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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Microsoft warns more BlueKeep attacks to come

For the third time this year, Microsoft has warned users and organizations to stay vigilant against BlueKeep and patch their systems. In collaboration with security researchers, Microsoft investigated recent system crashes have been caused by a BlueKeep Metasploit module.

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Microsoft August 2019 Security Updates

Microsoft issued the August 2019 Security Updates on Tuesday that include 93 unique vulnerability fixes, 29 of those rated critical. In addition, two of the patches address two critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) "wormable" vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-1181 and CVE-2019-1182) in Remote Desktop Services.

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BlueKeep scanning activity picks up

Security experts have been warning about bad actors soon developing exploits for a BlueKeep vulnerability that was patched by Microsoft earlier this month. Exploits in the wild are likely closer than ever after one security company spotted a huge uptick in scanning for BlueKeep over the weekend.

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