Tag: zero-day

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Zero-day in Chrome is used to collect information via PDFs

Zero-day in Chrome is used to collect information via PDFs

Security company EdgeSpot has discovered PDF documents that take advantage of a zero-day leak in Google Chrome's PDF viewer to collect information. EdgeSpot has discovered two different sets of PDF files, one of which was distributed in October 2017 and the other in September 2018. The first batch ... Read more

date5 years ago
Hacker finds zero-day to overwrite files in Windows 10

Hacker finds zero-day to overwrite files in Windows 10

A hacker has found a new way to break into the Windows 10 app security model. SandboxEscaper, who has been able to find three zero-day bugs in Windows over the past four months, has found another one. This is an error that makes it possible to overwrite files. The security researcher published on th... Read more

date5 years ago
Microsoft patches fourth consecutive time zero-day leak in Windows

Microsoft patches fourth consecutive time zero-day leak in Windows

Microsoft rolled out its security updates for December on Tuesday. For the fourth month in a row, the Redmond-based company had to intervene to stop a zero-day leak being abused in the wild. A total of 38 vulnerabilities have been resolved, nine of which are critical according to Microsoft. The most... Read more

date6 years ago
Dropbox researchers accidentally found 3 zero days in Apple software

Dropbox researchers accidentally found 3 zero days in Apple software

The Dropbox red team accidentally discovered a zero day in Apple software. While one of the company's teams was investigating how its software responds to cyber-attacks, it discovered a number of zero-day vulnerabilities. The Offensive Security red team - a group of specialists tasked with attackin... Read more

date6 years ago
Microsoft releases patch for zero-day in Windows

Microsoft releases patch for zero-day in Windows

Yesterday it was Patch Tuesday for Microsoft. The company has solved 62 vulnerabilities in its software this month. Among the fixes there is also a solution for a zero-day vulnerability that was actively exploited. As of today, this is no longer possible with people who update their device. Microsof... Read more

date6 years ago

Cisco vulnerability to crash systems used in the wild

Cisco's security team revealed earlier this year that products running Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software had a zero-day vulnerability. Now it appears that this vulnerability has been abused in the wild. There are no patches for the problem yet. The vulnera... Read more

date6 years ago
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