Vulnerability

Microsoft Reminds User To Update The Legacy Operating Systems

Microsoft released a patch for a handful of legacy operating systems that are no longer available after detecting a critical vulnerability. The company warns users to quickly patch their systems to prevent another WannaCry ransomware attack. It is “highly likely” that malicious actors will write an exploit for this vulnerability, Simon Pope, director of incident

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Oracle WebLogic Servers Hit With Zero-Day Attack

Oracle WebLogic Servers are not the usual targets when it comes to cyber attacks. Besides, the service is a niche and is facing strong competition from the likes of Amazon with their AWS and Google with its fleet of web services. This time, a new ransomware variant named Sodinokibi has penetrated WebLogic Servers using a

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Hackers Can Use Unused Internet Explorer to Steal Data

This is no less than a shocker…Hackers can now use Internet Explorer to steal your data, that too even if you never use it. A security researcher has detected a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer which would allow hackers to steal data. Security researcher John Page has published details and proof-of-concept code for the zero-day

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4 Simple Actions To Fight PC Infections

In today’s cybersecurity atmosphere, there is no way for any organization to assume that “we are not hacked”. The attack surface is very wide in Windows, Office, Java, Flash Player, and even the Intel processors have hardware security bugs. Basically, 2018 was a horrible year for cybersecurity because it proved how indefensible is the architecture

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Apache Critical Vulnerability Discovered, Update Available For Download

Apache, the top web server platform the Internet as a critical vulnerability which is recently patched by Apache Foundation. Everyone that Apache needs to immediately install the patched version of Apache in order to close the vulnerability which is now known as CVE-2019-0211. As per the report affected versions range from 2.4.17 to 2.4.38, the

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Penetration Testing Tool Yuki-Chan for Threat Protection

We are recommending for quite a while for companies serious with their IT security to subject itself to a thorough penetration testing. Pen test can be done internally by knowledgeable IT staff, or the company can hire an external pen testing team. Members of pen test teams are passionable when it comes to detecting weaknesses

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SandCat And FruityArmor Campaigns Took Advantage Of Zero-Day Flow

Critical vulnerability under CVE-2019-0797 has been recently patched by Microsoft in order to lessen the chances of two Advanced Persistent Threat groups, SandCat, and FruityArmor from taking advantage of it. The former zero-day exploit was being exploited by the two groups extensively, with many of their victims unaware of it. This is given since only

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Winning Backup Formula: Mixed Traditional And Cloud Storage

IT security experts have been reminding everyone to “backup, backup, backup” for decades now, in fact since the introduction of peripheral storage devices such as the DVDs and USB flash drives. Backup systems are not products of rocket science, in fact, tape drives have been in the market since at least the 1960s. The high

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SHAREit App’s Vulnerability, Publicly Disclosed

It is very important security-wise that app updates be applied as soon as they become available, regardless of platform. Recently a critical vulnerability has been discovered in the popular cross-platform app, SHAREit. With a global user-base of around 1.5 billion users, and versions for MacOS, Windows, iOS, and Android, a flaw in the app affects

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19-Year-Old WinRAR Bug That Lets Install Malware in Computers

A 19-year-old security flaw, which lets hackers install malware in systems, has been detected in WinRAR, the popular Windows file archival tool. WinRAR, which has been popular as a powerful archive manager for over two decades now, is used for backing up data, compressing files and thus reducing the size of email attachments, decompressing files

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