Category: Vulnerabilities

Data loss, Vulnerabilities

Serious Flaws Affect Dell EMC, VMware Data Protection Products

January 8, 2018

Via: Security Week

Data protection products from both Dell EMC and VMware are impacted by three potentially serious vulnerabilities discovered by researchers at Digital Defense. EMC told customers that its Avamar Server, NetWorker Virtual Edition and Integrated Data Protection Appliance products have a […]


Qualcomm Working on Mitigations for Spectre, Meltdown

January 8, 2018

Via: Security Week

Qualcomm has confirmed that some of its products are affected by the recently disclosed Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, but the company says mitigations are being deployed. The chipmaker has provided few details, but claims it has been working with ARM […]


Lawsuits Filed Against Intel Over CPU Vulnerabilities

January 8, 2018

Via: Security Week

At least three class action lawsuits have been filed against Intel in the past days over the recently disclosed vulnerabilities that could allow malicious hackers to obtain potentially sensitive information from computers. The Meltdown and Spectre attack methods uncovered by […]


Decades-Old Vulnerabilities Found in Intel Chips – Billions of Devices At Risk

January 5, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Many Bothans died to bring us this information. Well, not really. No one died. And Bothans aren’t real. But two critical vulnerabilities have been discovered in Intel, AMD, and ARM processors that date back over two decades. On Wednesday, January […]

Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Intel: Massive cyber-vulnerability not limited to our chips

January 4, 2018

Via: The Hill

The massive cyber-vulnerability revealed this week in Intel’s chips goes beyond the firm and affects other companies’ chips as well, according to Intel. The chip flaw leaves many computer processors created over the last 10 years, according to some reports, open […]

Malware, Vulnerabilities

Code Used in Zero Day Huawei Router Attack Made Public

December 29, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Exploit code used in the Mirai malware variant called Satori, which was used to attack hundreds of thousands of Huawei routers over the past several weeks, is now public. Researchers warn the code will quickly become a commodity and be […]


Mozilla Patches Critical Bug in Thunderbird

December 27, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Mozilla issued a critical security update to its popular open-source Thunderbird email client. The patch was part of a December release of five fixes that included two bugs rated high and one rated moderate and another low. Mozilla said Thunderbird, […]

Cyber-crime, Security, Vulnerabilities

WMWare addressed severe Code Execution vulnerabilities in several products

December 21, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

VMware has released security updates to address four vulnerabilities in its ESXi, vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA), Workstation and Fusion products. The flaws were addressed with the release of six patches for ESXi, version 12.5.8 of Workstation, version 8.5.9 of Fusion, and […]

Malware, Vulnerabilities

DHS Warns of Malware Targeting Industrial Safety Systems

December 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

The National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday published an analysis report on a piece of malware designed to target industrial safety systems. FireEye and Dragos reported last week that […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Word slams the door on DDEAUTO malware attacks

December 19, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Remember the DDEAUTO vulnerability? DDEAUTO, short for automatic dynamic data exchange, is a command you can put right inside the data of an Office file to get it to pull data out of another file. According to Microsoft’s official documentation, […]