Update Outlook App for Android to Patch Against XSS Vulnerability

Microsoft has recently patched their Outlook Mail app for Android against a severe vulnerability. This vulnerability could be leveraged to carry out XSS (cross-site scripting) attacks on users who has installed Outlook app in their Android smartphones. The vulnerability is assigned CVE ID of CVE-2019-1105. An XSS attack is usually carried out by sending a Read More …

What is BlueKeep Vulnerability and How to Patch Windows Against BlueKeep

Microsoft is urging all the users of Windows computers running on Windows 7 and earlier versions to patch their systems against a new vulnerability called BlueKeep. Security researchers all over the world are comparing this new BlueKeep vulnerability to the EternalBlue vulnerability from a few years ago that was exploited by ransomware like WannaCry and Read More …

Is Your Intel CPU Vulnerable to MDS or Zombieland Attacks? Check with MDS Tool

This year started with some bad news for the Intel CPU owners when news surfaced about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that affect all the Intel processors dating as far back as 1995. And now researchers have found that Intel processors are vulnerable to something called Zombieland or MDS (Michroarchitectural Data Sampling) attacks. This new Read More …

Windows 7 win32k.sys Vulnerability : Upgrade to Windows 10 or Use Linux

Neowin has reported about Google Project Zero researchers finding out a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 7. Google Zero researchers are known for finding vulnerabilities not only in Google software but also in all the other popular software like Windows operating system, usually the ones which are used in conjunction with Google’s software. This new vulnerability Read More …

Update Chrome Browser to Fix New Vulnerability (CVE-2019-5786)

According to Google’s official blog, Google has recently released an updated version of the Chrome web browser in order to fix a serious zero-day vulnerability knows as CVE-2019-5786 in the common vulnerabilities and exposure database. This vulnerability exists in the way Chrome handles the FileReader API when used from the JavaScript scripts. Usually, the FileReader Read More …

Upgrade Firmware of HP Inkject Printers to Fix Faxploit Vulnerability

During Defcon 2018, security researchers from CheckPoint security demonstrated a new vulnerability that affects many of the Hewlett Packard (HP) printers. Using this vulnerability, an attacker only has to send a specially designed file to the HP printer and it will give the attacker not only the complete control of the printer but also that Read More …

Intel Microcode Bootloader : Protection Against the Spectre Vulnerability

In the January of the year 2018, two shocking vulnerabilities in the Intel processors were revealed to the public. These vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, affect Intel processors manufactured between the year 1995 and early 2018. The Meltdown vulnerability was fixed by operating system updates but Spectre vulnerability needs updating the BIOS firmware. For the update Read More …

New Bluetooth Vulnerability : Update Bluetooth Drivers/Firmware to Fix

A new Bluetooth vulnerability has been discovered that can be exploited by a remote attacker to capture the sensitive information being transferred between two devices. Since Bluetooth feature is available in almost all the phones (including the feature phones and dumb phones), wireless speakers, cordless headphones, media players and many other devices, this vulnerability puts Read More …

Windows Defender UnRAR Code Vulnerability : Update and Fix Quickly

Microsoft forces their own anti-malware program called Windows Defender in all installations of Windows. While this is done to ensure that everyone stays protected and safe from malware attacks, it has been causing problems lately. Some researchers at Google have discovered a bug in the Windows Defender that could lead to serious problems. If you Read More …