Alpine Linux is a simple and resource efficient OS which was built based on muscl and Busybox. Due to these optimized features, Alpine Linux behaves as a great docker container. A security vulnerability has been discovered in Alpine Linux docker image(since v3.3). Alpine Linux docker image has default root credentials with an empty or null […]

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Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities are one of the most significant known hardware vulnerabilities that affect the modern computer processors. Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities were exploited through malicious programs to retrieve secrets stored in the memory of other running programs, sensitive information like passwords.   Both ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ make use of a feature in the processor […]

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Overview: The Microsoft has re-released a patch for CVE-2017-8529 to fix a print issue related to this vulnerability. The patch is not fully applied unless certain registry keys are set even after installing the respective Operating System patches. This article describes the steps to update registry settings to be fully protected from this vulnerability.  Affected OS: […]

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