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Solid State Drives that support hardware encryption may not be that safe

Solid State Drives (SSD) are the future, and they’ll one day replace Hard Disk Drives (HDD) as the default hardware for storing files on computers. Now, some of these SSDs support hardware encryption, but there’s a problem. Vulnerabilities in hardware […]

New vulnerability allows hackers to access your computer when in Sleep mode

F-Secure has recently discovered and reported a new vulnerability for Windows as well as Mac OS based laptops. This vulnerability will allow hackers to steal encryption keys and other sensitive data when your computer is in Sleep mode. And there is no […]

Microsoft

Local privilege escalation vulnerability found in Windows Task Scheduler

A recent finding published by CERT  (Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University) in its Vulnerability Notes Database highlights a worrying situation. The report suggests the Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler contains a vulnerability in the handling of ALPC that can allow […]

Intel-Skylake-CPU

BranchScope is the latest vulnerability for CPUs made by Intel

A team of researchers from College of William & Mary, University of California Riverside, Carnegie Mellon University of Qatar and Binghamton University demoed a new attack named BranchScope that Intel CPUs are vulnerable to. They demoed this vulnerability to the CPUs […]

Avecto report

Mitigate security threats by removing excessive User Privileges, says report

In today’s highly advanced digital world, security against data stealing and threats have taken the center stage. One of the major security threats for the organizations could be employees within the organization. Though the most trusted stakeholders of any company; […]

BadTunnel vulnerability has a massive security impact for all Windows

A recently discovered, but now patched BadTunnel vulnerability for Windows PC was recently unveiled by a security researcher Yang Yu. Microsoft addressed the flaw in its security bulletin MS16-077 and in CVE-2016-3213 and released a fix. BadTunnel vulnerability As per […]

Badlock vulnerability

Badlock vulnerability affects Windows and Samba

As per the recent update, a bug called as Badlock will be disclosed in Windows and Samba on April 12th, 2016. According to the report, the Badlock vulnerability will affect Windows and Samba. However, the engineers from Samba and Microsoft […]

EMET

New Exploit allows attackers to disable Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit

A recent report suggests vulnerabilities in Microsoft EMET tool can be exploited to disable all protections it enforces for other applications in Windows. Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a free Windows-based security tool that adds an additional layer […]

Windows vulnerability which steals login credentials discovered

Cyclane, a cyber security company has announced that its SPEAR team has discovered a vulnerability that impacts all versions of Windows including the latest version of Windows 10 Technical Preview. The vulnerability which is discovered by the SPEAR team of Cyclane […]