Two new critical vulnerabilities have been discovered affecting every processor since 1995, which allow malicious programs to steal information from other programs memory. These vulnerabilities are named as Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715). Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities affect all processors since 1995 including AMD, ARM, and Intel. These vulnerabilities allow an attacker to access […]

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Image Source: mspoweruser.comMicrosoft fixed two critical remote code execution vulnerabilities, reported in ‘Microsoft Malware Protection Engine‘. Microsoft Malware Protection Engine scans files in real-time.  These capabilities like scanning, detection, and cleaning are available in products like Windows Defender, Malware scanner, Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection, Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint Service, Windows Intune Endpoint […]

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Microsoft December 2017 Patch Tuesday addresses 32 security vulnerabilities in six of its main product categories. Among these 20 CVE’s are rated as Critical, and 12 are rated as Important. None of the Windows OS patches are rated as critical, and there are no zero days patched in this month, although Internet Explorer with 13 patched vulnerabilities (9 critical) and Edge with […]

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Image Source: thestack.com Intel identified eight security vulnerabilities and released security advisory last week, affecting Intel core CPU technologies Intel Management Engine (ME), Server Platform Service (SPS) and Trusted Execution Engine (TXE). These vulnerabilities allow an unauthorized process to access privileged content, attackers with local or remote admin access to the system to execute arbitrary […]

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A serious security flaw affecting all versions of Microsoft Office has been discovered by security researcher Lino Antonio Buono. The flaw is within the legitimate feature of Microsoft Office allowing malicious actors to create and spreads macro-based self-replicating malware. The flaw takes advantage of fact that a registry key value dictates whether external (or untrusted) macros can […]

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Microsoft November 2017 Patch Tuesday addresses 53 security vulnerabilities in six of it’s main product categories. Amoung these 19 CVE’s are rated as Critical, 31 are rated as Important, and 3 are moderate. None of the Windows OS patches are rated as critical, and there are no zero days patched in this month. But according […]

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