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New flaw prompts Google to shut down Google+ for consumers within 90 days

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

The new farewell date for the consumer version of Google+ will come four months early after Google discovered a privacy bug affecting 52.5 million accounts.

Adobe issues fix for Flash bug allowing remote code execution

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Without the patch, Flash could mistakenly run a piece of code without verifying what type it is. Hackers can exploit the bug to remotely execute code.

Researchers earn thousands for exposing mobile device exploits at Pwn2Own

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The competition exposed bugs in mobile devices made by Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi. Hackers went home with thousands of dollars and some sweet jackets.

Flaw in WordPress plugin allowed unauthorized admin access, backdoors

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The flaw has been patched in the privacy-focused plugin WP GDPR Compliance, which has more than 100,000 downloads.

Apache alerts developers of remote code execution flaw

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The two-year-old flaw could allow hackers to take control of unsuspecting developers' web servers.

Cisco patches 'critical' credential bug in video surveillance software

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

The company says it failed to disable the root account in the affected software. The root account has static credentials that can be exploited by anyone who knows them.

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