Security Advisories

4038556 - Guidance for securing applications that host the WebBrowser Control - Versi...

Revision Note: V1.0 (August 8, 2017): Advisory published.
Summary: Microsoft is releasing this security advisory to provide information regarding security settings for applications developed with the Microsoft Internet Explorer layout engine, also known as the Trident layout engine. This advisory also provides guidance on what developers and individuals can do to ensure that their applications hosting the WebBrowser Control are properly secured.

MS17-007 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (4013071) - Versio...

Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V2.0 (August 8, 2017): To comprehensively address CVE-2017-0071, Microsoft released the July security updates for all versions of Windows 10. Note that Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems, and Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems have been added to the Affected Products table as they are also affected by this vulnerability. Microsoft recommends that customers who have not already done so install the July 2017 security updates to be fully protected from this vulnerability.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Microsoft Edge. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

MS17-MAR - Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for March 2017 - Version: 4.0

Revision Note: V4.0 (August 8, 2017): For MS17-007, to comprehensively address CVE-2017-0071, Microsoft released the July security updates for all versions of Windows 10. Note that Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems, and Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems have been added to the Affected Products table as they are also affected by this vulnerability. Microsoft recommends that customers who have not already done so install the July 2017 security updates to be fully protected from this vulnerability
Summary: This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for March 2017

JavaScript’s Hidden Danger: Drive-by Downloads

WatchGuard’s Q1 2017 Internet Security Report found that two out of the top-ten most popular malware threats were malicious JavaScript. That’s right, while JavaScript may be well known for its many handy, legitimate uses, it’s also a popular obfuscation method that can allow cybercriminals to stealthily deliver malware via email or the web. Why is […]

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Packet Capture on AWS ~ New Solutions to Old Problems

Security professionals often attach a packet capture security appliance to a span port on hardware network equipment to capture network packets in a data center. On AWS customers do not have access to span ports and physical networking equipment. This led some security professionals to believe it is not possible to implement a packet capture […]

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Story of a Instagram Hacker – Daily Security Byte

In today’s video, I recommend a great article. In a Wired BackChannel story, Negar Mottahedeh wrote about his experience having his unique Instagram account hacked. He talks about the steps he took to get in communication with his hacker, and the interesting relationship they developed thereafter. While he doesn’t really learn what steps the attacker […]

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