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Lazarus Group strikes at kernel level via Windows AppLocker driver

Lazarus Group strikes at kernel level via Windows AppLocker driver

Lazarus Group hackers broke into systems via a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows AppLocker driver and gained access at the kernel level. An enhanced version of their rootkit allowed them to disable security tools on affected systems. According to Avast research, a zero-day vulnerability in t... Read more

date3 months ago
Ply layers on no-code contextual customisations 

Ply layers on no-code contextual customisations 

Hey there, do you want to hear about our new no-code/low-code platform?! It’s already becoming an arguably fairly tired proposition that’s wearing pretty thin on many in the IT industry. So what should we look for among the upstart start-ups now vying for a share of voice in this increasingly c... Read more

date1 year ago
Google aims to make Linux kernel vulnerabilities tougher to exploit<strong></strong>

Google aims to make Linux kernel vulnerabilities tougher to exploit

Google plans to make the Kernel Flaws custom through 'Experimental Mitigations' that could make it difficult for hackers to breach. Google says it uses Linux for pretty much everything, from the cloud system to Chromebooks. Now, the company focuses on putting together a team of security research... Read more

date2 years ago
Google wants to add Rust programming language to Linux kernel

Google wants to add Rust programming language to Linux kernel

Google has made its first moves to add support for Rust to the Linux kernel. The company sees the programming language as an opportunity to write better and more secure code for the kernel. Kernels have been written primarily in C for almost half a century. This programming language provides the... Read more

date3 years ago
Microsoft issues patches for 112 security flaws

Microsoft issues patches for 112 security flaws

This month's security patch release addresses critical vulnerabilities including a Windows kernel flaw. It's that time of the month when Microsoft issues security patches, and the November 2020 release is a sizeable one. In all, Microsoft has released fixes for 112 newly discovered security vul... Read more

date4 years ago
Linux kernel gets new option to disable Spectre solutions

Linux kernel gets new option to disable Spectre solutions

Security researchers found vulnerabilities in processors in early 2018, which were given the name Spectre. Various solutions have now been rolled out for this, but they also appear to result in significantly lower performance in Linux systems. Now an option to disable the solutions has been added, r... Read more

date5 years ago