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Zero-Day Flaws in Counter-Strike 1.6 Let Malicious Servers Hack Gamers' PCs

Zero-Day Flaws in Counter-Strike 1.6 Let Malicious Servers Hack Gamers' PCs
March 14, 2019Mohit Kumar
If you are a Counter-Strike gamer, then beware, because 39% of all existing Counter-Strike 1.6 game servers available online are maliciou...

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...

Hackers Actively Exploiting Latest Drupal RCE Flaw Published Last Week

Hackers Actively Exploiting Latest Drupal RCE Flaw Published Last Week
February 26, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Cybercriminals have actively started exploiting an already patched security vulnerability in the wild to install cryptocurrency miners on...

Another Critical Flaw in Drupal Discovered — Update Your Site ASAP!

Another Critical Flaw in Drupal Discovered — Update Your Site ASAP!
February 21, 2019Wang Wei
Developers of Drupal—a popular open-source content management system software that powers millions of websites—have released the latest v...

Warning: Critical WinRAR Flaw Affects All Versions Released In Last 19 Years

Warning: Critical WinRAR Flaw Affects All Versions Released In Last 19 Years
February 21, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Beware Windows users... a new dangerous remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in the WinRAR software, affecting hundred...

Critical Flaw Uncovered In WordPress That Remained Unpatched for 6 Years

Critical Flaw Uncovered In WordPress That Remained Unpatched for 6 Years
February 19, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Exclusive — If you have not updated your website to the latest WordPress version 5.0.3, it’s a brilliant idea to upgrade the content man...

Android Phones Can Get Hacked Just by Looking at a PNG Image

Android Phones Can Get Hacked Just by Looking at a PNG Image
February 06, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Using an Android device? Beware! You have to remain more caution while opening an image file on your smartphone—downloaded anywhere fro...

Flaws in Popular RDP Clients Allow Malicious Servers to Reverse Hack PCs

Flaws in Popular RDP Clients Allow Malicious Servers to Reverse Hack PCs
February 05, 2019Swati Khandelwal
You've always been warned not to share remote access to your computer with any untrusted people for many reasons—it's basic cyber...

Severe RCE Flaw Disclosed in Popular LibreOffice and OpenOffice Software

Severe RCE Flaw Disclosed in Popular LibreOffice and OpenOffice Software
February 05, 2019Swati Khandelwal
It's 2019, and just opening an innocent looking office document file on your system can still allow hackers to compromise your comput...

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...

How Just Opening A Site In Safari Could Have Hacked Your Apple macOS

How Just Opening A Site In Safari Could Have Hacked Your Apple macOS
November 22, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Earlier this week Dropbox team unveiled details of three critical vulnerabilities in Apple macOS operating system, which altogether coul...

Critical Flaws Found in Amazon FreeRTOS IoT Operating System

Critical Flaws Found in Amazon FreeRTOS IoT Operating System
October 19, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has discovered several critical vulnerabilities in one of the most popular embedded real-time operating systems—cal...

Just Answering A Video Call Could Compromise Your WhatsApp Account

Just Answering A Video Call Could Compromise Your WhatsApp Account
October 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
What if just receiving a video call on WhatsApp could hack your smartphone? This sounds filmy, but Google Project Zero security researc...

Researcher Discloses New Zero-Day Affecting All Versions of Windows

Researcher Discloses New Zero-Day Affecting All Versions of Windows
September 21, 2018Mohit Kumar
A security researcher has publicly disclosed an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating...

Adobe Issues ColdFusion Software Update for 6 Critical Vulnerabilities

Adobe Issues ColdFusion Software Update for 6 Critical Vulnerabilities
September 11, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Adobe has released September 2018 security patch updates for a total of 10 vulnerabilities in Flash Player and ColdFusion, six of which ...

Cisco Issues Security Patch Updates for 32 Flaws in its Products

Cisco Issues Security Patch Updates for 32 Flaws in its Products
September 06, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Cisco today released thirty security patch advisory to address a total of 32 security vulnerabilities in its products, three of which are r...

New Apache Struts RCE Flaw Lets Hackers Take Over Web Servers

New Apache Struts RCE Flaw Lets Hackers Take Over Web Servers
August 22, 2018Mohit Kumar
Semmle security researcher Man Yue Mo has disclosed a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the popular Apache Struts web appl...

Adobe Issues Emergency Patches for Critical Flaws in Photoshop CC

Adobe Issues Emergency Patches for Critical Flaws in Photoshop CC
August 22, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Adobe released an out-of-band security update earlier today to address two critical remote code execution vulnerabilities impacting Adobe...

Critical Flaws in Ghostscript Could Leave Many Systems at Risk of Hacking

Critical Flaws in Ghostscript Could Leave Many Systems at Risk of Hacking
August 22, 2018Mohit Kumar
Google Project Zero's security researcher has discovered a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Ghostscript—an open ...

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack
August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Get your update caps on. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for August 2018, patching a tot...
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