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This month there are 89 unique CVE’s, 4 publicly disclosed vulnerabilities, 9 technologies affected, and no reported attacks. All 4 of the publicly disclosed vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-1053, CVE-2019-1064, CVE-2019-1069, CVE-2019-0973) are privilege escalation vulnerabilities affecting Windows. CVE-2019-1053 An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Shell fails to...

In our last blog, Is your Organization Doing Enough to Reduce Risk from Email Cyber Attacks, we laid down some facts and data around email threat protection and how security provided by your email isn’t enough to protect you from targeted and sophisticated phishing and spam...

With email forming the backbone of communication for any business in today’s times, we clearly live in the “era of the email”. According to Statista, in 2018 roughly 281 billion emails were sent and received per day worldwide, and the figure is expected to increase to over 333 billion...

This month there are 80 unique Microsoft related CVE’s, 1 public and exploited, 1 publicly disclosed, and 17 technologies affected. We pay close attention to:  CVE-2019-0863 (This is an elevation of privilege vulnerability caused by the way Windows Error Reporting handles files.  An attacker would have to be...

Are you aware that Windows 7 support will be discontinued on January 14, 2020? Windows 7 was released on October 22, 2009 by Microsoft with a commitment to provide 10 years of support and those 10 years are soon coming to an end. Starting January 14, 2020 Windows will no longer provide technical assistance and...

Oktane, Okta’s annual four-day conference brought together thousands of technology professionals, developers, product leaders and cloud experts to learn and share knowledge all about the cloud environment and how to best optimize it for users. ECHO has been attending Oktane for the past three years and...