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Windows 10 Bug Let UWP Apps Access All Files Without Users’ Consent [source: thehackernews]

Microsoft silently patched a bug in its Windows 10 operating system with the October 2018 update (version 1809) that allowed Microsoft Store apps with extensive file system permission to access all files on users’ computers without their consent. With Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a common platform, called Universal Windows Platform(UWP), that allows apps...

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05 Nov 2018
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Proper Disposal of Electronic Devices [source: us-cert]

Why is it important to dispose of electronic devices safely? In addition to effectively securing sensitive information on electronic devices, it is important to follow best practices for electronic device disposal. Computers, smartphones, and cameras allow you to keep a great deal of information at your fingertips, but when you...

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05 Nov 2018
in Security Advisories & Alerts

Cisco Releases Security Update

Description: Cisco has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability affecting Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software. Impact: A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for...

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05 Nov 2018
in Security Advisories & Alerts

Apache Releases Security Update

Description: The Apache Software Foundation has released a security update to address a vulnerability affecting Apache Tomcat JK Connectors 1.2.0 to 1.2.44. Impact: A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more...

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01 Nov 2018
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Amazon IoT operating system FreeRTOS has serious vulnerabilities [source: 360totalsecurity]

Recently, the researchers found that the popular Internet of Things (IoT) real-time operating system FreeRTOS has serious vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities can allow hackers to break connected devices in smart homes or critical infrastructure systems, reveal information from device memory, and take over devices. Although patches have been released, the researchers...

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29 Oct 2018
in Security Advisories & Alerts

Cisco Releases Security Update

Description: Cisco has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Cisco Webex Productivity Tools and the Cisco Webex Meetings Desktop App. Impact: A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more...

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29 Oct 2018
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