Tag: patch

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‘Microsoft conceals critical vulnerabilities’

‘Microsoft conceals critical vulnerabilities’

Several security companies are dissatisfied with Microsoft's patch policy. The tech giant allegedly undermines and conceals serious vulnerabilities. Most criticism comes from Orca Security and Tenable, two security researchers. Orca Security informed Microsoft of two serious Azure Synapse Analyt... Read more

date14 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

date1 month ago
Apple patches older macOS version with much delay

Apple patches older macOS version with much delay

The latest Apple news is a tricky affair involving security lapses with profound implications. In a write-up by Vice and a post from Google’s Threat Analysis Group, we know there's a privilege escalation bug in macOS Catalina used by a well-funded, likely state-backed hacker group to target visit... Read more

date8 months ago
HP installs vulnerable printer drivers on PCs for 16 years

HP installs vulnerable printer drivers on PCs for 16 years

SentinelOne recently uncovered a vulnerability in HP and Samsung printers. This is a so-called escalation of privilege vulnerability that originated in a poorly designed and not properly maintained printer driver. CVE-2021-3438, as the vulnerability is officially called, has received a CVSS score o... Read more

date12 months ago
Project Zero gives users 30 days to install patches

Project Zero gives users 30 days to install patches

Google Project Zero has added a 30-day period to the 90-day period in which it releases details of zero-days. The initiative still gives companies 90 days to release patches, but users will then have 30 days to install them. In a blog post, Project Zero says that the initiative is adjusting its ... Read more

date1 year ago
OpenSSL patches high-severity take-down vulnerability

OpenSSL patches high-severity take-down vulnerability

The most widely used software library for encrypting website and email encryption, OpenSSL, has patched several high-severity flaws that make it easy for hackers to completely shut down a lot of servers at the same time. OpenSSL offers users tested cryptographic functions that implement Transpor... Read more

date1 year ago
’92 percent of Exchange servers have been patched’

’92 percent of Exchange servers have been patched’

Microsoft estimates that 92 percent of vulnerable Exchange servers have now received a patch. This suggests that the vast majority of IT administrators are taking the problems seriously. The data comes from a tweet by Microsoft Security Response. In this tweet, the company says that 92 percent o... Read more

date1 year ago
Over 100,000 WordPress websites exposed to takeovers

Over 100,000 WordPress websites exposed to takeovers

Details of severe vulnerabilities in a widely-used WordPress plugin reveal that more than 100,000 websites may have been exposed to site takeovers. The details were revealed by security researcher Chloe Chamberland at Wordfence. The flaws were found in ‘Responsive Menu,’ a plugin that offers... Read more

date1 year ago
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