Microsoft Releases May 2020 Security Updates

Original release date: May 12, 2020

Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s May 2020 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.

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Adobe Releases Security Updates

Original release date: May 12, 2020

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting Adobe DNG Software Development Kit, Acrobat, and Reader. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB20-24 and APSB20-26 and apply the necessary updates.

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North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity

Original release date: May 12, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Defense (DoD) have identified three malware variants—COPPERHEDGE, TAINTEDSCRIBE, and PEBBLEDASH—used by the North Korean government. In addition, U.S. Cyber Command has released the three malware samples to the malware aggregation tool and repository, VirusTotal. The U.S. Government refers to malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government as HIDDEN COBRA.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Malware Analysis Reports for each malware variant listed above, U.S. Cyber Command’s VirusTotal page, and CISA’s North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity page for more information.

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