A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Been a few surprises this week, the utterly bizarre and growing concern over new AMD vulnerabilities. Are they real? Maybe. Is there something else going on? Quite possibly. This one could go anywhere in the next few days:
- AMD Investigating Report of Vulnerabilities in its Microprocessors Israel-based firm says it found critical bugs in AMD’s newest chip families.
Interesting to see Hacking Team are possibly back fully functioning:
And a leak at a very popular UK exchange bureau:
- Used Tesco for your travel cash in the past? Your personal details may have been hit by a data leak at its provider Travelex Lee Boyce reports
- SEC Charges Former Equifax Exec with Insider Trading CIO of a US business unit within Equifax had reportedly learned of the company’s data breach and sold his shares for nearly $1 million.
- FlawedAmmyy RAT Campaign Puts New Spin on Old Threat A remote access Trojan, in use since 2016, has a new tactic: combining zip files with the SMB protocol to infect target systems.