New Windows hack warning: Patch Intel systems now to block SWAPGSAttack exploits

A newly uncovered vulnerability affecting every Windows computer using an Intel processor built since 2012 could allow attackers to bypass safeguards and access information held in a system’s protected kernel memory. This new side-channel attack is built on previous research Read More …

One Million Devices Open to Wormable Microsoft BlueKeep Flaw

Researchers have discovered one million devices that are vulnerable to a “wormable” Microsoft flaw, which could open the door to a WannaCry-like cyberattack. One million devices are still vulnerable to BlueKeep, a critical Microsoft bug with “wormable” capabilities, almost two weeks Read More …

19-Year Old WinRAR RCE Vulnerability Gets Micropatch Which Keeps ACE Support

A micropatch was released to fix a 19-year old arbitrary code execution vulnerability impacting 500 million users of the WinRAR compression tool and to keep ACE support after the app’s devs removed it when they patched the security issue. Nadav Grossman from Check Point Software Technologies was Read More …

Use Windows, macOS? Don’t be hacked by PDF, patch these critical Adobe flaws now

Adobe’s scheduled October update for its Acrobat and Reader PDF software addresses 85 vulnerabilities, including dozens of critical flaws that allow arbitrary code execution. The patches also address multiple privilege-escalation and information-disclosure flaws, shoring up Adobe’s PDF software further following Read More …