Netizen Cyber Threat Intelligence – June 24, 2015


Welcome to the Netizen IT Threat Intelligence Newsletter.  A complimentary service of Netizen Corporation, intended to help protect your business from the ever growing and ever changing threat of cyber attacks.

 ZERO DAY VULNERABILITY ALERT 

HP Drops The Hammer On Unpatched Internet Explorer 11’s Zero Day Vulnerability

” Last year HP’s highly regarded Zero Day Initiative group found a bug in Internet Explorer 11 and reported it to Microsoft.  Microsoft refuses to fix a known flaw in Internet Explorer 11, and so HP is raising the stakes by publishing proof-of-concept code that could be used to attack the weakness.”

 

 


600 Million Samsung Galaxy Phones Exposed To Hackers

“Every Samsung Galaxy device — from the S3 to the latest S6 — has a significant flaw that lets in hackers.  The vulnerability lives in the phones’ keyboard software, which can’t be deleted. The flaw potentially allows hackers to spy on anyone using a Samsung Galaxy phone.”
June 17th, 2015 – CNN.com

 

U.S. Data Hack May Be 4 Times Larger Than The Government Originally Said  

“The U.S. Office of Personnel Management still says the hack could affect 4.2 million Americans.  The FBI director told lawmakers the actual number could be 18 million Americans”

June 23rd, 2015 – CNN.com
 


In Other News:
Healthcare Cyber Security Primer Outlines Defensive Strategies – FierceHealthIT.com, 6/22/2015
Cybersecurity Firm LastPass Hacked; User Data Stolen – Time, 6/16/2015
Hacker Can Send Fatal Dose To Hospital Drug Pumps – Wired, 6/8/2015

 

Now Is The Time To Be Proactive In Protecting Your Business.  We Can Help:

Netizen Corporation, with years of security expertise, can provide your business with the understanding and preparation needed to most effectively protect its valuable information. We implement dynamic and flexible solutions, establishing a proactive defense against security breaches from the human element to the cloud.  We will help safeguard  your valuable information.

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