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PwnFest

Hackers take over Microsoft’s Edge browser and VMware Workstation to win cash.

Make Sure You Patch MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona

If you have a database, patch it.  Flaws can be chained together to completely compromise a server.

Google Releases Details on Microsoft 0Day

Google only gave Microsoft 7 days before it released details about a 0Day currently in use in the wild.  Microsoft is rushing to create a patch.

New MacBook Pros have Arm Processor

To run the touch bar and touchid sensor.

Windows Atom Bombing Exploit

Using atom tables to get malicious code executed.  All Windows versions are vulnerable.  No patch as this “expected” behavior.

Flash Player Update

Adobe has released a critical patch for a Flash Player vulnerability being used in the wild.

iOS JPEG Vulnerability

If you use iOS, make sure patch it ASAP.  This flaw can be triggered by just viewing a malicious JPEG.

NCSAM Week 4 – Building a Cyber Security Workforce With You In It

October 24-28 is Week Four of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign, a national initiative to ensure everyone knows what they need to do to stay safe online. Stay engaged: Attend one of this week’s IT Security presentations: Theme:   Building a Cyber Security Workforce With You In It Dates:   This Tuesday (10/18) or Wednesday (10/19) Time:   10:00 -10:45am Location:   University Center SIGNAL MOUNTAIN Room Keep up with the IT

Dirty Cow Linux Vulnerability

Allows local users to get root level access.  Patch ASAP.

NCSAM Week 3 – Combating Cybercrime

October 17-21 is Week Three of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign, a national initiative to ensure everyone knows what they need to do to stay safe online. Stay engaged: Attend one of this week’s IT Security presentations: Theme:   Recognizing and Combating Cybercrime. Dates:   This Tuesday (10/18) or Wednesday (10/19) Time:   10:00 -10:45am Location:   University Center OCOEE Room (Please note the room change) Keep up with the IT Security

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