Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Microsoft published guidance on Monday for a recently discovered zero-day security flaw for which there is an exploit. The vulnerability is rated 7.8 out of 10 for severity on the CVSS vulnerability scoring system. The vulnerability exists in the Office suite that could be exploited to achieve code execution on affected systems.

The weakness was assigned the identifier CVE-2022-30190. Microsoft Office versions Office 2013, Office 2016, Office 2019, and Office 2021, as well as Professional Plus editions, are impacted. See Microsoft for guidance.

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/en-US/vulnerability/CVE-2022-30190

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Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: BlackMatter Ransomware

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced the Reduce the Risk of Ransomware Campaign today, a focused, coordinated, and sustained effort to encourage public and private sector organizations to implement best practices, tools, and resources that can help them mitigate this cybersecurity risk and threat.

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CISA Launches Campaign to Reduce the Risk of Ransomware – Centristic Launches Campaign to Eliminate the Risk

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced the Reduce the Risk of Ransomware Campaign today, a focused, coordinated, and sustained effort to encourage public and private sector organizations to implement best practices, tools, and resources that can help them mitigate this cybersecurity risk and threat.

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9 Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Device and Data Safe

Don’t let a cybersecurity incident ruin your holiday season. Follow the tips below to help keep both your company-issued and personal devices data safe during your holiday season

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Home Office Security – Never Too Late to Evaluate

We are past the point of whether or not working remotely, or from home, is something we are unsure of. It is likely our permanent setup, or at the very least, a long term one that we need to move forward with and in confidence. It’s time to talk about home office security. These recommendations are for readers who find themselves in this situation.

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