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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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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Cybersecurity Predictions: What to expect in 2018

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2017 13:08:50 +0000

At the risk of being pessimistic, I’d say that 2017 wasn’t such as a great year for cybersecurity. Why? Well, where do I begin? Before we get on with the cybersecurity predictions for 2018, let’s take a quick flashback of 2017 2017 was riddled with cybersecurity mayhems: WannaCry – the…

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Cybersecurity Predictions: What to expect in 2018?

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2017 13:08:50 +0000

At the risk of being pessimistic, I’d say that 2017 wasn’t such as a great year for cybersecurity. Why? Well, where do I begin? 2017 – a quick flashback 2017 was riddled with cybersecurity mayhems: WannaCry – the biggest ransomware attack in history; took down over 300,000 computers worldwide, closely…

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Want to scam an online scammer? Here’s how you can do it with Re:scam

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:28:12 +0000

How many times have you received an email congratulating you about winning a lottery of $1 Million or that your bank account will be suspended unless you take an action like clicking on a link to update your bank details? I’d guess, at least once in your lifetime. And even…

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