Today, Microsoft has released its monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month’s advisory release addresses 67 new vulnerabilities and one advisory, with 24 of them rated critical, 42 are rated Important, and one is listed as Moderate in severity . These vulnerabilities impact […]

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Image courtesy: maketecheasier.com   Need help to fix your Windows PC? Well, Windows Remote Assistance (MSRA) has a lot to offer than just help, it can get you hacked! An XXE (XML External Entity) vulnerability was found affecting all the versions of Windows till date including Windows 7, 8.1, RT 8.1 and 10. The vulnerability can […]

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  After last year’s Service Message Block (SMB) ultra-shock, this year a new denial-of-service vulnerability is discovered in SMBv3 which can be exploited to crash Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 machines with a single packet. This vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2018-0833. Technical Jargon: The negotiation of the SMBv3 session always starts with an […]

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Start of this new year, Meltdown and Spectre kept us busy. Today Microsoft released regular patches fixing a total of 23 vulnerabilities. Among these Microsoft rated one CVE as Critical, 20 as Important, one as Moderate and last one as Low. Microsoft also released 2 advisories for Adobe and Microsoft Office. Out of these 23 […]

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A critical vulnerability has been found in Samba which affects all Windows platforms, termed as badlock. It will be patched on April 12, 2016. Samba is an open source implementation of the SMB/CIFS network protocol, which runs on non-windows operating systems like Unix, IBM System 390, Linux, OpenVMS and other operating systems and allows them to […]

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