Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors are generally considered to be among the most sophisticated cyber exploiters out there.
Sysmon is a Windows system service and device driver that, once installed on a system, remains resident across system reboots to monitor and log system activity to the Windows event log.
Google apparently has no mercy for Microsoft's developers, and is determined to stick to its 90-day deadline for fixing software flaws, as it publicly released details of an elevation of privilege vulnerability affecting Windows 8.1.
Decemberís Patch Tuesday brings us seven advisories, three of which are listed as Critical.
Amnesty International, Digitale Gesellschaft, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Privacy International have partnered to create and release a free and open source tool for detecting traces of known surveillance spyware on Windows computers.
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