Microsoft issued the May 2019 Security Updates that include 79 unique vulnerability fixes, 22 rated critical. Additional guidance was also published to mitigate speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities.
A vulnerability in Facebook’s WhatsApp could allow attackers to install spyware on impacted smartphones.
Apple released security updates that address vulnerabilities in multiple products, to include iOS, macOS, Safari, watchOS, tvOS and Apple TV Software. Additional mitigations for speculative execution vulnerabilities in Intel CPUs or “Spectre” were also included in the latest macOS update.
Baltimore City computer network has been a victim of a ransomware attack that has taken data for hostage and knocked out city services.
WordPress version 5.2 dubbed “Jaco” is available for download and includes a number of new security features and improvements, such as digitally-signed updates, Site Health Check, and PHP error protection.