Adobe Releases Patches for ‘Likely Exploitable’ Critical Vulnerabilities

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Adobe today released updates for four of its widely used software—including Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Photoshop CC, ColdFusion, and Brackets—to patch a total of 25 new security vulnerabilities. Seventeen of these flaws have been rated as critical in severity, with most of them carrying high priority patches, indicating that the vulnerabilities are more likely to be used… Read more »

TPM-Fail Vulnerabilities Affecting Billions of Devices

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A team of cybersecurity researchers today disclosed details of two new potentially serious CPU vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to retrieve cryptographic keys protected inside TPM chips manufactured by STMicroelectronics or firmware-based Intel TPMs. Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a specialized hardware or firmware-based security solution that has been designed to store and protect sensitive information… Read more »

4G Router Vulnerabilities Let Attackers Take Full Control

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Multiple vulnerabilities were found by security researchers in 4G routers manufactured by several companies, with the flaws exposing users to information leaks and command execution attacks. Pen Test Partners researcher ‘G Richter’ shared the flaws found in 4G devices during this year’s DEF CON hacking conference, saying that “a lot of existing 4G modems and routers are… Read more »

Android July 2019 Security Update Patches 33 New Vulnerabilities

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Google has started rolling out this month’s security updates for its mobile operating system platform to address a total of 33 new security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices, 9 of which have been rated critical in severity. The vulnerabilities affect various Android components, including the Android operating system, framework, library, media framework, as well as Qualcomm… Read more »