VPNFilter Malware Infection

VPNFilter Malware Infection

On Friday, May 27th, the FBI released an announcement stating that “Foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide.” [0] The compromise is a malware strain dubbed VPNFilter by the researchers who discovered it. Authorities...


CPU Vulnerabilities “Meltdown” and “Spectre”

CPU Vulnerabilities “Meltdown” and “Spectre”

2018-01 ATS Security Advisory -CPU Vulnerabilities “Meltdown” and “Spectre Summary A new class of vulnerability was recently discovered and reported by security researchers. Two specific examples of this vulnerability, called “Meltdown” and “Spectre” can allow an attacker to read any memory content on a computer. This memory...


RDP Vulnerabilities

RDP Vulnerabilities

Summary On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019, Microsoft’s Security Response Center released a statement along with a patch for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services. The vulnerability affects Windows Server versions 2008 R2, 2008, and 2003. Windows 7 and XP are also affected. If...


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Google Docs Phishing Attack

Google Docs Phishing Attack

Summary Yesterday afternoon a unique phishing attack impersonating Google Docs quickly began spreading via email. The email appeared to be sharing a Google Doc and contained a link to a legitimate Google webpage, requesting permissions to your account. If you granted the permissions, the attacker had...


Phishing Attacks Simulating Federated Authentication Forms

Phishing Attacks Simulating Federated Authentication Forms

Summary Attackers are using phishing emails with links to landing pages that impersonate federated authentication pages from common providers such as Gmail, Office 365, Yahoo and Twitter. Typically, an attacker may send a link to a “secure” document or message hosted at one of these providers....