Posts Tagged ‘Vulnerabilities & attacks’

Bypassing Lockscreen Vulnerability on Ubuntu 14.04 Patched

On the 16th of April a vulnerability report has been issued for Ubuntu operating system that allow user to bypass lock screen interface password protection. The system can be accessed without authorization, payload or any code while all what you need to do is just to hold the ENTER button which seems to be unusual [...]

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Microsoft prepares 14 patches for the next Tuesday

Over this week Microsoft issued their monthly advance notification of security bulletins. The next update will contain 14 security patches to fix critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Windows SharePoint. This month we have 8 security update with remote code execution impact while there are 2 that allow attacker to conduct a [...]

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Oracle plans to fix 40 holes in Java

Oracle is planning Critical security patch update for the Java SE that are going to be released on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. This Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities in Oracle Java SE. This Critical Patch Update contains 40 new security vulnerability fixes. 37 of these vulnerabilities may be remotely [...]

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Study: after one month 93% of users still vulnerable to Java attacks

Websense have released a new report about users and their practices in patching Java vulnerabilities. Having the latest update for your web browser and applying OS patches will not make users safe from Java attacks as Oracle Java needs to be updated separately from other programs. Researchers have found that: 2 days after the release of the [...]

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Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Video Surveillance Operations Manager

Video conferencing is now becoming a flexible way to have meeting over internet and some magazines are using these systems to record all activities at their shops. this way to track any violation or a problem in their markets. An exploit has been published for the Cisco Video Surveillance Operations Manager version 6.3.2 that allow an [...]

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Microsoft patches IE Pwn2Own bug

Microsoft announced as part of the traditional Patch Tuesday that it will release nine security bulletins. Two of them are considered critical and the first one is issued to fix vulnerabilities revealed at the last Pwn2Own hacking contest. Multiple browsers were subject to attacks during CanSecWest March 2013. Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Vupen [...]

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday: Microsoft fixes critical flaws in IE

Microsoft about to release a bunch of security patches for windows operating system. Seven patches are coming to fix four critical vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to execute malicious program on remote system by redirecting victims to a malicious website. First update is for Internet explorer which is required on all windows operating systems while [...]

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