06 Jan 2021

Google Warns of Critical Android Remote Code Execution Bug

Google’s latest Andriod security update fixed 43 bugs affecting Android handsets and Samsung phones. Two of the bigs affecting Google’s Andriod handsets were flagged as critical, while the most serious flaw lies in the Andriod System component and allows remote attackers to compromise a device through executing arbitrary code. Two

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16 Nov 2020

Apple Issues Security Updates

Apple has recently released three critical security updates affecting macOS Big Sur 11.0, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, and macOS Mojave 10.14.6. The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced the patches in a notice released earlier this week urging consumers to update their devices as soon

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12 Nov 2020

Google patches two more Chrome zero-days

In its latest set of updates, Google released two patches for Chrome zero-day vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild. Over the past three weeks, Google has patched a total of five zero-day flaws in Chrome. The bugs affect Chrome version 86.0.4240.198, and it is recommended that the updates be implemented

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23 Oct 2020

Nvidia tackles code execution flaws, data leaks in GeForce Experience

Nvidia released a security update yesterday that fixed several high severity flaws in the GeForce Experience software. The patch update addresses issues in all versions of GeForce Experience on Windows and below. According to Nvidia, the flaws could lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges, code execution, or

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21 Oct 2020

Adobe releases another out-of-band patch, squashing critical bugs across creative software

Yesterday, Adobe released another out-of-band patch, occurring outside of the company’s typical monthly security fix release cycle. The updates impact Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Marketo, After Effects, Photoshop, Animate, Premiere Pro, and other popular applications on both Windows and macOS machines. The first app the tech giant patched was Illustrator, which

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27 Aug 2020

Cisco Patches ‘High-Severity’ Bugs Impacting Switches, Fibre Storage

Cisco has recently patched nine bugs, eight of which are classified as high severity vulnerabilities that present an active threat to users. Cisco has disclosed all eight of the flaws that impact several different aspects of its networking gear, including switches and fiber storage functions. Six security alerts were issued

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12 Aug 2020

Critical Adobe Acrobat and Reader Bugs Allow RCE

On Tuesday, Adobe patched several critical and important flaws related to CVEs in Acrobat and Adobe Reader. The fixes were part of the company’s regularly scheduled security updates. 11 holes in Acrobat and Reader ranked as critical have been patched. The now-fixed flaws could allow attackers to remotely execute code

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28 Jan 2020

Critical Windows 10 Browser Flaw Causes Chaos As Users Race To Fix It

Windows Media Player, Microsoft print to PDF and local USB printers are all currently plagued by a critical vulnerability mitigation in the Windows 10 browser. The US government issued a critical update now alert for all consumers operating on Microsoft Windows 10. The NSA reported the flaw, and a patch

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21 Nov 2019

Millions of Sites Exposed by Flaw in Jetpack WordPress Plugin

WordPress website admins and owners are encouraged to immediately apply the Jetpack 7.9.1 critical security update. Vulnerabilities in Jetpack that could leave websites subject to attack have existed since Jetpack 5.1. Jetpack is a popular WordPress plugin that features security, performance and site management services including malware scanning and brute-force

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20 Nov 2019

Huawei Beats Google—Offers $220,000 For ‘Zero-Click’ Android Phone Hacks

Chinese tech giant Huawei launched a bug bounty program last week that will reward bug hunters up to $220,000 for detecting critical weaknesses in its Android devices. This program beats Google’s, who offers up to $200,000 for demonstrations of similar attacks on its Pixel phones. Huawei revealed the program in

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