News – June 2018


  • Researchers Warn of Microsoft Zero-Day RCE Bug

    June 1, 2018

    Researchers have discovered a medium-severity Windows vulnerability that enables remote attackers to execute arbitrary code – and Microsoft hasn’t issued a patch yet. The flaw, which was first discovered by Dmitri Kaslov of Telspace Systems, exists within the handling of error objects in JScript, according to a Tuesday advisory by Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative group. Read more… Source: ...

  • State-sponsored cyber attacks deserve tougher responses: ASPI report

    June 1, 2018

    “If cyberattacks really pose a significant threat, governments need to start thinking of them like they think of other incidents in the physical world,” says a new policy paper from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). “It is telling that Prime Minister Theresa May made public attribution of the Salisbury poisonings in a matter of days ...

  • Nocturnal Stealer Lets Low-Skilled Cybercrooks Harvest Sensitive Info

    May 31, 2018

    The Nocturnal Stealer malware has crept into the Dark Web like a thief in the night, offering criminals a lucrative payday for a small price — and little effort. It’s a commodity malware, debuting on an underground forum in March for the low price of $25. It steals things, including 28 different kinds of cryptocurrency wallets, ...