Microsoft Office January Security Updates Fix Code Execution Bugs

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Microsoft released the January 2019 Office security updates, bundling a total of seven security updates and three cumulative updates for five different products, six of them patching flaws allowing remote code execution. Redmond also released the January 2020 Patch Tuesday security updates, with security updates for 49 vulnerabilities, seven of them being classified as Critical and 41 as… Read more »

Tails 4.2 Fixes Numerous Security Flaws, Improves Direct Upgrades

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The Tails Project released a new version of the security-focused Tails Linux distribution and advises users to upgrade as soon as possible to fix multiple security vulnerabilities impacting the previous Tails 4.1.1 version. Tails (short for The Amnesic Incognito Live System) is a Linux distro focused on guarding its users’ anonymity and help them circumvent censorship by forcing all Internet connections through the… Read more »

Europol Shuts Down ‘Imminent Monitor’ RAT Operations

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In a coordinated International law enforcement operation, Europol today announced to shut down the global organized cybercrime network behind Imminent Monitor RAT, yet another hacking tool that allows cybercriminals to gain complete control over a victim’s computer remotely. The operation targeted both buyers and sellers of the IM-RAT (Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan), which was sold to more… Read more »