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Category: Vulnerabilities

New Cisco vulnerabilities: Patches for 20 exploits, including three labeled ‘critical’

Cisco has released a semiannual patch update that includes fixes for more than 20 vulnerabilities.…

Firefox vulnerability in its master password system has gone unpatched — for nine years!

A Firefox vulnerability related to its master password means it can be cracked relatively easily.…

New Microsoft bug bounty program looks to swat Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities

After Spectre and Meltdown, the tech world needed to develop a strategy to fight the…

Smart toys may be too smart for your own good

Children around the world unwrapped smart toys during the holiday season. But some of these…

PHP community taking stand against vulnerabilities

By today’s coding standards, PHP is downright ancient, but it still has its supporters. The…

Lenovo reports serious Thinkpad vulnerability

Serious WiFi exploits patched last year for Apple and Android devices have reared their head…

Grammarly patches exploit in Chrome extension

After a nasty exploit was found in its popular Chrome extension, Grammarly acted quickly to…

How to detect and prevent zero-day attacks

Zero-day attacks can be lethal because, as the name implies, there is zero time to…

Intel AMT security exploit allows hacks in under a minute

A newly discovered Intel AMT security exploit could allow criminals to hack laptops in under…

How the IT community is affected by Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre are causing massive panic among the general population and creating a large…