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Advisory: Apple QuickTime for Windows

Summary QuickTime for Microsoft Windows is no longer supported by Apple and the current advice is to remove it from all Windows OS Devices devices. The removal instructions can be found here https://support.apple.com/HT205771 QuickTime for Mac OSX is unaffected, can be considered to still be supported, and subject to security patches as required. Further details Two...

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CERT-UK Weekly Update 19/05/2016

This week’s ‘CERT-UK Weekly Update’ is now live. This edition looks at how old vulnerabilities are still proving to be the most effective, particularly in widely used plug-ins and in unison with social engineering tactics. There is also the usual selection of this week’s vulnerabilities. For more in depth analysis and discussion, log onto the Cyber-security...

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The hidden backdoor: how droppers spread malware

Droppers are an incredibly common way for malicious actors to get malware on to a victim’s machine. To ensure organisations are taking this threat seriously this paper provides clarity to non-technical readers on droppers and how malware gets from the internet to your computer. We go into how malicious actors use droppers and downloaders, how they...

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