This new security feed is a resource for MSPs and IT professionals to stay up to date with the latest cybersecurity news and vulnerability alerts related to OS, browsers, VPN and RDP. Protect your business and your clients with security news as it comes.

Google Chrome Security Update Released (90.0.4430.85)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Google has released Chrome version 90.0.4430.85 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This update includes 8 security fixes. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
How to Update Google Chrome to the Latest Version
Google Chrome 90.0.4430.85 Release Notes

Firefox Security Update Released (88)

Monday, April 19, 2021

Mozilla has released Firefox version 88 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This update includes 4 high priority security fixes. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
How to update Firefox to the latest release
Firefox 88 Release Notes

Microsoft Edge Security Update Released (89.0.774.77)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Microsoft Edge version 89.0.774.77 has been released. This update includes security fixes for Chromium. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
How to update Microsoft Edge web browser
Microsoft Edge Release Notes

Google Chrome Security Update Released (89.0.4389.128)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Google has released Chrome version 89.0.4389.128 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This update includes 8 security fixes. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

Important links:
How to Update Google Chrome to the Latest Version
Google Chrome 89.0.4389.128 Release Notes

Windows Security Updates Released (April 2021)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Microsoft has released April 2021 security updates for Windows 10/8/7, Windows Server 2012/2008, Microsoft Exchange Server 2019/2016/2013, and SharePoint Server 2019.

These updates include 40 security fixes. Users should update as soon as possible to avoid potential exploitation.

System administrators should update servers immediately to mitigate newly disclosed Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities.

Important links:
How to update Windows
April 2021 Security Updates (Release Notes)

Adobe Releases Security Updates for Photoshop, Digital Editions, Bridge, and RoboHelp

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Adobe has released several security updates for their products to fix critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited to take control of a vulnerable system.

Users should install any Adobe updates as soon as possible to prevent possible exploitation of these vulnerabilities.

Read the full details here:
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB21-28: Security Updates Available for Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB21-26: Security Updates Available for Adobe Digital Editions
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB21-23: Security Updates Available for Adobe Bridge
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB21-20: Security Update Available for RoboHelp

It’s Time for a Code of Conduct for Remote Access Tool Vendors

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

At Splashtop, we believe vendors of remote access tools have a social responsibility to do everything reasonable to prevent scammers from using our tools. Responsible monitoring of remote access software trial users can successfully prevent many cyber scams.

Read the full blog here:
It’s Time for a Code of Conduct for Remote Access Tool Vendors

The Role of VPN and RDP in Ransomware Attacks

Monday, April 12, 2021

VPN and RDP tools are frequently exploited by cybercriminals for ransomware attacks. Here’s why Splashtop remote access software is more secure than VPN.

Read the full blog here:
The Role of VPN and RDP in Ransomware Attacks

Android OS Security Update Released (2021-04-05)

Monday, April 5, 2021

Android devices should be updated to security patch levels of 2021-04-05 or later to address multiple critical and high severity vulnerabilities.

Important links:
How to check & update your Android version
Android Security Bulletin — April 2021

VMware Patches Critical Vulnerability in Carbon Black Cloud Workflow

Thursday, April 1, 2021

VMware has patched a critical security vulnerability in Carbon Black Cloud Workflow that could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Administrators should update to version 1.0.2 immediately to avoid potential exploitation.

Read the full details here:
VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2021-0005

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