Last week’s Windows Zero-Day vulnerability already being exploited in the wild
We wrote last week of a frustrated security researcher revealing a new zero-day bug for fully-patched Windows 10 PCs which would allow any software running on your PC to gain system-level privileges. The bug is a local exploit (i...
New Windows Zero-Day vulnerability disclosed on Twitter
A frustrated security researcher has revealed a new zero-day bug for fully-patched Windows 10 PCs which would allow any software running on your PC to gain system-level privileges. In the now deleted tweet he said: Here is the alp...
Google disclosed a fixed Fortnite installler bug, so of course Tim Sweeney got mad
The popular game Fortnite finally made its debut on Android as a Samsung exclusive a few weeks ago. Last week, Google identified a flaw in the installer that could be used to expose the phone to further vulnerabilities via a Man ...
Microsoft met wth the DHS to discuss election security
Microsoft and Facebook met with the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) and the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to discuss election security is...
Microsoft identifies Russian hacking of conservatives
Russia is still attempting to interfere with the democracy of the United States according to Microsoft. Yesterday, Microsoft identified a few attacks which were aimed at the International Republican Institue and the Hudson Institu...
Hackers are using old Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to Distribute FELIXROOT and steal files
A new malware has emerged and it’s using the olf Microsft Office vulnerabilities to access and steal data. Dubbed Felixroot, the malware is delivered to individuals in Ukraine using a weaponised phishing email claiming to c...
Next version of Chrome browser will make final push for Encrypted by Default web
Google has continued its offensive against insecure and unencrypted web connections. The company has been pushing web companies to encrypt their connections both by penalizing unencrypted websites in search and also marking them ...
Android’s theoretical RAMpage exploit affects all Android phones released since 2012
A new Android vulnerability, RAMpage, has been discovered by security researchers this week. Here’s what it does: RAMpage breaks the most fundamental isolation between user applications and the operating system. While apps ...
Windows 10’s new Modern Settings open up massive new security hole
Often adding new parts to an operating system or application opens up the possibility of new bugs or exploits. Such appears to be the case with the modern Settings app in Windows 10, which comes along with a new file type which ap...
Firefox Monitor will let you know if you’ve been hacked
This week, Mozilla is sharing some of its future plans to make browsers more secure. This time, the firm is tackling account security. Many people have multiple accounts online, I have email, Slack, Mspoweruser login, to name but ...