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Using Google Chrome?

Do this: Update Google Chrome.
Why: Google has released fixes for one critical cache issue and a second bug being actively exploited in the wild.
Additional Info: https://threatpost.com/chrome-browser-bug-under-attack/166804/

Using Safari?

Do this: Update to the latest version of Safari.
Why: "Apple issued two out-of-band security fixes for its Safari web browser, fixing zero-day vulnerabilities that “may have been actively exploited,” according to a Monday security bulletin by the company."
Additional Info: https://threatpost.com/apple-patch-safari-active-attack/166922/

About the Author

Ryan Bradbury, CISSP, OSCP
Principal Consultant & Cofounder

As a founding partner and principal consultant at SEVN-X, Ryan employs his training, experience, and expertise in helping organizations assess and protect their information security assets as well as respond to cybersecurity events. Ryan’s skillset has been forged from an extensive amount of field work—across various verticals—serving in both strategic and tactical security roles. SEVN-X requires all of its team members to be experts in information security and that starts from the top down.