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Microsoft is Introducing New Security Features for Developers, Clients

Microsoft announced new Identity and Azure apps at this week’s Create virtual event designed to improve security for both application developers and business customers. New Identity capabilities to help foster a secure and trustworthy app ecosystem for developers, admins, and end-users alike include Publisher Verification, App Consent Policy, and Microsoft Authentication Libraries (MSAL) general availability…

Bluetooth Vulnerability Allows Previously Paired Devices to be Impersonated by Attackers

Researchers have discovered that a weakness associated with pairing in Bluetooth Basic Rate / Enhanced Data Rate (BR / EDR) connections could be exploited to impersonate a previously paired unit. The security vulnerability allows an attacker to spoof the Bluetooth address of a previously bonded remote device within the Bluetooth range of an affected device…

Zero Day Initiative Researchers Publish Five Windows Zero Days

Security researchers working with the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) of Trend Micro have released information on five unpatched vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, including four that were considered high risk. The first three of these zero-day vulnerabilities could enable an attacker to escalate privileges on the affected device, tracked as CVE-2020-0916, CVE-2020-0986 and CVE-2020-0915, and featuring…

4,000 Android apps on Google Play Expose User Data

Firebase is a 2011 product of both mobile and web applications by Firebase, Inc. It was later purchased by Google in 2014. The Firebase provides various server analytics, authentication, databases, setup, file storage, push messaging and more. Many of these services are stored in the cloud and can be conveniently used. More than 30 percent…

Samsung Makes Autofocus Quicker in New Image Sensor

The Isocell GN1 image sensor with 50 megapixels comes with autofocus for phase detection and absorbs light better, Samsung said. Samsung has released a new, the company said, 50-megapixel image sensor with auto-focus phase detection (PDAF). The Isocell GN1 comes with 1.2 micrometer-sized pixels, each pixel having two photodiodes that receive light for phase detection…

Several Tips to Safeguard Your Windows 7 Devices

Microsoft has discontinued supporting Windows 7 systems with effect from January 2020. For many users, this decision was disheartening, as Windows 7 was one of the most common operating systems, and used by millions. Despite Microsoft releasing Windows 8 and Windows 10 after its release, Windows 7 ‘s popularity never diminished. After the Windows Vista…

Hackers can use Product Review Plugin to Inject Code into WordPress Sites

A flaw recently discussed in the WP Product Review Lite WordPress plugin could be misused to hack websites by unauthenticated attackers. WP Product Review Lite is designed to create reviews of products on WordPress websites. It supports the creation of a top rating widget for the goods and also allows for monetization by inserting a…

NortonLifeLock Releases Free Tool for Twitter Bots Detection

This week, NortonLifeLock released the beta version of a free browser extension which enables Twitter users to easily recognize bots on the social media platform. The tool, called BotSight, is currently available to users in the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand for Chrome, Chromium-based Brave, and Firefox. In addition, its developers plan to build…

Getting to Learn the Fundamentals of Kernel Drivers and System Drivers

Computers are combined with hardware and software which communicates with each other. The first thing the system should do is to trigger Kernel for the initial setup for both software and hardware management once the device powers up. At the core level of all computers, it needs first uploading of both kernel and system drivers….

Protect your Minecraft Server against Cyber Attack

Understanding the importance of security is always important when starting your Minecraft Server. Although the most likely targets may not appear to be a Minecraft server and its integrity, those who seek to cause online trouble will not stop their favorite pastime to spare those who just want to unwind. Having focused on “crafting” your…