Apple rushes to patch zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS

The bug is under active exploitation by unknown attackers and affects a wide range of devices, including iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches. Apple has released an emergency update for its iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS operating systems to patch a zero-day security flaw that is being actively exploited in the wild. The vulnerability affects multiple models … More Apple rushes to patch zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS

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

Popular password manager in the spotlight over web trackers

While the trackers in LastPass’ Android app don’t collect any personal data, the news may not sit well with some privacy-minded users. LastPass, a popular password manager, has come under some fire following a report that its Android app features seven built-in advertising and analytics trackers that gather data ranging from the user’s device type and … More Popular password manager in the spotlight over web trackers

Google: Better patching could have prevented 1 in 4 zero‑days last year

Vendors should fix the root cause of a vulnerability, rather than block just one path to triggering it, says Google. Google’s Project Zero team revealed that a quarter of zero-day exploits detected in 2020 could have been prevented had the vendors issued proper patches for the underlying security flaws. In its Year in Review bloggpost, the … More Google: Better patching could have prevented 1 in 4 zero‑days last year

Google Chrome and ESET collaborate in fight against online threats

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, is continuing to partner with Google to protect Google Chrome users. ESET’s award-winning technology is used by Google to scan, identify and remove unwanted software encountered by users of Chrome for Windows. The extension of the cooperation on Chrome Cleanup, part of Chrome’s Safe Browsing feature, continues the close … More Google Chrome and ESET collaborate in fight against online threats