Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Share Zero-day in Internet Explorer – Microsoft cloud leaked big – Dating apps accused of sharing user data with advertisers Microsoft has disclosed a vulnerability in the Internet Explorer web browser that is being actively exploited and has yet to receive a patch. More than 250 million customer service and support records were exposed by […]

Google: Flaws in Apple’s privacy tool could enable tracking

Safari’s anti-tracking feature could apparently give access to users’ browsing habits An anti-tracking tool baked into Apple’s Safari web browser was found to contain flaws that, if abused, could enable the very thing that the tool was designed to prevent, according to a team of Google researchers. In a recently released report, the researchers disclosed […]

Microsoft exposed 250 million customer support records

Databases containing 14 years’ worth of customer support logs were publicly accessible with no password protection Over 250 million customer service and support records were exposed by Microsoft over a two-day period in December 2019 due to a server misconfiguration. Since the records weren’t secured with any authentication measures, anyone with an internet connection and […]

CVE-2020-0601 Q&A

This past Tuesday, Microsoft released its normal, monthly updates to Windows and other Microsoft products. Among the fixes included in this month’s release was one that resolves a security vulnerability in Windows, known variously as CVE-2020-0601, Chain of Fools and Curveball. To address the many questions we’ve received over the past week, we’ve done a […]

Alerta: vulnerabilidad día cero en Internet Explorer

La Oficina de Seguridad del Internauta alerta sobre una vulnerabilidad que afecta al navegador Internet Explorer. Un ciberdelincuente, a través de un sitio web especialmente diseñado, podría explotar el fallo de seguridad para realizar acciones maliciosas que afecten a la privacidad y seguridad del usuario. Recursos afectados Cualquier usuario que utilice el navegador Internet Explorer […]