December 2019

The critical vulnerability could also be exploited via a malicious Microsoft Office document. Microsoft has shipped out a fix for a critical flaw in Internet Explorer (IE) that is being exploited in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2019-1429, the vulnerability is part of this month’s batch of regular security updates known as Patch Tuesday. The zero-day is a remote code execution flaw that, according to Microsoft’s advisory, has...

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Endpoint detection and response (EDR) is a category of security tools that monitor end-user hardware devices across a network for a range of suspicious activities and behaviour, reacting automatically to block perceived threats and saving forensics data for further investigation. An EDR platform combines deep visibility into everything that's happening on an endpoint device — processes, changes to DLLs and registry settings, file and network activity...

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 Facebook today revealed yet another security incident admitting that roughly 100 app developers may have improperly accessed its users' data in certain Facebook groups, including their names and profile pictures. In a blog post published Tuesday, Facebook said the app developers that unauthorizedly access this information were primarily social media management and video streaming apps that let group admins manage their groups more effectively and help...

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The virtual keyboard app ai.type, which has racked up 40 million downloads, has been found to sign up users to premium services without their consent. The Android version of the popular virtual keyboard app ai.type has attempted to make over 14 million unauthorised transactions that could have cost the users US$18 million in unwanted charges, reads a report from mobile technology firm Upstream. The attempted purchases came...

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Attention readers, if you are using Chrome on your Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, you need to update your web browsing software immediately to the latest version Google released earlier today. With the release of Chrome 78.0.3904.87, Google is warning billions of users to install an urgent software update immediately to patch two high severity vulnerabilities, one of which attackers are actively exploiting in the wild...

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Even if you are careful about what you download, chances are your children will be less cautious. Here’s how you can help them – and your entire family – stay safe. Life without the internet is rather difficult to fathom, and particularly for children the online world holds a magical allure. While many parents are becoming increasingly aware of the potentially negative effects of too much...

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