Security

Chrome 83 Offers Improved Mobile Browsing, New Security and Privacy Controls

Google published Chrome 83 this week to the stable channel with patches for a total of 38 bugs, enhanced Safe Browsing support, and revised security and privacy controls. The newly introduced Enhanced Safe Browsing protection in Chrome is intended to provide users with a higher degree of security while browsing the web, by increasing protection…

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…

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…

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…

What is the Common Vulnerability Scoring System?

A vulnerability is any aspect of a design , architecture or configuration of a device that allows cyber criminals to conduct attacks, manipulate services, and steal data. There are various methods available for rating vulnerabilities to assess their risk level. The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is the industry standard most used for this purpose….

Complete Guide to the Best Device Security Protocols

Nowadays BYOD onboarding activities are being followed by staff, consumers and stakeholders at all levels. Luckily, businesses are completely able to limit access to the network before customers are accepted. When a user takes home a tablet, phablet, laptop, or smartphone and tries to connect to a Wi-Fi network, such links may be diverted to…

Kali Linux 2020.2 Released with New Improvements

World’s leading Kali Linux 2020.2 penetration distribution launched with new updates, authentication improvements, PowerShell by design, and other features. With Kali Linux 2020.2 latest release, offensive security has introduced new dark and light themes for KDE Plasma. The KDE plasma is the desktop environment that KDE produces specifically for linux systems. Powershell has been added…

SAP Security Updates May 2020 Include Six Essential Patches

SAP’s May 2020 Security Patch Day updates, published Tuesday by the company, include a total of 18 Security Notes and 4 updates to previous Notes, six of which are classified as Hot News. The most important of the Notes addresses a vulnerability to code injection in NetWeaver Application Server ABAP. Tracked as CVE-2020-6262 and featuring…