October 31, 2022
David Redekop

This Week In Nerd News – October 31, 2022 – 0patch fixes Microsoft

TWINN #96 0patch fixes Microsoft

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The theme is continuing where Microsoft isn’t stepping up to the plate on their own product support. The sheer market dominance of Microsoft Windows is what makes their slow responses possible without any short-term consequence to Microsoft. However, as a service provider or even clients, we cannot idly stand by and wait while the attacks continue to exploit weaknesses.

Today we are seeing that 0patch has release an unofficial patch:

Unofficial Patch Released for New Actively Exploited Windows MotW Vulnerability.

This is recommended to be installed immediately everywhere business users are using Windows.

Read More: Unofficial Patch Released for New Actively Exploited Windows MotW Vulnerability.

Meet the Windows servers that have been fueling massive DDoSes for months.

This highlights the importance of protecting high value assets such as Domain Controllers. Specifically egress control.

Read More: Meet the Windows servers that have been fueling massive DDoSes for months.

Full Disk Access required error after macOS Ventura upgrade.

Apple’s latest macOS update has a bug you will want to patch if you’re using any security software.

Read More: Full Disk Access required error after macOS Ventura upgrade.

Apple clarifies security update policy: Only the latest OSes are fully patched.

This clarifies that any outdated macOS or iOS cannot be relied upon to be fully patched.

Read More: Apple clarifies security update policy: Only the latest OSes are fully patched.

Ukrainian charged for operating Raccoon Stealer malware service.

A fascinating read on how raccoonstealer was arrested and jailed in March of 2022, only for version 2.0 to be relaunched with a new codebase by June of 2022. It’s whack-a-mole all over again.

Read More: Ukrainian charged for operating Raccoon Stealer malware service.

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