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Your Android Phone Can Get Hacked Just By Playing This Video

Your Android Phone Can Get Hacked Just By Playing This Video
July 25, 2019Wang Wei
Are you using an Android device? Beware! You should be more careful while playing a video on your smartphone—downloaded anywhere from t...

Microsoft Releases July 2019 Security Updates, 2 Flaws Under Active Attack

Microsoft Releases July 2019 Security Updates, 2 Flaws Under Active Attack
July 09, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft today released its monthly batch of software security updates for the July month to patch a total of 77 vulnerabilities, 14 are...

Important Flaw in Outlook App for Android Affects Over 100 Millions Users

Important Flaw in Outlook App for Android Affects Over 100 Millions Users
June 20, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Update (22 June 2019)  — More technical details and proof-of-concept for the OutLook for Android vulnerability has been released that we...

DHS Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Critical Flaws Within 15 Days

DHS Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Critical Flaws Within 15 Days
May 01, 2019Mohit Kumar
In recent years, we have seen how hackers prey on those too lazy or ignorant to install security patches, which, if applied on time, wou...

Adobe Releases Patches for Critical Flaws in Photoshop CC and Digital Edition

Adobe Releases Patches for Critical Flaws in Photoshop CC and Digital Edition
March 12, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Adobe users would feel lighter this month, as Adobe has released patches for just two security vulnerability in its March Security Update...

Adobe Issues Emergency Patches for Two Critical Flaws in Acrobat and Reader

Adobe Issues Emergency Patches for Two Critical Flaws in Acrobat and Reader
January 04, 2019Swati Khandelwal
I hope you had biggest, happiest and craziest New Year celebration, but now it's time to come back at work and immediately update your sys...

Adobe's Year-End Update Patches 87 Flaws in Acrobat Software

Adobe's Year-End Update Patches 87 Flaws in Acrobat Software
December 12, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Adobe is closing out this year with its December Patch Tuesday update to address a massive number of security vulnerabilities for just its t...

Microsoft Releases Patch Updates for 53 Vulnerabilities In Its Software

Microsoft Releases Patch Updates for 53 Vulnerabilities In Its Software
July 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's time to gear up your systems and software for the latest July 2018 Microsoft security patch updates. Microsoft today released ...

Adobe Releases Security Patch Updates For 112 Vulnerabilities

Adobe Releases Security Patch Updates For 112 Vulnerabilities
July 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Adobe has released security patches for a total 112 vulnerabilities in its products, most of which have a higher risk of being exploited....

Adobe Releases Critical Security Updates for Acrobat, Reader and Photoshop CC

Adobe Releases Critical Security Updates for Acrobat, Reader and Photoshop CC
May 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Adobe has just released new versions of its Acrobat DC, Reader and Photoshop CC for Windows and macOS users that patch 48 vulnerabilities...

A Simple Tool Released to Protect Dasan GPON Routers from Remote Hacking

A Simple Tool Released to Protect Dasan GPON Routers from Remote Hacking
May 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Since hackers have started exploiting two recently disclosed unpatched critical vulnerabilities found in GPON home routers, security rese...

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Critical Flaw In Windows Containers

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Critical Flaw In Windows Containers
May 03, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Just a few days prior to its monthly patch release, Microsoft released an emergency patch for a critical vulnerability in the Windows Hos...

Faulty Patch for Oracle WebLogic Flaw Opens Updated Servers to Hackers Again

Faulty Patch for Oracle WebLogic Flaw Opens Updated Servers to Hackers Again
April 30, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Earlier this month, Oracle patched a highly critical Java deserialization remote code execution vulnerability in its WebLogic Server com...

Release of PoC Exploit for New Drupal Flaw Once Again Puts Sites Under Attack

Release of PoC Exploit for New Drupal Flaw Once Again Puts Sites Under Attack
April 26, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Only a few hours after the Drupal team releases latest updates to fix a new remote code execution flaw in its content management system s...

Third Critical Drupal Flaw Discovered—Patch Your Sites Immediately

Third Critical Drupal Flaw Discovered—Patch Your Sites Immediately
April 25, 2018Mohit Kumar
Damn! You have to update your Drupal websites. Yes, of course once again—literally it's the third time in last 30 days. As notified ...

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities
February 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for this month falls the day before the most romantic day of the year. Yes, it's Valentine's, and...

WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update

WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update
February 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
WordPress administrators are once again in trouble. WordPress version 4.9.3 was released earlier this week with patches for a total 34...

Intel Releases New Spectre Patch Update for Skylake Processors

Intel Releases New Spectre Patch Update for Skylake Processors
February 08, 2018Mohit Kumar
After leaving million of devices at risk of hacking and then rolling out broken patches, Intel has now released a new batch of security p...

Immediately Patch Windows 0-Day Flaw That's Being Used to Spread Spyware

Immediately Patch Windows 0-Day Flaw That's Being Used to Spread Spyware
September 13, 2017Unknown
Get ready to install a fairly large batch of security patches onto your Windows computers. As part of its September Patch Tuesday , Mic...

Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player
September 13, 2017Unknown
Adobe may kill Flash Player by the end of 2020, but until then, the company would not stop providing security updates to the buggy softw...
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