Facebook has patched a bug in its widely installed Messenger app for Android that could have allowed a remote attacker to call unsuspecting targets and listen to them before even they picked up the audio call. The flaw was discovered and reported to Facebook by Natalie Silvanovich of Google’s Project Zero bug-hunting team last month on October… Read more »
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icrosoft has confirmed that a bug in Windows 10 version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 is causing the Group Policy Editor to display errors. In our September 2020 Windows health report, we reported that Windows 10 1607 and Windows Server 2016 users were experiencing errors when opening the the Security Options MMC in the group policy editor.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) today asked all U.S. federal executive branch departments and agencies to mitigate the critical SIGRed Windows DNS Server wormable remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability within 24 hours. Microsoft issued a security update to address this critical Windows vulnerability tracked as CVE-2020-1350 on July 14, together with a registry-based workaround that does not require… Read more »
Apple recently paid Indian vulnerability researcher Bhavuk Jain a huge $100,000 bug bounty for reporting a highly critical vulnerability affecting its ‘Sign in with Apple‘ system. The now-patched vulnerability could have allowed remote attackers to bypass authentication and take over targeted users’ accounts on third-party services and apps that have been registered using ‘Sign in… Read more »
The massively popular video conferencing software has patched a security loophole that could have allowed anyone to remotely eavesdrop on unprotected active meetings, potentially exposing private audio, video, and documents shared throughout the session. Besides hosting password-protected virtual meetings and webinars, Zoom also allows users to set up a session for non-pre-registered participants who can… Read more »