reader comments 11 with 11 posters participating Share this story It’s the second Tuesday of the month, and that means it’s Update Tuesday, the monthly release of security patches available for nearly all software Microsoft supports. This time around, the software maker has fixed six zero-days under active exploit in the wild, along with a ..
Enlarge / A tin toy robot lying on its side. reader comments 56 with 48 posters participating Share this story On Thursday, a few Twitter users discovered how to hijack an automated tweet bot, dedicated to remote jobs, running on the GPT-3 language model by OpenAI. Using a newly discovered technique called a “prompt injection ..
reader comments 66 with 47 posters participating Share this story Blame is mounting on Microsoft for what critics say is a lack of transparency and adequate speed when responding to reports of vulnerabilities threatening its customers, security professionals said. Microsoft’s latest failing came to light on Tuesday in a post that showed Microsoft taking five ..
reader comments 42 with 39 posters participating Share this story The Meeting Owl Pro is a videoconference device with an array of cameras and microphones that captures 360-degree video and audio and automatically focuses on whoever is speaking to make meetings more dynamic and inclusive. The consoles, which are slightly taller than an Amazon Alexa ..
Getty Images reader comments 46 with 42 posters participating Share this story In January 2019, a researcher disclosed a devastating vulnerability in one of the most powerful and sensitive devices embedded into modern servers and workstations. With a severity rating of 9.8 out of 10, the vulnerability affected a wide range of baseboard management controllers ..
reader comments 16 with 16 posters participating Share this story Google’s Project Zero vulnerability research team detailed critical vulnerabilities Zoom patched last week making that made it possible for hackers to execute zero-click attacks that remotely ran malicious code on devices running the messaging software. Tracked as CVE-2022-22786 and CVE-2022-22784, the vulnerabilities made it possible ..
Getty Images reader comments 13 with 9 posters participating Share this story Malicious hackers have been hammering servers with attacks that exploit the recently discovered SpringShell vulnerability in an attempt to install cryptomining malware, researchers said. SpringShell came to light late last month when a researcher demonstrated how it could be used to remotely execute ..
Getty Images reader comments 12 with 9 posters participating Share this story Researchers on Friday said that hackers are exploiting the recently discovered SpringShell vulnerability to successfully infect vulnerable Internet of Things devices with Mirai, an open source piece of malware that wrangles routers and other network-connected devices into sprawling botnets. When SpringShell (also known ..
reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story Hardware manufacturer Zyxel has issued patches for a highly critical security flaw that gives malicious hackers the ability to take control of a wide range of firewalls and VPN products the company sells to businesses. The flaw is an authentication bypass vulnerability that stems from ..
Getty Images reader comments 28 with 25 posters participating Share this story Hype and hyperbole were on full display this week as the security world reacted to reports of yet another Log4Shell. The vulnerability came to light in December and is arguably one of the gravest Internet threats in years. Christened Spring4Shell—the new code-execution bug ..