Got Past Apple Security

Apple has been historically very good at keeping malware out of their app store, and they're constantly improving their security protocols on that front. In fact, since February of this year (2020), ...

Microsoft Takes Another Step Against Malware

Ever since Microsoft released Windows Vista, the Redmond giant has made it possible for users to disable Microsoft Defender by way of the Registry. Unfortunately, by granting that ability, it gave well-designed ...

Trickbot Adds New Trick Linux Malware

Trickbot is about as bad as they come in the world of malware. Originally a malware strain from the Windows ecosystem, security professionals have recently found samples of the code in the ...

Cisco Data Center Manager Software Users Should Patch Immediately

Do you use Cisco's Data Center Manager Software? If so, be advised that the company recently issued an advisory concerning a serious security flaw. The advisory reads, in part, as follows: "The ...

Trickbot Malware Went Into Hiding And Now It’s Back

For more than five months, the internet breathed a collective sigh of relief as one of the most notorious strains of malware, Emotet, went dark and ceased all activity. It was as ...

Android Users Beware Of BlackRock Malware Credential Stealer

Do you have an Android phone? If so, be advised that there's a new threat to be on the lookout for. The threat takes the form of a malware strain that's being ...

Some High-Profile Twitter Accounts Were Recently Hacked

An as-yet unidentified hacker pulled off quite a heist on Twitter recently. He (or she) gained access to a Twitter Admin account, and used that access to rapidly take control of a ...

Trickbot Malware Has A New Trick Up Its Sleeves

Malware Lab's researcher Maciej Kotowicz has made an intriguing discovery that makes the Trickbot banking trojan even more of a threat. The most recent strain of the malware he looked at is ...

VMware Patches Many Security Issues To Fix Certain Vulnerabilities

Does your company make use of VMware products? If so, be advised that a pair of researchers from Synacktiv recently reported a series of critical security flaws in VMware's ESXi, Workstation and ...

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