Author: Ian Haynes

Backdoor found in WordPress plugin widely used by schools

Backdoor found in WordPress plugin widely used by schools

Researchers found a malicious backdoor in a WordPress plugin popular among schools. The premium version of the WordPress School Management plugin for WordPress has had a backdoor ever since the release of version 8.9 in 2021. Schools use the plugin to operate and manage their websites. The back... Read more

date10 hours ago
‘Google’s incognito mode is not really incognito’

‘Google’s incognito mode is not really incognito’

According to a Texan lawsuit, Google deceptively collects an array of personal data when a user has engaged in incognito mode. In January, Washington State, Indiana, Texas, and the state of Columbia filed separate suits against Google over deceptive location tracking and invasion of user privacy... Read more

date22 hours ago
AMD chooses Google Cloud to provide chip design automation workload

AMD chooses Google Cloud to provide chip design automation workload

Chip-making expert Advanced Micro Devices has planned to shift its workload of electronic design automation to Google Cloud to achieve better performance and flexibility Google Cloud and AMD have announced a groundbreaking collaboration of electronic design automation (EDA) for the chip design w... Read more

date4 days ago
Netgear resolves inferior Orbi firmware update

Netgear resolves inferior Orbi firmware update

Netgear has finally fixed deficient Orbi firmware in its latest update, which intercepts user access to the device's admin console. On April 27th, Netgear, a networking hardware company, launched a firmware update 4.6.8.2 for the Orbi various models of mesh Wi-Fi systems, including RBR750, RBS75... Read more

date4 days ago
Critical authentication bypass flaw in multiple VMware products

Critical authentication bypass flaw in multiple VMware products

VMware urges customers to immediately patch a critical authentication bypass flaw affecting multiple products. Two vulnerabilities allows attackers with backdoor access to gain admin privileges on multiple VMware products -- and that's not a good thing.  Bruno Lopez of Innotec Security w... Read more

date5 days ago
EU believes Open RAN could improve 5G security concerns

EU believes Open RAN could improve 5G security concerns

EU believes Open RAN technology could have long-term benefits related to the continent's cybersecurity, but there are also potential short-term risks. European Union (EU) has reported that Open RAN technology can improve the cybersecurity of the continent. However, they also warned that there mi... Read more

date6 days ago
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