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Remotely Exploitable Flaw Puts Millions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk

Remotely Exploitable Flaw Puts Millions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk

July 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in an open-source software development library used by...
Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

July 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nothing in this world is fully secure, from our borders to cyberspace. I know vulnerabilities are bad, but the worst part comes in when p...
Critical RCE Vulnerability Found in Cisco WebEx Extensions, Again — Patch Now!

Critical RCE Vulnerability Found in Cisco WebEx Extensions, Again — Patch Now!

July 17, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A highly critical vulnerability has been discovered in the Cisco Systems’ WebEx browser extension for Chrome and Firefox, for the second ...
Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

July 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
Google has released its latest monthly security update for Android devices, including a serious bug in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that...
Your Linux Machine Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Malicious DNS Response

Your Linux Machine Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Malicious DNS Response

June 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Systemd , the popular init system and service manager for Linux operating systems, that c...
Critical Skype Bug Lets Hackers Remotely Execute Malicious Code

Critical Skype Bug Lets Hackers Remotely Execute Malicious Code

June 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft-owned most popular free web messaging and voice calling service Skype that cou...
7-Year-Old Samba Flaw Lets Hackers Access Thousands of Linux PCs Remotely

7-Year-Old Samba Flaw Lets Hackers Access Thousands of Linux PCs Remotely

May 24, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in Samba networking software that could allow a remote att...
Apple Releases Dozens of Security Patches for Everything

Apple Releases Dozens of Security Patches for Everything

May 15, 2017Swati Khandelwal
While Windows users are currently in fear of getting their systems hijacked by the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, Apple users are sitting ...
0-Day Flaws in Vanilla Forums Let Remote Attackers Hack Websites

0-Day Flaws in Vanilla Forums Let Remote Attackers Hack Websites

May 11, 2017Mohit Kumar
A security researcher has publicly disclosed two critical zero-day vulnerabilities in Vanilla Forums, an open source software that powers...
Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Critical RCE in Windows Malware Scanner

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Critical RCE in Windows Malware Scanner

May 08, 2017Mohit Kumar
Microsoft's own antivirus software made Windows 7, 8.1, RT and 10 computers, as well as Windows Server 2016 more vulnerable. Micros...
Google Patches 6 Critical Android Mediaserver Bugs in May Security Update

Google Patches 6 Critical Android Mediaserver Bugs in May Security Update

May 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Google has released its monthly security patches for Android this week, addressing 17 critical vulnerabilities, 6 of which a...
PCs with Intel Server Chipsets, Launched Since 2010, Can be Hacked Remotely

PCs with Intel Server Chipsets, Launched Since 2010, Can be Hacked Remotely

May 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Updated: Since the below-reported vulnerability is highly critical and it would take a few weeks for sysadmins to protect their enterpris...
Beware of an Unpatched Microsoft Word 0-Day Flaw being Exploited in the Wild

Beware of an Unpatched Microsoft Word 0-Day Flaw being Exploited in the Wild

April 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's 2017, and opening a simple MS Word file could compromise your system. Security researchers are warning of a new in-the-wild at...
Critical Flaw in ESET Antivirus Exposes Mac Users to Remote Hacking

Critical Flaw in ESET Antivirus Exposes Mac Users to Remote Hacking

February 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
What could be more exciting for hackers than exploiting a vulnerability in a widely used software without having to struggle too much? ...
Smile! Hackers Can Remotely Access Your Samsung SmartCam Security Cameras

Smile! Hackers Can Remotely Access Your Samsung SmartCam Security Cameras

January 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's not necessary to break into your computer or smartphone to spy on you. Today all devices in our home are becoming more connected...
Microsoft Releases 4 Security Updates — Smallest Patch Tuesday Ever!

Microsoft Releases 4 Security Updates — Smallest Patch Tuesday Ever!

January 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Microsoft has issued its first Patch Tuesday for 2017 , and it's one of the smallest ever monthly patch releases for the ...
Critical Updates — RCE Flaws Found in SwiftMailer, PhpMailer and ZendMail

Critical Updates — RCE Flaws Found in SwiftMailer, PhpMailer and ZendMail

January 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher recently reported a critical vulnerability in one of the most popular open source PHP libraries used to send email...
Critical PHPMailer Flaw leaves Millions of Websites Vulnerable to Remote Exploit

Critical PHPMailer Flaw leaves Millions of Websites Vulnerable to Remote Exploit

December 26, 2016Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in PHPMailer , which is one of the most popular open source PHP libraries to send emails use...
Ubuntu’s Crash Report Tool Allows Remote Code Execution

Ubuntu’s Crash Report Tool Allows Remote Code Execution

December 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
No software is immune to being Hacked! Not even Linux. A security researcher has discovered a critical vulnerability in Ubuntu Linux op...
Microsoft releases 12 Security Updates; Including 6 Critical Patches

Microsoft releases 12 Security Updates; Including 6 Critical Patches

December 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
For the last Patch Tuesday for this year, Microsoft has released 12 security bulletins, half of which are rated 'critical' as th...
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