Will Windows 10 leave enterprises vulnerable to zero-days?

One thing Microsoft has been very public about is Windows 10’s new strategy of releasing patches to update the operating system at different times for consumer and enterprise versions.

Operating System Vulnerabilities, Exploits and Insecurity

iOS and OS X the most vulnerable operating systems? Don’t confuse vulnerabilities with exploits, or patch frequency with insecurity.

Microsoft to end free Advance Security Notifications

Microsoft is changing the way it distributes its Advance Notification Service, and will no longer make the security bulletins publicly available, according to eWeek.

Windows exploitation in 2014

Today, we published our research about Windows exploitation in 2014. This report contains interesting information about vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Office patched over the course of the year, drive-by download attacks and mitigation techniques.

Gamescom 2014: World of Malware?

The gaming industry keeps growing, and the crowds at Cologne’s Gamescom 2014, show why big game titles are rapidly becoming a target for cybercrime. Our tips will help you enjoy the latest games – without hackers declaring ‘Game Over’.

Malware: Every USB port is “defenseless” against new scam

The billions of USB ports in use in PCs are vulnerable to a new attack – which can undetectably install malware, steal data and seize control of machines.

Would you allow cybercriminals onto your computer for money?

Cybercriminals could buy their way into your computer for less than a dollar, a new study has found. The study, led by Nicolas Christin at Carnegie Mellon University, examined how much money they would have to offer home users to install software onto their computers or other devices.

Protégete del nuevo Zero-Day en Internet Explorer y Flash

El pasado sábado 26 de abril, Microsoft dio a conocer una vulnerabilidad de tipo 0-day en su navegador Internet Explorer, la cual podría permitir ejecución de código remoto. Este error afecta a todas las versiones del navegador, desde la 6 hasta la 11. Esta es la primera vulnerabilidad que no va a corregir para Windows

Rescata tus archivos eliminados gracias a PhotoRec

Es frecuente borrar archivos accidentalmente, ya sea de la memoria del teléfono móvil, de la computadora personal, un reproductor mp3 o un dispositivo USB. Pero no siempre se tiene un backup de esa información, y al eliminarla se pierde por completo. En esta oportunidad hablaremos acerca de una herramienta de código abierto y libre con

Goodbye, Windows XP!

This patch Tuesday, April 8, 2014, sees the last updates to be released to the public for Windows XP and Office 2003. After today, these programs have reached their End of Life (EOL) status, and will no longer be supported by Microsoft

If you love someone, upgrade them from XP

It is us, the nerdy geeks who are into computers, who have a moral right to help the great unwashed, and lead them into a bright new future without Windows XP.

Game over: el soporte para Windows XP llegó a su fin

El día de hoy, 8 de abril, va a quedar en la historia como un hito, porque el soporte oficial de Windows XP llegó a su final. Este acontecimiento tiene un impacto muy importante debido a la popularidad que aún tiene esta versión del SO de Microsoft, especialmente en la industria bancaria: se encuentra en

Microsoft to fix zero-day flaw that meant just previewing an Outlook email could infect your computer

It’s one thing to have a security hole that relies upon users visiting an infected website, or opening a dodgy attachment – but it’s quite a different level of threat when simply *previewing* a message in your email client infects your computer.

With just days to go, just how many PCs are still running Windows XP?

If computers continue to run Windows XP, and don’t receive any more security patches. they are not just putting themselves and the data they carry at risk, they are endangering all of us who use the internet.

5 Tips for protecting Windows XP machines after April 8, 2014

Microsoft will cease providing security updates for the Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014. If you cannot get away from Windows XP yet, there are still a few things you can do to keep yourself safe.

Spice: cómo auditar PCI DSS v3.0 con un clic

Auditar la implementación de una normativa puede ser una tarea compleja que implica un gran trabajo para recopilar y analizar la información. En este sentido, SPICE es una herramienta muy sencilla y que revisa el cumplimiento de algunos requisitos claves relacionados con la gestión de la seguridad en equipos con sistema operativo Windows. Esta herramienta

El 95% de los cajeros de EE.UU. aún operan con Windows XP

Desde hace varios meses Microsoft está anunciando que va a dejar de dar soporte a Windows XP, hecho que finalmente sucederá el 8 de abril de este año. No obstante, dicha versión del sistema operativo Windows sigue vigente en muchos equipos, como por ejemplo en EE.UU. donde el 95% de los 420 mil cajeros automáticos

El costo de las aplicaciones #Segurinfo

Cada vez son más y más las aplicaciones creadas que se usan para el esparcimiento, el control de dispositivos como televisores, equipos audio o luces, entre otras usos. Claramente, el objetivo es facilitar situaciones de la vida cotidiana, y los ciberdelincuentes también están al tanto de este objetivo. Saben que, por ejemplo, muchos usuarios prestan

Attack ‘bypasses’ Microsoft’s zero-day protection tool

Researchers have demonstrated an attack that completely bypasses the protections offered by EMET – a Microsoft toolkit used to provide safeguards against zero-day attacks, according to Ars Technica.

Cash crash ahead? ‘Death’ of Windows XP could leave 95% of world’s ATMs vulnerable

Banks around the world face a looming deadline to upgrade their ATMS – 95% of machines worldwide run Windows XP, which Microsoft will cease to support on April 8. Just 15% of America’s ATMs are expected to upgrade by that point.

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