Acer systems based in Taiwan have been hit with a cyberattack, nearly a week after Acer offices in India were hit by a similar attack launched by the same cybergang.
The Apache Software Foundation has patched an Apache Tomcat Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability CVE-2021-42340 that may lead to a memory leak and over time a denial of service via an OutOfMemoryError.
Juniper Networks has released security advisories to fix many vulnerabilities on Junos OS, PTX Series, QFX Series, SRX Series network devices and multiple other products.
Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Adobe Connect, Adobe Reader Mobile, Adobe Commerce, Adobe Campaign Standard, and ops-cli.
Microsoft has released the October 2021 Security Updates that includes patches for 74 vulnerabilities, 3 of those rated Critical. The updates also address 4 zero-day bugs, 1 of those actively exploited in the wild.
Apple has released a security update for iOS 15.0.2 with fix for zero-day exploited in the wild.
Google has released Chrome 94 security update (94.0.4606.81) for Windows, Mac and Linux with fixes for multiple vulnerabilities.
Check Point Research has revealed that Trickbot is once again the most popular malware, according to a Global Threat Index report for September 2021. A remote access trojan, njRAT, was also added to the top 10 report for first time ever.
A previously unknown malware family dubbed FontOnLake is targeting Linux systems. The malware is made up of “custom and well-designed modules.”
The Mozilla Foundation has patched four High risk vulnerabilities in Firefox 93, as well as added security feature that blocks unsafe downloads.