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.
Adobe has released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
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.
The Apache HTTP Server Foundation has patched a path traversal and file disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2021-41773) in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.49.
A new advanced persistent threat (APT) group dubbed ChamelGang has been targeting Russian Energy and Aviation industries, as well as entities in 9 other countries.
Google has released Chrome 94 security update (94.0.4606.71) with patches for 2 zero-day vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-37975 and CVE-2021-37976) exploited in the wild.