Zero-Day Vulnerability in Zoom Affected Windows 7 Users

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Zoom Affected Windows 7 Users

A zero-day vulnerability affecting the Zoom client for Windows has been discovered that would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on remote devices. Only Windows 7 and older OSes were affected, ...
Zoom Zero-Day Flaw Allegedly Allows Full Takeover of Windows PCs

Zoom Zero-Day Flaw Allegedly Allows Full Takeover of Windows PCs

Video conferencing software Zoom is again in the spotlight over an alleged critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker to take over the victim’s computer and all data on it. Discovered by ...

Critical Windows Vulnerability, Dating App Security Risk, Apple iOS Privacy Features

In episode 104 for January 20th 2020: Details on the new critical Microsoft Windows vulnerability, why dating apps could pose a national security risk, and how new Apple privacy features are changing ...

Patch or Mitigate Dangerous Microsoft Windows CryptoAPI Spoofing Vulnerability ASAP

Qualys is a sponsor of TechSpective Microsoft kicked off the new decade with a bang. Last Tuesday was the first Microsoft Patch Tuesday of 2020, and one of the patches pushed out ...
Windows 7 Reaches End of Life

Windows 7 Reaches End of Life

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 have reached their end of life, as Microsoft has stopped delivering all updates for the aging operating systems. Microsoft has been warning ...
GCHQ Urges People to No Longer Use Windows 7 PCs for Banking, Email

GCHQ Urges People to No Longer Use Windows 7 PCs for Banking, Email

The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is urging people to no longer use computers with Windows 7 installed for banking or email. A spokesperson for the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part ...
Microsoft Security Essentials to Die with Windows 7 in January

Microsoft Security Essentials to Die with Windows 7 in January

Microsoft says it doesn’t plan to provide security updates for the Microsoft Security Essentials component integrated into Windows 7 after the operating system reaches its end of life in a little over ...
Windows 7 Users to Receive End-of-Life Notification

Windows 7 Users to Receive End-of-Life Notification

Microsoft is beginning to notify users that the Windows 7 operating system is approaching its Jan. 12 end-of-life date. An update for Windows 7 brings a notification that tells users that support ...

WhatsApp, Microsoft and Intel Chip Vulnerabilities

Quickly applying software updates (patching) to mitigate security vulnerabilities is a cornerstone of both a home and business security strategy. So it was interesting to see how the mainstream news media reported ...
Microsoft Windows 7 & Windows 2008 End of Life

Microsoft Windows 7 & Windows 2008 End of Life

Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 End of Life is fast approaching. 'End of Life' is the point where the operating system will be no longer supported with security patches, unless ...