Service Scans Chrome Extensions for Vulnerabilities

New Service Scans Chrome Extensions for Vulnerabilities and Privacy Risks

Over the past few years, hackers have increasingly abused Google Chrome extensions to steal people’s data, inject rogue ads into websites or hijack CPU power to mine cryptocurrency. Now, a new online ...
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Patch Tuesday, February 2019 Edition

Patch Tuesday, February 2019 Edition

Microsoft on Tuesday issued a bevy of patches to correct at least 70 distinct security vulnerabilities in Windows and software designed to interact with various flavors of the operating system. This month's ...
Microsoft Fixes 50 Flaws

Container Escape Vulnerability Puts Cloud Infrastructure at Risk

A serious vulnerability in runC, a tool used to spawn and run Linux containers, allows attackers to break out of containerized environments and gain full access to the underlying servers. RunC is ...
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Sharing Data, Compromising Privacy

Adobe Reader and Acrobat Get Patches for Two Critical Flaws

Adobe Systems released new security patches for Adobe Reader and Acrobat to fix two critical vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to execute malicious code on computers. Both flaws were reported privately by ...
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Yahoos Data Breach Settlement

Online Retailer Newegg Hit by Magecart Card Skimming Gang

The same attackers believed to be responsible for the recent breach of British Airways customer payment data have injected card skimming code into the site of U.S. online retailer Newegg.com. The code ...
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Patch Tuesday, July 2018 Edition

Patch Tuesday, July 2018 Edition

Microsoft and Adobe each issued security updates for their products today. Microsoft's July patch batch includes 14 updates to fix more than 50 security flaws in Windows and associated software. Separately, Adobe ...
Criminals Use Jackpotting Attack

Microsoft Fixes 54 Vulnerabilities on July’s Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixed 54 vulnerabilities across its products July 10 as part of its monthly patch cycle. Seventeen of those flaws are rated critical and three of them have been publicly disclosed before ...
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Safeguard Email Compromised Attacks

Adobe Patches Zero-Day Vulnerability in Acrobat, Reader

Adobe Systems has released new security patches for critical vulnerabilities in its Acrobat and Reader products, including one zero-day vulnerability found in the wild. The updates fix 47 vulnerabilities, 24 of which ...
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Adobe Reader zero-day discovered alongside Windows vulnerability

Adobe Reader zero-day discovered alongside Windows vulnerability

A new Adobe Reader zero-day exploit has been discovered, including a full sandbox escape. Categories: Exploits Threat analysis Tags: 0dayadobeAdobe ReaderCVE-2018-4990CVE-2018-8120zero day (Read more...) The post Adobe Reader zero-day discovered alongside Windows ...
Adobe Releases Critical Security Patches for 9 Products

Adobe Releases Critical Security Patches for 9 Products

Adobe Systems has released security patches for nine of its products to fix 86 vulnerabilities, the majority of which are rated as critical and important. In addition to Flash Player, Reader and ...