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Hat trick for Google as it patches two more zero-days in Chrome

Slightly over a week ago we advised you to update your Chrome browser. That warning came only a week or so after we advised you to update your Chrome browser. Things are getting a bit repetitive round here. Today, we are compelled to repeat that statement as Google has issued patches for two new zero-day vulnerabilities. Someone tipped Google off about
Publish At:2020-11-12 21:23 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits and vulnerabilities chrome cve-2020-16013 cve-2020-

Google addresses two new Chrome zero-day flaws

Google has released Chrome version 86.0.4240.198 that addresses two additional zero-day vulnerabilities that were exploited in the wild. Google has addressed two zero-day vulnerabilities, actively exploited in the wild, with the release of Chrome version 86.0.4240.198. The IT giant has fixed a total of five Chrome zero-day vulnerabilities in only three
Publish At:2020-11-12 07:17 | Read:145 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Chrome hacking news information securi

Google and Mozilla fixed issues exploited at 2020 Tianfu Cup hacking contest

Mozilla and Google have already fixed the critical flaws in Firefox and Chrome exploited by bug bounty hunters at 2020 Tianfu Cup hacking contest. Mozilla and Google have already addressed the critical Firefox and Chrome vulnerabilities that were recently exploited by white hat hackers at the 2020 Tianfu Cup hacking contest. The vulnerability in Chrome
Publish At:2020-11-11 15:41 | Read:221 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security 2020 Tianfu Cup Chrome Firefo

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes CVE-2020-17087 currently under active exploitation

Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for November 2020 address 112 flaws, including a Windows bug that was chained with Chrome issues in attacks. Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for November 2020 address 112 vulnerabilities in multiple products, including Microsoft Windows, Office and Office Services and Web Apps, Internet Explorer (IE), Edge (EdgeHTML-based a
Publish At:2020-11-11 04:30 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Chrome CVE-2020-17087 Hacking hacking

S3 Ep5: Chrome, Flash and malware for sale [Podcast]

byPaul DucklinIn this episode: a zero-day bug in Chrome for Android, the imminent death of Adobe Flash, the evolution of “malware-as-a-service“, and the malware risks from image search. Also (oh! no!), why you should take care before you pair.Presenters: Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin.Intro and outro music: Edith Mudge.LISTEN NOWCl
Publish At:2020-11-05 12:12 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized Buer chrome Cybercrime Exploit Google malware

Update your Chrome again as Google patches second zero-day in two weeks

Before you start to Google for election news, we’d like you to check whether your browser is at the latest and safest version. “Again?”, Chrome users may say. Yes, because Google has found another zero-day vulnerability – that means it’s a hole that is actively being exploited right now. It’s the second zero-day in Google found in
Publish At:2020-11-03 15:05 | Read:232 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits and vulnerabilities 0day chrome cve-2020-16009 Java

Google discloses unpatched Windows zero-day exploited in the wild

Google researchers disclosed today a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows operating system that is currently under active exploitation. Security researchers from Google have disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows operating system, tracked as CVE-2020-17087, that is currently under active exploitation. Ben Hawkes, team lead for Google Projec
Publish At:2020-10-30 18:59 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Chrome Google information security new

Chrome 86.0.4240.111 fixes actively exploited CVE-2020-15999 zero-day

Google has released Chrome version 86.0.4240.111 that also addresses the CVE-2020-15999 flaw which is an actively exploited zero-day. Google has released Chrome version 86.0.4240.111 that includes security fixes for several issues, including a patch for an actively exploited zero-day vulnerability tracked as CVE-2020-15999. The CVE-2020-15999 flaw is a
Publish At:2020-10-21 09:18 | Read:248 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Chrome CVE-2020-15999 Google hacking n

Meeting the Challenges of Remote Work with Chrome OS Policy Settings – Part I

Many organizations, from enterprises to small businesses and schools, are focusing efforts on distance working and learning. One significant hurdle for those who are suddenly tasked with supporting remote users is the question of how to manage a fleet of new endpoints. One appealing solution for managing all these new remote users is to use Google Chromebook
Publish At:2020-09-02 01:45 | Read:457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Controls Chrome configuration policy operating syst

“Chrome considered harmful” – the Law of Unintended Consequences

byPaul DucklinA recent article on the APNIC blog, entitled Chromium’s impact on root DNS traffic, has set the Chromium browser project thinking about a feature in the browser code that’s known as the Intranet Redirect Detector.To explain.APNIC is the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, one of five internet num
Publish At:2020-08-26 14:12 | Read:457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Google Chrome chrome Chromium

Google Chrome Aims to Keep its Edge Over Other Browsers with its Latest Privacy and Security Features

Google Chrome may currently enjoy the numero uno position in the world of browsers, but it is starting to feel the pressure. The competition is heating up with its rivals like Microsoft Edge offering upgraded security features to lock in more users.The coronavirus pandemic has brought extensive changes to the way people operate, which in turn, has created a
Publish At:2020-07-27 14:30 | Read:632 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection browser Chrome Google

Cisco Talos discloses technicals details of Chrome, Firefox flaws

Cisco’s Talos experts disclosed the details of recently patched vulnerabilities affecting the popular Chrome and Firefox web browsers. Researchers from Cisco Talos disclosed technical details of recently patched vulnerabilities affecting the popular Chrome and Firefox web browsers. The first issue, tracked as CVE-2020-6463, is a memory corruption vulne
Publish At:2020-07-05 09:50 | Read:842 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Chrome Firefox hacking news i

Brave CEO apologises for adding affiliate links to URLs

byJohn E DunnThe Brave browser has provoked unhappiness among some of its users after being caught redirecting searches to affiliate links that earned it commission.The first user to notice the issue was Cryptonator 1337, who tweeted the following observation on 6 June:So when you are using the @brave browser and type in ‘binance.us’ you end up getting redir
Publish At:2020-06-09 09:04 | Read:676 | Comments:0 | Tags:Brave Privacy Brave browser Brendan Eich chrome cryptocurren

49 malicious Chrome extensions caught pickpocketing crypto wallets

byLisa VaasGoogle has kicked 49 malicious Chrome browser extensions out of its Web Store that were posing as cryptocurrency wallets in order to drain the contents of bona fide wallets. The extensions were discovered by researchers from MyCrypto – an open-source interface for the blockchain that helps store, send and receive cryptocurrency – and
Publish At:2020-04-16 07:57 | Read:1108 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cryptocurrency Data loss Google Google Chrome Malvertising M

Google removed 49 Chrome Extensions that were hijacking cryptocurrency wallets

Google has removed 49 new Chrome browser extensions from its official Web Store that hide the code to hijack cryptocurrency wallets. Google has removed 49 new Chrome browser extensions from its official Web Store that contain the code to steal sensitive information and hijack cryptocurrency wallets. The Chrome browser extensions were discovered by rese
Publish At:2020-04-15 12:27 | Read:923 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Malware Chrome