Google Chrome Zero-Day, Facebook Phone Number Privacy, NSA Phone Data Collection Program

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for March 11th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: a new Google Chrome Zero-Day, how Facebook uses your phone number, and ...
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Chrome Zero-Day RCE: Exploit in the Wild – Patch Now

Google is warning Chrome users to update their browser installations immediately. Previous versions have a nasty security bug that allows remote code execution. And it’s not theoretical: It turns out that this vulnerability ...
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Update your Chrome browser now! 0-day actively exploited in the wild

Update your Chrome browser now! 0-day actively exploited in the wild

Google has released a new stable version of its Internet surfing software equipped with a patch for a zero-day vulnerability that is reportedly being exploited in the wild. The flaw, if exploited, ...
Google Chrome extension warns if your password has been leaked

Google Chrome extension warns if your password has been leaked

Google has released an optional extension for its Chrome browser that will trigger a visual warning if it determines you are using a username/password combination that it knows to be unsafe. The ...
Google Chrome Drops Support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

Google Chrome Drops Support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

The latest stable release of Google Chrome, version 72, has removed support for the aging 1.0 and 1.1 versions of TLS, as well as for the problematic HTTP-based Public Key Pinning protocol ...
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Malicious Chrome extension which sloppily spied on academics believed to originate from North Korea

Malicious Chrome extension which sloppily spied on academics believed to originate from North Korea

Computer users are being reminded once again to take care over the browser extensions they install after security experts discovered a hacking campaign that has been targeting academic institutions since at least ...
Hackers Use EternalBlue Exploit Cryptominer

Google Cracks Down on Malicious Chrome Extensions

The next major version of Google Chrome will give users finer-grained control over how extensions interact with the websites they visit. This decision comes after malicious extensions have repeatedly made their way ...
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Recently Patched Oracle WebLogic Flaw Used in Active Attacks

Recently Patched Oracle WebLogic Flaw Used in Active Attacks

Less than a week after a critical vulnerability was patched in Oracle’s WebLogic application server, attackers have already started exploiting the flaw to break into enterprise systems. WebLogic is a component of ...
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Criminals Use Jackpotting Attack

CPU Speculative Execution Hits Again with 2 New Spectre Variants

At the beginning of this year, the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities shined a spotlight on the security risks associated with the speculative execution feature of modern CPUs. Since then, researchers have kept ...
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We block shady ad blockers

We block shady ad blockers

Some of you have reached out to us concerning Malwarebytes blocking of certain Ad blocking extensions, or an influx in web blocking notifications. First things first, this is not a False Positive ...
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