Microsoft fixes aCropalypse privacy bug in Windows 11 Snipping Tool
The bug allows information from a cropped image to be recovered and viewed.
Microsoft appears to have fixed a major bug in the Windows 11 Snipping Tool, according to a report in BleepingComputer. The bug, known as the 'aCropalypse' privacy flaw, allows the partial restoration of cropped images.
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Microsoft releases fix to slow file transfer problem in Windows 11
The latest update includes a fix for slow file transfer over SMB
Microsoft has fixed a known issue that causes a performance slowdown when copying large files over SMB, according to BleepingComputer. The problem was occurring to users who had installed the Windows 11 2022 update.
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Cisco discloses high-severity IP phone vulnerability
The vulnerability impacts Cisco's IP Phone 8800 Series and IP Phone 7800 Series devices.
The bug, tracked as CVE-2020-3452, allows attackers to gain root access to vulnerable systems. According to Cisco's security advisory, exploitation requires local access.
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OpenSSL 3.0.7 patches two high-risk vulnerabilities
OpenSSL version 3.0.7 is now available and should be applied as soon as possible, the developers say.
OpenSSL version 3.0.7 was announced last week as an important security fix. The vulnerabilities patched with this release are CVE-2022-3786 (X.509 Email Address Variable Length Buffer Over... Read more
Microsoft launches a preview of August’s Patch Tuesday
Microsoft launched a preview of the Windows 11 updates planned for August's Patch Tuesday. The update, dubbed Windows 11 KB5015882, adds 20 fixes and enhancements, including a new OS upgrade and Focus Assist capabilities.
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macOS Big Sur 11.5.2 is here but doesn’t seem to feature much
Today, Apple released a new version of its Mac operating system. The update is named Big Sur 11.5.2. However, there are no new features or significant security updates. This version focused on bug fixes.
The release notes for the version, in their entirety, read:
"macOS 11.5.2 includes bug fi... Read more
Apple does not block bug fixes anymore after guideline discussions
Apple has decided that it will no longer block important bug fixes for already published applications. It changes its app review and feedback process after discussions about the guidelines. Also, developers can now submit suggestions for changing the guidelines.
With the change, the tech giant n... Read more