Beware! The padlock icon and HTTPS are no more indicators of safe website

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:06:40 +0000

The evolving cyber threat landscape has taken a new leap. The recent past shows a startling rise in the number of incidences of phishing attacks, where visitors have been lured into clicking fraudulent links, under the cover of security marks like padlock icon and ‘HTTPS’. Considering the rising number of…

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CVE-2019-11815: Experts discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux Kernel

Credit to Author: Ganesh Lakariya| Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 07:02:35 +0000

Red Hat engineers and experts discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Linux kernel, which is basically a flaw while implementation of RDS (Remote desktop Protocol) over TCP. This flaw has affected Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian and SUSE and security advisories have been issued for all. This flaw could enable an…

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CVE-2019-0708 – A Critical “Wormable” Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Windows RDP

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 06:06:20 +0000

This is an important security advisory related to a recently patched Critical remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Service (RDP). The vulnerability is identified as “CVE-2019-0708 – Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability”. MSRC blog mentions This vulnerability is pre-authentication and requires no user interaction. In other…

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