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Bash/Shellshock Patches May Not be Enough to Protect Systems (October 15, 2014)

Simply patching systems against the Bash/Shellshock vulnerability may not be adequate.......

Cyber Security Must be Built Into Battlefield Systems Acquisition Process (October 14, 2014)

Cyber security needs to be built into the acquisitions process for battlefield components.......

FBI Director Acknowledges Some Warrantless Data Collection, Calls for Updated Wiretapping Laws (October 16, 2014)

FBI Director James Comey has admitted that in some cases, his agency does collect information without a warrant.......

Drupal Issues Patch for Critical Vulnerability (October 15 & 16, 2014)

A critical vulnerability in Drupal 7.......

South Korea Considering Issuing New National ID Numbers (October 14 & 16, 2014)

South Korea is considering reissuing national ID cards for every citizen following a series of breaches that compromised the current national ID numbers of nearly 80 percent of the country's population.......

Universal Plug-and-Play Devices Could be Used in Reflection DDoS Attacks (October 15, 2014)

Akamai says that misconfigured Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP) devices could be used to launch DDoS reflection attacks.......

Poodle Vulnerability Breaks SSL 3.0 (October 14 & 15, 2014)

A vulnerability that has been given the name Poodle could put systems at risk of man-in-the-middle attacks.......

Updates This Week From Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle, Google, and Apple (October 14 & 16, 2014)

This has been a big week for updates.......

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday (October 14 & 15, 2014)

Microsoft's set of updates address 24 vulnerabilities in a variety of products, including a flaw in Windows and Windows Server 2008 and 2012 that is actively exploited as part of the Sandworm attack (see below).......

Sandworm (October 13, 2014)

A malware attack/espionage attack known as Sandworm targeted systems belonging to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), government agencies in Poland and Ukraine, and several European industries over the past five years.......

Mozilla Updates Firefox to Version 33 (October 14, 2014)

The newest version of Mozilla's Firefox browser, Firefox 33, addresses eight security issues.......

FBI Warns US Companies of Cyber Attacks Linked to China (October 15 & 16, 2014)

The FBI has issued a private warning to US organizations about cyber attacks being launched by groups with links to the Chinese government.......