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Do You Use Chrome for Windows? Your Business May Be Vulnerable

The rise of Chrome usage in companies is indisputable. Despite the fact that, as has been indicated by Gartner analyst David Michal Smith, “Microsoft retains a very strong relationship” with IT departments at enterprises, Chrome is the “most-used browser” at businesses. According to data from the consultant Net Applications, Chrome’s market share is 59%, whi
Publish At:2017-06-02 16:40 | Read:536 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security chrome hacking attacks Windows 7

Another Door to Windows | Hot Potato exploit

Microsoft Windows versions 7, 8, 10, Server 2008 and Server 2012 vulnerable to Hot Potato exploit which gives total control of PC/laptop to hackers Security researchers from Foxglove Security have discovered that almost all recent versions of Microsoft’s Windows operating system are vulnerable to a privilege escalation exploit. By chaining together a series
Publish At:2016-01-25 03:00 | Read:1062 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Cyber Security Research Exploits Security Upd

Microsoft Brings HSTS to Windows 7 and 8.1

In the midst of a relatively light Patch Tuesday, Microsoft yesterday introduced an extra measure of security for users running Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 machines: HSTS.Short for HTTP Strict Transport Security, HSTS is a browser header that forces any sessions sent over HTTP to be sent instead over HTTPS based on a preloaded list of s
Publish At:2015-06-10 23:55 | Read:944 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cryptography Microsoft Web Security Chromium HSTS preload li

Analyzing CVE-2015-0016, Revisited

Our previous blog post analyzed CVE-2015-0016 to determine the origins of the vulnerability. However, that blog post only looked into the vulnerability on a Windows 7 system. The analysis for Windows 7 and Windows 8 is different. On the former, before CreateProcessW is called it does not check the lpApplicationName. On the latter, it will call the IsValidMst
Publish At:2015-02-10 13:15 | Read:1192 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Windows 7 Windows 8

January 2015 Patch Tuesday Issues 8 Patches, Ends Mainstream Support for Windows 7

Just a week after they made changes to their advanced notification service for “casual” customers for 2015, Microsoft released eight security bulletins to patch various security vulnerabilities with only one considered “critical.” Microsoft Rates 7 Bulletins as ‘Important’, 1 as ‘Critical’ The security update rated “critical” is the V
Publish At:2015-01-14 11:30 | Read:1162 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Microsoft Patch Tuesday Windows 7

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 — The Next Version Of Windows Operating system

While the whole world was waiting for the next generation of Windows operating system, i.e. Windows 9, but skipping right over 9, Microsoft has announced the next version of its Windows is Windows 10, disclosing its first details on Tuesday at an event in San Francisco.The latest version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system, which will be available
Publish At:2014-10-02 02:20 | Read:1628 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Windows operating system Windows 10 Windows 10 Ope

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