A massive security flaw discovered in Skype. Fix not coming anytime soon.

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:10:30 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has recently learned about a serious vulnerability in Skype’s update installer – that’s the bad news. The worse news is, Microsoft is not going to patch the vulnerability anytime soon as this would require the updater to go through a ‘large code revision’. What is this…

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Panic attack: Apple scams apply pressure

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:31:12 +0000

We take a look at some of the many vaguely threatening/panic-inducing attempts by Apple scams to phish potential victims. Featuring emails, texts, and…Edward Snowden?!

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Vulnerabilities found in Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter of Lenovo laptop chipsets

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:07:22 +0000

Vulnerabilities found in Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter of Lenovo laptop chipsets Lenovo recently released an advisory, warning customers about two critical Broadcom vulnerabilities which impact 25 models of its popular ThinkPad lineup. The Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets used by Lenovo ThinkPad devices are affected by the CVE-2017-11120 & CVE-2017-11121 vulnerabilities. Both these issues…

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Scary Chip Flaws Raise Spectre of Meltdown

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 20:38:15 +0000

Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants have released updates for a pair of serious security flaws present in most modern computers, smartphones, tablets and mobile devices. Here’s a brief rundown on the threat and what you can do to protect your devices.

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Interesting disguise employed by new Mac malware HiddenLotus

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:00:22 +0000

A new piece of Mac malware called HiddenLotus is using a clever new trick to fool users into opening it.

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Yet another flaw in Apple’s “iamroot” bug fix

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:05:12 +0000

Flaws in Apple’s response to the “iamroot” vulnerability show that some systems can remain vulnerable even after applying the patch.

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Serious macOS vulnerability exposes the root user

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:00:02 +0000

A major macOS vulnerability in High Sierra was reported. Anyone can log in as “root” with an empty password. Learn more.

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