As Intel, AMD, and other CPU manufacturers have started releasing CPU microcode (firmware) updates for processor models affected by the Meltdown and Spectre patches, those updates are trickling down to OEMs and motherboard vendors, who are now integrating these patches into BIOS/UEFI updates for affected PCs.
Microsoft has added a new and very important detail on the help page describing incompatibilities between antivirus (AV) products and the recent Windows Meltdown and Spectre patches.
A malvertising group nicknamed KovCoreG by security researchers has been using fake browser and Flash updates to trick users into installing the Kovter malware.
A botched firmware update for Samsung smart TVs has left many owners unable to use their devices, two weeks after it happened.
Following the massive Wana Decrypt0r ransomware outbreak from yesterday afternoon, Microsoft has released an out-of-bound patch for older operating systems to protect them against Wana Decrypt0r's self-spreading mechanism.
HP has issued an update to remove a keylogging mechanism found in the audio drivers included with some of its high-end laptops.
Almost all recent OnePlus smartphones are vulnerable to attacks that can downgrade the phone's operating system and expose the device to previously patched security flaws.
As part of the April 2017 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released today 61 security updates for products such as its operating systems, browsers, the Office suite, and others.
Scott Arciszewski, Chief Development Officer at Paragon Initiative Enterprises, is warning about a series of security issues that affect the update mechanism used by the WordPress CMS.
Version 52.0.2743.82 of Google Chrome was released today that contains 48 security fixes. Of those 48 fixes, 17 were highlighted as coming from external sources and being eligible for a bounty for their disclosure.
Today apple released updates for their core platforms, which include iTunes, iOS, Safari, OS X El Capitan, tvOS, and watchOS. Since these products contain shared code, many of the same vulnerabilities exist within multiple Apple products. The good news is that fixing the vulnerability in one product, also resolves it the other ones.
Today apple released updates for iTunes, iOS, Safari, OS X El Capitan, tvOS, and watchOS. It is advised that all users of these products install the updates immediately as there were numerous critical vulnerabilities fixed.
Today Microsoft, Oracle, and Adobe all released security updates for critical vulnerabilities in their products. Critical vulnerabilities allow attackers to execute commands on the vulnerable computers that could allow them to download and installer further programs without your permission.
Google 48 is here and includes 37 security fixes and bunch of new features. These features include the custom notification buttons, the deprecation of the RC4 encryption protocol, and the ability to present to Google cast devices.
Apple released security updates today for Safari, OS X, and iOS that resolve critical vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution. Remote code execution vulnerabilities allow an attacker to create specially crafted web sites or files that could allow the attacker to execute commands and programs on vulnerable platforms.
Today Microsoft and Adobe both released updates for numerous critical remote code execution vulnerabilities in their products. It is strongly advised that every Windows, Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Reader user install these updates immediately.
Google has released version 47.0.2526.106 of Google Chrome today to resolve two Google discovered security vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are identified as CVE-2015-6792 and these private security issues from internal audits and fuzzing and are mentioned in issue 569486.