ngCERT VMware Tools vulnerability
ngCERT VMware Tools vulnerability
  • Alert & Advisory
  • January 16, 2020

A vulnerability in VMware Tools is a functionality that was removed from VMware Tools 11.0.0 and it has been determined to affect VMware Tools for Windows version 10.x.y.

ngCERT Advisory on Scranos Malware
ngCERT Advisory on Scranos Malware
  • Alert & Advisory
  • February 10, 2020

Scranos is a Trojan horse that steals information from the compromised computer. It may also download potentially malicious files. Scranos cloaks itself as cracked software or apps that pose as legitimate programs, such as ebook readers, video players, drivers, and even security products. Upon execution, a rootkit driver is installed to hide the malware.

Windows 10 Task Scheduler Zero-Day Vulnerability
Windows 10 Task Scheduler Zero-Day Vulnerability
  • Vulnerability
  • February 10, 2020

Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler is a set of Microsoft Windows components that allows for the execution of scheduled tasks. The exploit "functions reliably on 32- and 64-bit Windows 10 platforms, as well as Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019.

Intel Chips Vulnerability
Intel Chips Vulnerability
  • Vulnerability
  • February 10, 2020

Millions of computers powered by Intel processors are affected by vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors to obtain potentially sensitive information. The side-channel attack methods, named ZombieLoad, Rogue In-Flight Data Load,(RIDL) and Fallout, are similar to the notorious Meltdown and Spectre. The attack methods work against both PCs and cloud environments, and they can be launched against most Intel CPUs.

Windows BlueKeep Vulnerability
Windows BlueKeep Vulnerability
  • Vulnerability
  • February 10, 2020

BlueKeep Vulnerability exists within the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) used by the Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (OSs). An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to perform remote code execution on an unprotected system.

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