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Simple Registry Hacks Bypass Windows Digital Signature, Opening Gates For Malicious Code

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Windows Digital Signature check is a mechanism included in Microsoft Windows to make sure that the software or driver you’re trying to install is signed by a trusted entity, and the integrity of its binary file is preserved. This digital frisking is done with the help of their home-grown code-signing…

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Microsoft finds critical wormable bug lurking in every version of Windows

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The vulnerability in Windows Search service could let a hacker take complete control over a server or workstation and leverage worm-like spreading capabilities like those found with WannaCry. Microsoft released its August 2017 patches on Tuesday, which fixed 48 security flaws in six of the company’s main products. While 25…

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Windows 10 users need to update their PC TODAY, or hackers could take control

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Windows 10 users at a risk from a “critical” vulnerability that lets cybercriminals take over their PCs, unless they update their computers now, Microsoft have patched dozens of major security vulnerabilities that affect all supported versions of Windows. One “critical” vulnerability enabled a hacker to exploit how Windows Search handles…

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Cyber criminals are targeting users in Thailand who run copied versions of Windows

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Microsoft is warning users in Thailand about the dangers of using copied versions of Windows and other software. The tech giant says cyber criminals are exploiting non genuine versions of software to spread malware. Users running pirated versions of Windows are leaving themselves wide open to a multitude of security…

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Hacking group uses Intel management system to sneak past Windows firewall

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hacking group uses Intel management system to sneak past Windows firewall

When you’re a bad guy breaking into a network, the first problem you need to solve is, of course, getting into the remote system and running your malware on it. But once you’re there, the next challenge is usually to make sure that your activity is as hard to detect…

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EY beefs up cyber security offerings with Open Windows acquisitions

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

EY beefs up cyber security offerings with Open Windows acquisitions

Professional services firm EY is acquiring Melbourne-based identity and access management provider Open Windows Australia. EY will add 45-plus identity management and access management professionals from Open Windows to its operations, under an agreement entered into and announced on Monday. According to Richard Watson, Lead Partner Cyber APAC, EY, the…

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CIA’s Windows XP to Windows 10 malware: WikiLeaks reveals Athena

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

CIA’s Windows XP to Windows 10 malware: WikiLeaks reveals Athena

The latest file revealed in WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 catalog of CIA hacking toolkit is Athena, a surveillance tool apparently designed to capture communications from Windows XP to Windows 10 machines. Details of the Athena malware are available in a document allegedly created by the CIA in November 2015. The malware is said to have been made in conjunction with US …

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If You Still Use Windows XP, Prepare For the Worst

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

If You Still Use Windows XP, Prepare For the Worst

AS A VICIOUS new strain of ransomware swept the UK’s National Health Service yesterday, shutting off services at hospitals and clinics throughout the region, experts cautioned that the best protection was to download a patch Microsoft had issued in March. The only problem? A reported 90 percent of NHS trusts run at least one Windows XP device, an operating system …

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WINDOW’S OPEN Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

WINDOW’S OPEN Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

A WINDOWS bug could allow hackers to remotely take over your PC or laptop by sending an email which can attack your system even if you don’t open it. The alleged flaw could allow crooks to make changes to your device and steal everything you have saved on there. The terrifying problem lies in a security tool used in all …

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Windows users urged to install latest updates following NSA hacking leak

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Windows users have been urged to make sure their operating systems are kept up to date after hackers released details of exploits which cyber criminals could use to hack Microsoft’s operating system. Details of the exploits were released by the … The post Windows users urged […]

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