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Qualcomm Releases Patch for 3 new Zero-Days Under Active Exploitation

Qualcomm Releases Patch for 3 new Zero-Days Under Active Exploitation
Oct 03, 2023 Zero Day / Vulnerability
Chipmaker Qualcomm has released security updates to address 17 vulnerabilities in various components, while warning that three other zero-days have come under active exploitation. Of the 17 flaws, three are rated Critical, 13 are rated High, and one is rated Medium in severity. "There are indications from Google Threat Analysis Group and Google Project Zero that CVE-2023-33106, CVE-2023-33107, CVE-2022-22071, and CVE-2023-33063 may be under limited, targeted exploitation," the semiconductor company  said  in an advisory. "Patches for the issues affecting Adreno GPU and Compute DSP drivers have been made available, and OEMs have been notified with a strong recommendation to deploy security updates as soon as possible." CVE-2022-22071  (CVSS score: 8.4), described as a use-after-free in Automotive OS Platform, was originally patched by the company as part of its May 2022 updates. While additional specifics about the remaining three flaws are expected to be made

Google's Project to Offer Free Superfast Wi-Fi Internet to the World has Begun

Google's Project to Offer Free Superfast Wi-Fi Internet to the World has Begun
Jun 28, 2015
Imagine a city with Wi-Fi hotspot. Now imagine that it is free as well. This won't be just an imagination for long as Google has unveiled its new plan to bring Free, Superfast Wi-Fi to cities around the world. Sidewalk Labs, a Google-owned company that focuses on improving city living through technology innovations, has announced that the company will roll out free WiFi to everyone in New York City around September this year. But, How will the company do this? Google-backed Sidewalk Labs will convert over 10,000 New York's old phone booths into ad-supported " Wi-Fi pylons ." These booths will offer free wireless Internet access to anyone within 150 feet of radius. Sidewalk Labs is leading a group of investors acquiring Control Group and Titan , companies working to cover New York City with Free, Superfast Wi-Fi service. Besides offering free Wi-Fi, the booths are also intended to provide free cell-phone charging, free domestic phone calling
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