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Microsoft’s December 2023 Patch Tuesday Includes Four Critical Flaws

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” Flaws Impacting Bluetooth & Antivirus Immersive Labs cyber security engineer Nikolas Cemerikic also highlighted CVE-2023-35634 , a remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Bluetooth Driver with a CVSS score of 8.0. You can unsubscribe at any time.

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How to Remove Malware: Removal Steps for Windows & Mac

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Antivirus programs and firewalls are pretty good at catching malware before it can infect devices, but occasionally malware can slip through defenses, endangering personal and financial information. Your Antivirus is Randomly Disabled Malware often disables antivirus software, leaving your device open to further infection.

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Best Ransomware Protection

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The best ransomware protection combines solid, layered security defenses with data backups that an attacker can’t encrypt. A good ransomware protection program should install as a layer on top of your existing antivirus software for maximum protection. Use of Comodo Antivirus software. Regular Software Updates.

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Experts found DLL Hijacking issues in Avast, AVG, and Avira solutions

Security Affairs

Flaws in Avast, AVG, and Avira Antivirus could be exploited by an attacker to load a malicious DLL file to bypass defenses and escalate privileges. “this vulnerability could have been used in order to achieve self-defense bypass, defense evasion, persistence and privilege escalation.”

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Experts link the Black Basta ransomware operation to FIN7 cybercrime gang

Security Affairs

In order to weaken the security defenses installed on the target machine, Black Basta targets installed security solutions with specific batch scripts downloaded into the Windows directory. The DisableAntiSpyware parameter allows disabling the Windows Defender Antivirus in order to deploy another security solution.

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Why BYOD Is the Favored Ransomware Backdoor

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This category also includes routers, switches, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices that can’t install traditional endpoint protection such as antivirus (AV) or endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions. Remote encryption performs ransomware encryption on a device beyond the security solutions monitoring for malicious activity.

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Weekly Vulnerability Recap – December 18, 2023 – JetBrains TeamCity Exploits Continue

eSecurity Planet

Navigate to the Mitigations section for specific recommendations, including patching per JetBrains’ already-released fix and enabling antivirus and endpoint monitoring products. The fix: The bulletin from the CSA provides multiple suggestions for mitigation.

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