[ZDNet] Microsoft October 2021 Patch Tuesday: 71 vulnerabilities, four zero-days squashed

This month’s round of security fixes includes patches for zero-days, one of which is being actively exploited.

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[HackerNews] Hackers Trick Microsoft Into Signing Netfilter Driver Loaded With Rootkit Malware

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Microsoft on Friday said it’s investigating an incident wherein a driver signed by the company turned out to be a malicious Windows rootkit that was observed communicating with command-and-control (C2) servers located in China. The driver, called “Netfilter,” is said to target gaming environments, specifically in the East Asian country, with the Redmond-based firm noting […]

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[SecurityWeek] Iranian Hackers Impersonate British Scholars in Recent Campaign

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[SecurityWeek] VMware Urges Customers to Immediately Patch Critical vSphere Vulnerability

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