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Apple patches FaceTime flaw and two exploited zero-days in new security update

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The security patch squashes the widely-publicized FaceTime bug that allowed attackers to spy on others via audio and video.

uTorrent vulnerabilities allow information disclosure and remote code execution

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Users of the file-sharing app were left exposed for several hours while the bug was public and a new security patch didn't quite work. A new and effective patch was delivered soon afterward.

Bug in Grammarly browser extension exposes what a user ever writes

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The browser extension has access to virtually everything a user types and therefore an attacker could access a huge trove of private data.

Meet 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre,' the chip flaws causing problems for nearly everyone

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Most people are impacted by the vulnerabilities. It's also not clear if the exploits have been used in the wild because neither leave any traces in log files.

Microsoft hurries to patch 'worst' Windows vulnerability

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Microsoft has rushed out a self-installing patch for a vulnerability in a Windows security program that allows hackers to take over a computer just by sending an email.

Researcher finds vulnerability in popular microchips used in Android and iPhones

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Security researchers have found a crucial vulnerability in a popular chipset used in smartphones that allows for an attackers to launch a remote, Wi-Fi delivered virus to a targeted device.

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