In a breach notification letter posted online, General Electric (GE) said one of their service providers Canon Business Process Services experienced a data breach last month. The breach exposed certain personal data on past and present GE employees, as well as their beneficiaries.
Apple has released security updates for iOS 13.4, macOS Catalina 10.15.4, Safari 13.1 and other products.
Microsoft has issued a new security advisory for two remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in Adobe Type Manager (ATM) Library exploited in the wild. Microsoft also published several workarounds to reduce risk until a patch is rolled out.
Drupal has released a critical security update to address third-party library CKEditor XSS vulnerabilities in Drupal 8.7.x and 8.8.x.
Google has released Chrome 80.0.3987.149 for Windows, Mac and Linux, as well as a new version of Chrome for Android. The update addresses 13 security fixes to include 9 High severity vulnerabilities.
Adobe has released security updates for ColdFusion, PhotoShop, Acrobat and Reader, Genuine Integrity Service, Experience Manager and Bridge products.
Trend Micro has patched five vulnerabilities in multiple products. The updates address two zero-days - one Critical risk vulnerability CVE-2020-8467 and another High risk vulnerability CVE-2020-8468 under active attack in the wild. In addition, the company also patched three other Critical vulnerabilities that require no authentication to exploit.
VMware has released patches for a critical vulnerability in VMware Workstation and Fusion products. The company also fixed high severity vulnerabilities in VMware Horizon Client for Windows and VMRC for Windows.
In the wake of Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft has issued sound guidance for security leaders to improve remote worker security. Tech companies are also offering small businesses free access to online collaboration tools during the outbreak.
To prepare for possible impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), more organizations are electing to have their employees work remotely from home. With that responsibility, more organizations will need to adopt a heightened level of security to protect themselves from attackers who look to exploit weaknesses in enterprise virtual private networks (VPNs).