[ALERT] ADVISORY ON WHATSAPP VULNERABILITY

Submitted by irteam on Wed, 05/15/2019 - 08:43

Background

A vulnerability is discovered in WhatsApp messaging app that exploit and inject spyware onto Android and IOS phones. By just simply calling the target,The spyware (known as NSO Pegasus), can be installed without trace and without the target answering the call.
Once installed, the spyware can turn on a phone’s camera and mic, scan emails and messages, and collect the user’s location data.
WhatsApp is urging its 1.5 billion global users to update the app immediately to close the security hole.

[ALERT] ADVISORY ON PHISHING CAMPAIGN RELATED TO BRUNEI SYARIAH LAW IMPLEMENTATION

Submitted by irteam on Fri, 04/05/2019 - 08:52

Background
As Brunei recently announced the implementation of Syariah law, it has been discovered that some parties are taking advantage of the current situation to carry out phishing campaigns. Phishing emails appear to have a subject matter related to the implementation of Syariah law. Such emails may contain malicious attachments or a link to a phishing website.

[ALERT] ADVISORY ON WINDOWS 7 END OF SUPPORT

Submitted by irteam on Tue, 03/26/2019 - 08:40

Background
Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for PCs running Windows 7 after January 14, 2020.


Affected System
Microsoft Windows 7 


Impact
Computer that are running Windows 7 will still operating even after the support ends. However, there will be a greater risk to viruses, threats and attacks as users using unsupported software.