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SANS ISC: Certutil Abuse; #MSFT Malware Detection Engine Update; Privilege Escalation in Beep - SANS Internet Storm Center Certutil Abuse; #MSFT Malware Detection Engine Update; Privilege Escalation in Beep


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ISC StormCast for Thursday, April 5th 2018

A daily summary of cyber security news from the SANS Internet Storm Center
Author:Johannes B. Ullrich, Ph.D.
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Created: Thursday, April 5th 2018
Length: 5:55 minutes
Today's Headline: Certutil Abuse; #MSFT Malware Detection Engine Update; Privilege Escalation in Beep

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Show Notes

Malware Uses Certutil to Download Files
https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/A+Suspicious+Use+of+certutilexe/23517/

Microsoft Patches Malware Detection Engine
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0986

Chrome Scans Local Files
https://www.blog.google/products/chrome/cleaner-safer-web-chrome-cleanup/

Privilege Escalation in Unix "Beep"
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4163

Zero Width Characters Used to Watermark Copy/Paste Text
https://medium.com/@umpox/be-careful-what-you-copy-invisibly-inserting-usernames-into-text-with-zero-width-characters-18b4e6f17b66

Discussion

Was getting caught up on podcasts from last week and heard you were in Orlando... so was I (family vacation). Would been nice to meet you and shake your hand. Thanks for the great work you do each day on these podcasts.
Posted by Mark M on Wed Apr 11 2018, 11:48

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