Google on Friday shipped emergency fixes to address a security vulnerability in the Chrome web browser that it said is being actively exploited in the wild. The issue, assigned the identifier CVE-2022-3075, concerns a case of insufficient data validating in Mojo, which refers to a collection of runtime libraries that provide a platform-agnostic mechanism for inter-process … [Read more...] about Google Releases Urgent Chrome Update to Patch New Zero-Day Vulnerability
New Warning from the White House Calls for Urgent Action
On Monday and based on evolving intelligence, President Biden warned of increased potential of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure in the United States and his administration renewed its calls for all organizations to bolster their cyber defenses in this Statement from the President. We have seen similar warnings before. It’s easy to get jaded or to let down our guard … [Read more...] about New Warning from the White House Calls for Urgent Action
Patching the CentOS 8 Encryption Bug is Urgent – What Are Your Plans?
There are three things you can be sure of in life: death, taxes – and new CVEs. For organizations that rely on CentOS 8, the inevitable has now happened, and it didn't take long. Just two weeks after reaching the official end of life, something broke spectacularly, leaving CentOS 8 users at major risk of a severe attack – and with no support from CentOS. You'd think that this … [Read more...] about Patching the CentOS 8 Encryption Bug is Urgent – What Are Your Plans?
Apple Releases Urgent iPhone and iPad Updates to Patch New Zero-Day Vulnerability
Apple on Monday released a security update for iOS and iPad to address a critical vulnerability that it says is being exploited in the wild, making it the 17th zero-day flaw the company has addressed in its products since the start of the year.' The weakness, assigned the identifier CVE-2021-30883, concerns a memory corruption issue in the "IOMobileFrameBuffer" component that … [Read more...] about Apple Releases Urgent iPhone and iPad Updates to Patch New Zero-Day Vulnerability
Urgent Chrome Update Released to Patch Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability
Google on Friday rolled out an emergency security patch to its Chrome web browser to address a security flaw that's known to have an exploit in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-37973, the vulnerability has been described as use after free in Portals API, a web page navigation system that enables a page to show another page as an inset and "perform a seamless transition to a new … [Read more...] about Urgent Chrome Update Released to Patch Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability
Apple Issues Urgent Patch Update for Another Zero‑Day Under Attack
Merely weeks after releasing out-of-band patches for iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS, Apple has issued yet another security update for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch to fix a critical zero-day weakness that it says is being actively exploited in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-1879, the vulnerability relates to a WebKit flaw that could enable adversaries to process maliciously … [Read more...] about Apple Issues Urgent Patch Update for Another Zero‑Day Under Attack
Microsoft Releases Urgent Windows Update to Patch Two Critical Flaws
Microsoft yesterday quietly released out-of-band software updates to patch two high-risk security vulnerabilities affecting hundreds of millions of Windows 10 and Server editions' users.To be noted, Microsoft rushed to deliver patches almost two weeks before the upcoming monthly 'Patch Tuesday Updates' scheduled for 14th July.That's likely because both flaws reside in the … [Read more...] about Microsoft Releases Urgent Windows Update to Patch Two Critical Flaws