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Critical Flaws Found in Amazon FreeRTOS IoT Operating System

Critical Flaws Found in Amazon FreeRTOS IoT Operating System
October 18, 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 09, 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 05, 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 21, 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...

Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software

Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software
August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Adobe has released August 2018 security patch updates for a total of 11 vulnerabilities in its products, two of which are rated as critica...

Unpatched WordPress Flaw Gives Attackers Full Control Over Your Site

Unpatched WordPress Flaw Gives Attackers Full Control Over Your Site
June 26, 2018Mohit Kumar
UPDATE— WordPress has released version 4.9.7 to finally patch this vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to gain full control ...

'Zip Slip' Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Projects Across Many Ecosystems

'Zip Slip' Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Projects Across Many Ecosystems
June 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at British software firm Snyk have revealed details of a critical vulnerability that affects thousands of projects a...

Critical RCE Flaw Discovered in Blockchain-Based EOS Smart Contract System

Critical RCE Flaw Discovered in Blockchain-Based EOS Smart Contract System
May 28, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a series of new vulnerabilities in EOS blockchain platform, one of which could allow remote hackers ...

Hackers are exploiting a new zero-day flaw in GPON routers

Hackers are exploiting a new zero-day flaw in GPON routers
May 22, 2018Mohit Kumar
Even after being aware of various active cyber attacks against the GPON Wi-Fi routers, if you haven't yet taken them off the Internet...

Another severe flaw in Signal desktop app lets hackers steal your chats in plaintext

Another severe flaw in Signal desktop app lets hackers steal your chats in plaintext
May 16, 2018Swati Khandelwal
For the second time in less than a week, users of the popular end-to-end encrypted Signal messaging app have to update their desktop appl...

Red Hat Linux DHCP Client Found Vulnerable to Command Injection Attacks

Red Hat Linux DHCP Client Found Vulnerable to Command Injection Attacks
May 15, 2018Mohit Kumar
A Google security researcher has discovered a critical remote command injection vulnerability in the DHCP client implementation of Red Ha...

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...

Simple bug could lead to RCE flaw on apps built with Electron Framework

Simple bug could lead to RCE flaw on apps built with Electron Framework
May 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
A critical remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in the popular Electron web application framework that could allow att...

Severe Bug Discovered in Signal Messaging App for Windows and Linux

Severe Bug Discovered in Signal Messaging App for Windows and Linux
May 11, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a severe vulnerability in the popular end-to-end encrypted Signal messaging app for Windows and Linu...

Microsoft Patches Two Zero-Day Flaws Under Active Attack

Microsoft Patches Two Zero-Day Flaws Under Active Attack
May 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's time to gear up for the latest May 2018 Patch Tuesday. Microsoft has today released security patches for a total of 67 vulnera...
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