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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...

Millions of Up-to-Date Apple Macs Remain Vulnerable to EFI Firmware Hacks

Millions of Up-to-Date Apple Macs Remain Vulnerable to EFI Firmware Hacks
September 29, 2017Mohit Kumar
" Always keep your operating system and software up-to-date ." This is one of the most popular and critical advice that ever...

Equifax Suffered Data Breach After It Failed to Patch Old Apache Struts Flaw

Equifax Suffered Data Breach After It Failed to Patch Old Apache Struts Flaw
September 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The massive Equifax data breach that exposed highly sensitive data of as many as 143 million people was caused by exploiting a flaw in A...

Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player
September 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
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...

FTC sets $25,000 Prize for Automatic IoT Patch Management Solution

FTC sets $25,000 Prize for Automatic IoT Patch Management Solution
January 04, 2017Mohit Kumar
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced a "prize competition" for creating a software or hardware-based solution with ...

Microsoft Releases 9 Security Updates to Patch 34 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Releases 9 Security Updates to Patch 34 Vulnerabilities
August 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday offers nine security bulletins with five rated critical, resolving 34 security vulnerabi...

Microsoft releases tons of Security Updates to patch 44 vulnerabilities

Microsoft releases tons of Security Updates to patch 44 vulnerabilities
June 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has released 16 security bulletins on Tuesday resolving a total of 44 security holes in its software, including Windows, Offic...

FCC takes initiative to Speed Up Mobile Security Updates

FCC takes initiative to Speed Up Mobile Security Updates
May 09, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief The Smartphone users are fed up with slow security updates, so two United States federal agencies have launched an official i...

PLATINUM Hackers Hijack Windows Hotpatching to Stay Hidden

PLATINUM Hackers Hijack Windows Hotpatching to Stay Hidden
April 27, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief The Microsoft’s Windows Defender Advanced Threat Hunting team detected that a cyber espionage group of hackers, known as PLAT...

From Today Onwards, Don't You Even Dare to Use Microsoft Internet Explorer

From Today Onwards, Don't You Even Dare to Use Microsoft Internet Explorer
January 11, 2016Wang Wei
Yes, from today, Microsoft is ending the support for versions 8, 9 and 10 of its home-built browser Internet Explorer, thereby encouragi...

Adobe Releases 23 Security Updates for Flash Player

Adobe Releases 23 Security Updates for Flash Player
September 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Adobe has released an important security bulletin that addresses a total of 23 Critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. The ...

Apple Releases iOS 8.1.3

Apple Releases iOS 8.1.3
January 27, 2015Mohit Kumar
Apple has rolled out iOS 8.1.3 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices, after weeks of extensive testing. The iOS 8.1.3 update con...

Microsoft to Patch Critical Internet Explorer Zero-Day Vulnerability Next Tuesday

Microsoft to Patch Critical Internet Explorer Zero-Day Vulnerability Next Tuesday
June 05, 2014Wang Wei
Today Microsoft has released its Advance Notification for the month of June 2014 Patch Tuesday releasing seven security Bulletins, which...

Registry Hack: Get Windows XP Security Updates until 2019

Registry Hack: Get Windows XP Security Updates until 2019
May 26, 2014Wang Wei
Microsoft ended its support for Windows XP officially more than a month ago on April 8, 2014 . This made a large number of users to swit...

Google Working On End-to-End Encryption for Gmail Service

Google Working On End-to-End Encryption for Gmail Service
April 21, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Constant password breaches and Snowden revelations about Government Surveillance have raised many questions that why don’t cloud and ema...

Microsoft Critical Vulnerabilities that You Must Patch Coming Tuesday

Microsoft Critical Vulnerabilities that You Must Patch Coming Tuesday
April 05, 2014Anonymous
On passed Thursday, Microsoft has released an advance advisory alert for upcoming Patch Tuesday which will address Remote Code Executi...

Update Your Safari Browser to Patch Two Dozen of Critical Vulnerabilities

Update Your Safari Browser to Patch Two Dozen of Critical Vulnerabilities
April 02, 2014Swati Khandelwal
So, is your Safari Web Browser Updated?? Make sure you have the latest web browser updated for your Apple Macintosh systems, as Apple re...

Adobe releases another Emergency Security Patch for Flash Player

Adobe releases another Emergency Security Patch for Flash Player
February 21, 2014Anonymous
Security Firm FireEye has uncovered yet another critical zero-day vulnerability in widely used Adobe Flash Software and Adobe has been ...

Microsoft February Patch Tuesday : Two critical and Three Important Security Updates

Microsoft February Patch Tuesday : Two critical and Three Important Security Updates
February 07, 2014Anonymous
Today Microsoft has released Security Bulletin Advanced Notification for February 2014 Patch Tuesday. The notification dictates five b...

Adobe issues Emergency Flash Player update to patch critical zero-day threat

Adobe issues Emergency Flash Player update to patch critical zero-day threat
February 05, 2014Anonymous
Adobe is recommending that users update their Flash Players immediately. The company has published an emergency security bulletin today...