Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

By Nancy Rand
Posted in Security
On August 20, 2015

August 19, Securityweek – (International) Hackers leak Ashley Madison user data. Security experts reported that hackers released a 10 gigabyte (GB) file containing the personal information and payment records of over 30 million Ashley Madison discrete dating web sites users following a July breach and threats that information would be released if Avid Life Media Inc., continued its practices regarding user profile retention and confidentiality. Source

August 19, Securityweek – (International) Adobe patches vulnerability in LiveCycle data services. Adobe released a security hotfix for its LiveCycle Data Services (DS) framework addressing an XML Eternal Entity (XXE) vulnerability that could result in information disclosure. Source

August 19, IDG News Service – (International) Internet company hit by credit card breach. The Group reported that a security breach discovered August 13 compromised the name, address, and credit card information of around 93,000 customers. The company reported that no verification codes or other customer information was exposed. Source

August 18, Threatpost – (International) Emergency IE patch fixes vulnerability under attack. Microsoft released an emergency patch August 18 for all supported versions if its Internet Explorer Web browser addressing a zero-day memory corruption vulnerability that an attacker could leverage to remotely execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. Source

Nancy Rand

Nancy Rand

Nancy has more than 20 years’ experience in information technology and security, solving business issues and implementing best-practice solutions that support organizational objectives. Her expertise includes leveraging, optimizing, and implementing diverse technology platforms, and management of large-scale technology projects.