Microsoft issues advisory for two zero-day RCE vulnerabilities exploited in the wild (updated)

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.

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Trend Micro patches two zero-day vulnerabilities under active attack in the wild

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.

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Microsoft February 2020 Security Updates (includes IE zero-day fix)

Microsoft issued the February 2020 Security Updates that include 101 unique vulnerability fixes, 13 of those rated critical. The update also includes a patch for an IE zero-day scripting engine vulnerability CVE-2020-0674 disclosed in January.

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Threat actors are launching web shell attacks

Security experts from Microsoft have revealed threat actors are increasingly using web shell attacks in their campaigns. Microsoft's investigation revealed actors such as ZINC, KRYPTON, and GALLIUM, exploit known vulnerabilities to implant web shells on internet-facing web servers.

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The top 20 vulnerabilities to patch now (that are most under attack)

Security firm Verint analyzed the top 20 vulnerabilities to patch now that are under active attack and exploited by cyber attack groups worldwide. The report is aimed at assisting security teams in prioritizing and enhancing their organization's patch management efforts.

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