A new strain of the Crowti ransomware, also dubbed Cryptowall 3.0, is moving on the I2P anonymity network.
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Microsoft issued eight Patch Tuesday security bulletins, including a fix for a vulnerability disclosed by Google and another under active attack.
Microsoft called Google out over the weekend for publicly disclosing the details of a Windows privilege elevation vulnerability just a week before the company’s patch Tuesday release.
Microsoft pulled the plug on its Advanced Notification Service (ANS), offering it going forward only to paying Premier customers.
Spam campaigns in the U.K. are using Office macros to spread the Dridex banking Trojan, researchers at Trustwave report.
Security researchers are tracking a new version of the Emomet malware that is targeting users’ banking credentials and also has the ability to steal email usernames and passwords, which are then used to send spam from compromised accounts. The new variant of Emomet has mostly been seen targeting users in Germany, but researchers at Microsoft[…]
Some Skype users have reported seeing malicious ads inside their Skype clients in recent days that lead to a site that tries to download a fake Adobe or Java update.
Microsoft reports it has seen wire transfer spam carrying attachments containing the Upatre downloader which then infects machines with the Dyreza banking Trojan.
Microsoft has given Windows admins the option to remove the SSL 3.0 fallback from Internet Explorer. By disabling SSL 3.0, IE is no longer vulnerable to POODLE attacks.
Microsoft’s December 2014 advanced Patch Tuesday notification includes three critical bulletins and a missing Exchange patch originally scheduled for November.