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Microsoft January Patch Tuesday Update Fixes 16 Critical Bugs

9 Leden, 2018 - 22:25
Thanks to Meltdown and Spectre, January has already been an extremely busy month of patching for Microsoft.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Anti-Virus Updates Required Ahead of Microsoft’s Meltdown, Spectre Patches

9 Leden, 2018 - 18:43
Microsoft is pausing the rollout of Windows Meltdown and Spectre patches until hosted anti-virus software vendors confirms no unsupported Windows kernel calls via the addition of a registry key on PCs.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Apple Releases Spectre Patches for Safari, macOS and iOS

8 Leden, 2018 - 22:57
Apple releases patches addressing the Spectre vulnerability impacting its macOS, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Rules Announced for Border Inspection of Electronic Devices

8 Leden, 2018 - 19:12
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol announced new restrictions on when agents can copy data from digital devices at border crossing points.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Experts Weigh In On Spectre Patch Challenges

8 Leden, 2018 - 05:21
Mitigating Spectre and Meltdown flaws won't be easy, but experts say exploits targeting Spectre will be hard to patch against.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Play Removes 22 Malicious ‘LightsOut’ Apps From Marketplace

5 Leden, 2018 - 15:39
Google removed 22 malicious adware apps ranging from flashlights, call recorders to wifi signal boosters that together were downloaded up to 7.5 million times from the Google Play marketplace.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Vendors Share Patch Updates on Spectre and Meltdown Mitigation Efforts

4 Leden, 2018 - 19:01
Intel, Amazon, ARM, Microsoft and others have shared patch updates to keep customers informed on their mitigation efforts to protect against the far reaching Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities impacting computers, servers and mobile devices worldwide. 
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Intel In Security Hot Seat Over Reported CPU Design Flaw

3 Leden, 2018 - 20:33
Intel is grappling with what many are calling a processor design flaw impacting CPUs used in Linux, Windows and some macOS systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

MacOS LPE Exploit Gives Attackers Root Access

2 Leden, 2018 - 23:12
A researcher with the Twitter handle ‘Siguza’ published details of a macOS local privilege escalation vulnerability dating back to 2002 that could give an attacker root access to systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

VMware Issues 3 Critical Patches for vSphere Data Protection

2 Leden, 2018 - 22:03
VMware released three patches fixing critical vulnerabilities affecting its vSphere cloud computing virtualization platform.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Forever 21 Says PoS Systems Exposed Customer Data for 8 Months

2 Leden, 2018 - 18:04
Fashion retailer updates disclosure on 2017 attack, says hackers targeted point-of-sale terminals that used no encryption.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Code Used in Zero Day Huawei Router Attack Made Public

28 Prosinec, 2017 - 20:01
Researchers warn of copycat type attacks as exploit code used in Mirai variant goes public.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Leaky RootsWeb Server Exposes Some User Data

28 Prosinec, 2017 - 00:36 closes parts of its community-driven genealogy site RootsWeb as it investigates a leaky server that exposed thousands of passwords, email addresses and usernames to the public internet.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mozilla Patches Critical Bug in Thunderbird

26 Prosinec, 2017 - 20:09
Mozilla has patched one critical vulnerability in its Thunderbird email client along with two bugs rated high.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security