Items tagged with Sandworm

Brace yourself, Patch Tuesday is coming. This time around, Microsoft released a total of eight security bulletins, three of which are rated Critical and the other five listed as Important. All combined, these eight security updates will patch up 24 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) in Windows, Office, .NET Framework, .ASP, .NET, and Internet Explorer. Among the fixes is a patch for a vulnerability being exploited by the Sandworm Team, the name given to a group of Russian hackers who have been taking advantage of a particular zero-day security hole that's been shipping in all versions of Windows (save for Windows XP) for the past several years. Image Source: Flickr (Robert Scoble) The... Read more...