The Week that Was, 3.28.20

The Week that Was, 3.28.20 (via WindowsKernel.com)

[ad_1] APT41 launches broad cyberespionage campaign.FireEye disclosed a wide-ranging cyberespionage campaign launched by the China-linked actor APT41 against a variety of sectors in at least twenty countries. The operation ran from January 20th to March…

This Week In Security: SWAPGS, Malicious Shaders, More IOS Woes, And WPA3

This Week In Security: DNSSEC Temporarily Lost Their…

[ad_1] DNSSEC is the system that allows for cryptographically secure DNS. It’s all based on a root cryptographic key, maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). Ever wondered where the root Key Signing Key…

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Firefox developers find a kernel bug in Windows…

[ad_1] Gabriele Svelto [:gsvelto]Comment 25 YesterdayI successfully reproduced this crash on a C2D E6550 (family 6 model 15 stepping 11) running the 32-bit version of Firefox 72 beta 11 on a fully patched 32-bit Windows…

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This Week In Security: More WhatsApp, Nextcry, Hover…

[ad_1] There is another WhatsApp flaw, but instead of malicious GIFs, this time it’s malicious mp4 files. Facebook announced the vulnerability late last week. An update has been released, so first go make sure WhatsApp…

This Week In Security: SWAPGS, Malicious Shaders, More IOS Woes, And WPA3

This Week In Security: Project Zero’s IPhone, BBC…

[ad_1] The always interesting Project Zero has a pair of stories revolving around security research itself. The first, from this week, is all about one man’s quest to build a debug iPhone for research. [Brandon…

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Free software advocate Richard Stallman spoke at Microsoft…

[ad_1] Credit: Alessandro Segala Microsoft invited free software legend Richard Stallman to speak at its Microsoft Research headquarters this week. Stallman, known for launching the Free Software Movement to develop the GNU operating system, was…