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Microsoft patches two critical vulnerabilities comparable to BlueKeep

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Like BlueKeep and the bug involved in WannaCry, the new vulnerabilities are "wormable."

A bug in Wi-Fi ‘extenders’ could give a hacker full control over the devices

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The vulnerability in a piece of TP-Link gear is just the latest bug to be found in popular home networking equipment.

After remote-code test, DHS sounds the alarm on BlueKeep

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Microsoft and the NSA already have sounded the alarm. DHS said it was able to use BlueKeep to execute remote code on a computer running Microsoft Windows 2000.

Microsoft SharePoint vulnerability allows hackers to sift through servers, Saudi authorities warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The attacks are an example of how a file-sharing service can be abused to gather valuable information on a target.

Backdoor vulnerability in open source tool exposes thousands of apps to remote code execution

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The 2017 data breach at Equifax was possible because the company did not act to resolve a flaw in the open source Apache Struts framework.

Serious flaw found and patched in WordPress, but it might lurk in plugins

by Joe Warminsky • 6 months ago

The bug appears in WordPress instances prior to version 4.9.9 and was exploitable for as long as six years, the RIPS Technologies researchers said.

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