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Category: Vulnerabilities


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Cisco warns about public exploit code for critical flaws in its 220 Series smart switches

August 22, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Cisco has fixed over 30 vulnerabilities in various solutions, including Cisco UCS Director, Cisco UCS Director Express for Big Data, Cisco IMC Supervisor, and the Cisco 220 Series smart switches. Cisco 220 Series exploit Users of Cisco UCS Director and […]


Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

VLC users urged to implement latest security update

August 20, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

VLC, the popular cross-platform media player, has reached version 3.0.8, which fixes over a dozen security vulnerabilities, some of which could be exploited by attackers to achieve code execution on victims’ machines. About VLC VLC is an extremely popular piece […]


Mobile, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Routers from well-known manufacturers vulnerable to cross-router data leaks

August 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

While many organizations and home networks use a host and guest network on the same router hardware to increase security, a new study by Ben-Gurion University indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a […]


Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Digital transformation helps companies work smarter yet makes them vulnerable to breaches

August 16, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

While digital transformation helps companies work smarter, there is a risk that the ongoing digitization may unlock a host of security vulnerabilities that can cost companies money, time, intellectual property, and customer trust, according to a Canon survey. All organizations […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Critical Bluetooth flaw opens millions of devices to eavesdropping attacks

August 16, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

A newly disclosed vulnerability (CVE-2019-9506) in the Bluetooth Core Specification can be exploited by attackers to intercept and manipulate Bluetooth communications/traffic between two vulnerable devices. Researchers Daniele Antonioli, Nils Ole Tippenhauer and Kasper Rasmussen discovered the flaw and demonstrated a […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Lenovo Warns of ThinkPad Bugs, One Unpatched

August 15, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Dozens of Lenovo’s flagship ThinkPad models are vulnerable to bugs ranging in severity from low to high. Two of the flaws are tied to industry-wide security bulletins, while a medium-severity flaw affects only Lenovo laptops but remains unpatched. The most […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Patch time! Microsoft warns of new worm-ready RDP bugs

August 14, 2019

Via: Naked Security

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday bought some very bad news yesterday: more wormable RDP vulnerabilities, this time affecting Windows 10 users. CVE-2019-1181 and -1182 are critical vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services (formerly Windows Terminal) that are wormable – similar to the BlueKeep […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Security Flaws Discovered in 40 Microsoft-Certified Device Drivers

August 13, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Attackers have learned that vulnerabilities can hide in the gaps: gaps between components of a system or gaps in a process or procedure. A researcher last week at DEF CON in Las Vegas showed that device drivers — the small […]


Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities in Device Drivers From 20 Vendors Expose PCs to Persistent Malware

August 12, 2019

Via: Security Week

Researchers at firmware security company Eclypsium have analyzed device drivers from major vendors and identified over 40 drivers from 20 firms containing serious vulnerabilities that can be exploited to deploy persistent malware. Device drivers provide access to the BIOS/UEFI or […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

5G Technology Is Coming, But Is It Already Filled With Security Flaws?

August 12, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

5G technology is almost ready to take off in the U.S. While the upgrade was set to go live in 2020, some major cities have, or will soon have, access to the faster wireless speeds — if your device is […]