Google fixes Chrome zero‑day bug exploited in the wild

The latest update patches a total of five vulnerabilities affecting the browser’s desktop versions. Google has rolled out an update for its Chrome web browser that fixes five security flaws, including a zero-day vulnerability that is known to be actively exploited by malicious actors. The bugs affect the Windows, macOS, and Linux versions of the … More Google fixes Chrome zero‑day bug exploited in the wild

Google squashes two more Chrome bugs under active attacks

The updates come on the heels of news of attacks exploiting another zero-day in Chrome in tandem with a previously-unknown Windows flaw. Two weeks after patching an actively-exploited vulnerability affecting Chrome for desktop, Google is squashing another zero-day bug in the browser’s version for Windows, macOS, and Linux, as well as pushing out an update for Chrome … More Google squashes two more Chrome bugs under active attacks

Working from a hotel? Beware the dangers of public Wi‑Fi

As more and more hotels are turning rooms into offices, the FBI is warning remote workers of cyber-threats lurking in the shadows. With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing an increasing number of companies to shift to remote work, employees working from home have been struggling to find a quiet, distraction-free environment for work. The hospitality industry has … More Working from a hotel? Beware the dangers of public Wi‑Fi

Thunderspy attacks: What they are, who’s at greatest risk and how to stay safe

All you need to know about preventing adversaries from exploiting the recently disclosed vulnerabilities in the Thunderbolt interface. In May 2020, Björn Ruytenberg, a computer security researcher at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, announced the discovery of Thunderspy, a series of vulnerabilities in the Thunderbolt technology and interrelated scenarios for changing – including disabling – … More Thunderspy attacks: What they are, who’s at greatest risk and how to stay safe

Crooks threaten to leak customer data stolen from e‑commerce sites

A hack-and-extort campaign takes aim at poorly secured databases replete with customer information that can be exploited for further attacks. A number of e-commerce websites from multiple continents have had their customer databases stolen, with an unknown seller offering at least 1.62 million rows of personal records for sale on a public website. The online … More Crooks threaten to leak customer data stolen from e‑commerce sites