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At the beginning of October 2017, we discovered new Android spyware with several features previously unseen in the wild.
In the course of further research, we found a number of related samples that point to a long-term development process. We believe the initial versions of this malware were created at least three years ago.
New corporate registrar sees growth acceleratingLondon, January 16th 2018 - Avenir Registrars Ltd, a provider of CREST registry services, has signed its 100th client.

The company celebrated its third anniversary in September 2017.

Avenir now acts as re...
Driver incompatibilities and microcode problems are both being reported.
Microsoft's insistence on a specific registry key setting for offering the updates on systems appears to be the issue, security vendor Barkly says.
Judging by downloads from the NPM registry, React, Facebook’s popular JavaScript UI library, has seen good fortunes lately as a front-end JavaScript framework while the Backbone framework has slipped. On the back end, Express dominates.In a study of...
NEWS ANALYSIS: Microsoft is halting all updates, including security updates, on Windows systems with badly-behaved antivirus products.

But you can fix this problem.
Microsoft is pausing the rollout of Windows Meltdown and Spectre patches until hosted anti-virus software vendors confirms no unsupported Windows kernel calls via the addition of a registry key on PCs.

Happy IR in the New Year!

Endpoint anal In IR cases we use a very simple script that is uploaded to every Windows computer in the corporate network to collect logs, NTFS data, entries from the Windows registry and strings from the binary files to find out how exactly the attackers were moving through the network.
Itrsquo;s holiday season and it is our pleasure to share this script with you.
Researcher finds logger, turned off by default, could be turned on with a registry change.
The new interface takes regular searching out of Cortana's hands.
Microsoft Windows 8 introduced a change in how system-wide mandatory ASLR is implemented.

This change requires system-wide bottom-up ASLR to be enabled for mandatory ASLR to receive entropy.

Tools that enable system-wide ASLR without also setting bottom-up ASLR will fail to properly randomize executables that do not opt in to ASLR.
Microsoft Equation Editor contains a stack buffer overflow,which can allow a remote,unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.