Archive for the ‘remote code execution’ Category

Adobe Issues Emergency Patches for Two Critical Flaws in Acrobat and Reader

January 4th, 2019
I hope you had biggest, happiest and craziest New Year celebration, but now it’s time to come back at work and immediately update your systems to patch new security flaws that could exploit your computer just by opening a PDF file. Adobe has issued an out-of-band security update to patch two critical vulnerabilities in the company's Acrobat and Reader for both the Windows and macOS operating

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How Just Opening A Site In Safari Could Have Hacked Your Apple macOS

November 22nd, 2018
Earlier this week Dropbox team unveiled details of three critical vulnerabilities in Apple macOS operating system, which altogether could allow a remote attacker to execute malicious code on a targeted Mac computer just by convincing a victim into visiting a malicious web page. The reported vulnerabilities were originally discovered by Syndis, a cybersecurity firm hired by Dropbox to conduct

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Critical Flaws Found in Amazon FreeRTOS IoT Operating System

October 19th, 2018
A security researcher has discovered several critical vulnerabilities in one of the most popular embedded real-time operating systems—called FreeRTOS—and its other variants, exposing a wide range of IoT devices and critical infrastructure systems to hackers. What is FreeRTOS (Amazon, WHIS OpenRTOS, SafeRTOS)? FreeRTOS is a leading open source real-time operating system (RTOS) for embedded

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Remotely Exploitable Flaw Puts Millions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk

July 18th, 2017

Security researchers have discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in an open-source software development library used by major manufacturers of the Internet-of-Thing devices that eventually left millions of devices vulnerable to hacking.

The vulnerability (CVE-2017-9765), discovered by researchers at the IoT-focused security firm Senrio, resides in the software development

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Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

July 18th, 2017

Nothing in this world is fully secure, from our borders to cyberspace. I know vulnerabilities are bad, but the worst part comes in when people just don’t care to apply patches on time.

Late last year, Cisco’s Talos intelligence and research group discovered three critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in Memcached that exposed major websites including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube,

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Adobe Fixes Six Vulnerabilities in Flash, Connect with July Update

July 11th, 2017

Adobe only fixed six vulnerabilities in two products, making it the company’s smallest security bulletin of the year.

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Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

July 7th, 2017

Google has released its latest monthly security update for Android devices, including a serious bug in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that affects millions of Android devices, as well as some iPhone models.

Dubbed BroadPwn, the critical remote code execution vulnerability resides in Broadcom’s BCM43xx family of WiFi chipsets, which can be triggered remotely without user interaction, allows a

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7-Year-Old Samba Flaw Lets Hackers Access Thousands of Linux PCs Remotely

May 25th, 2017

A 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in Samba networking software that could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected Linux and Unix machines.

Samba is open-source software (re-implementation of SMB networking protocol) that runs on the majority of operating systems available today, including Windows, Linux, UNIX, IBM System 390, and

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Apple Releases Dozens of Security Patches for Everything

May 16th, 2017

While Windows users are currently in fear of getting their systems hijacked by the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, Apple users are sitting relaxed, thinking that malware attacks are something that happens to Windows users, and not Apple.

But you are mistaken – Apple products are also not immune to the hack attacks and malware infections, as an ebook can hack your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

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