Tag: vulnerabilities

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Bug affects Linux systems: major risk to firmware

Bug affects Linux systems: major risk to firmware

The vulnerability allows hackers to execute code early in a device's boot. Virtually all Linux distributions are affected by this bug. Security developer Matthew Garrett warns of this. The vulnerability is in shim, a component that runs during the boot process. Shim performs tasks even before th... Read more

date18 days ago
Canon finally patches old vulnerabilities in printers

Canon finally patches old vulnerabilities in printers

Canon has recently fixed some long-known vulnerabilities in its own printers via a patch. Printers still appear to be an attack surface that is too easily overlooked. Canon has recently patched seven critical vulnerabilities in its multifunction and laser printers. The vulnerabilities came to li... Read more

date19 days ago
Number of vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins doubled

Number of vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins doubled

The number of vulnerabilities in plugins and themes for WordPress has increased significantly over the past year. There is almost a doubling compared to 2022. That's according to research by WordFence. 4,833 vulnerabilities were identified for the entire WordPress ecosystem in the past year. The... Read more

date24 days ago
Attackers in the cloud get too many opportunities to strike

Attackers in the cloud get too many opportunities to strike

Runtime scans detect policy failures in 91 percent of all cases. As a result, organizations are picking up potential vulnerabilities later than expected, according to a new Sysdig report. The Sysdig report examines the state of cloud-native security. It shows that cloud environments are more sus... Read more

date24 days ago
Microsoft patches BitLocker workaround for Windows 10 systems

Microsoft patches BitLocker workaround for Windows 10 systems

Microsoft has patched a BitLocker workaround using a PowerShell script. This vulnerability allowed hackers to gain access to encrypted data in Windows 10 systems via a bypass of the BitLocker encryption functionality. In the recent Patch Tuesday update for Windows 10 systems, Microsoft included ... Read more

date1 month ago
Ivanti fixes 14 critical vulnerabilities in Avalanche MDM solution

Ivanti fixes 14 critical vulnerabilities in Avalanche MDM solution

Ivanti recently patched as many as fourteen critical security vulnerabilities in its enterprise MDM solution Avalanche. These vulnerabilities allowed hackers to easily execute code remotely without the need for end-user interaction. Ivanti discovered as many as 20 security vulnerabilities in its... Read more

date2 months ago
Microsoft urges upgrade to 2023 version Perforce Helix Core Server

Microsoft urges upgrade to 2023 version Perforce Helix Core Server

Security specialists at Microsoft have discovered four critical vulnerabilities in the Perforce Helix Core Server source code management platform during a routine audit. The vulnerabilities let hackers run code remotely or cause Denial of Service (DoS) problems. Microsoft security researchers di... Read more

date2 months ago
Bluetooth vulnerability affects Android, Apple and Linux devices

Bluetooth vulnerability affects Android, Apple and Linux devices

A recently discovered vulnerability in Bluetooth, CVE-2023-45866, opens the door to a hostile takeover of Android, Apple and Linux devices. Security researcher Marc Newlin made the discovery. In a posting on GitHub, Newlin recently disclosed the Bluetooth vulnerability CVE-2023-45866. By exploit... Read more

date3 months ago
Google fixes Android bug that hackers can abuse without privileges

Google fixes Android bug that hackers can abuse without privileges

In its recent security update for Android, Google patched a critical vulnerability that enables so-called zero-click remote code execution (RCE). In addition, 84 other vulnerabilities were addressed. According to the tech giant, critical vulnerability CVE-2023-40088 was the most important vulner... Read more

date3 months ago
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