Weekly InfoSec Roundup 06/01/2018

Vulnerabilities were the name of the game this week in InfoSec news. The amount of threats and vulnerabilities is increasing at an exponential pace, be sure to catch on what ones were found this week. 

New Threats, Old Threats: Everywhere a Threat

First-quarter data shows crypto-jacking on the rise -- but don't count out some "classic" threats just yet.

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The week in security: Welcome to the era of GDPR you ready?

Years of anticipation and preparation came to a head with the commencement of the European Union’s general data protection regulation (GDPR) privacy scheme. Yet even as the new regime kicked into gear, Australian companies were still figuring out their exposure and, by some accounts, had failed to train employees how to handle GDPR data requests.

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Chrome 67 Patches 34 Vulnerabilities

Google this week released Chrome 67 to the stable channel to provide various improvements, including patches for 34 vulnerabilities.

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Jira bug exposed private server keys at major companies, researcher finds

Several tech giants and major companies are exposing private server keys, thanks to a bug in widely used development software, which could allow a hacker to gain a foothold into their corporate networks.

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Dozens of Vulnerabilities Discovered in DoD's Enterprise Travel System

In less than one month, security researchers participating in the Pentagon's Hack the Defense Travel System program found 65 vulnerabilities.

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Git Fixes Serious Code Repository Vulnerability

GitHub, Visual Studio Team Services, and other code repositories patching to prevent attackers from targeting developer systems.

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Tens of Vulnerabilities Found in Quest Appliances

Researchers at Core Security say they have discovered a total of more than 60 vulnerabilities in disk backup and system management appliances from Quest. The IT management firm has released patches, but threatened to take legal action against Core if it disclosed too many details.

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Ticketfly yanks website offline to recover from cyberattack

Ticketfly has taken its website offline following a cyberattack which reportedly exposed customer data.

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