SYSTEM SECURITY

A fast-moving wave of ransomware attacks is hitting hard across the world, exploiting a recently patched vulnerability that was exposed in documents leaked from the NSA by the mysterious Shadow Broker group. Dubbed WannaCry, the ransomware is exploiting a critical

Google this week released security updates for Android to resolve numerous Critical remote code execution (RCE) and elevation of privilege (EoP) vulnerabilities in the platform. Over 100 vulnerabilities were resolved in Android this month, split into two separate sets of

Researchers at Cisco Talos have reported finding a high severity code execution vulnerability in the LabVIEW system design software from National Instruments. According to Talos, LabVIEW 2016 version 16.0 is affected by a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability which can be

Yes, Google’s Project Zero team has once again publicly disclosed a vulnerability (with POC exploit) affecting Microsoft’s Windows operating systems ranging from Windows Vista Service Pack 2 to the latest Windows 10 that had yet to be patched. A few

Microsoft has fortified the latest version of Windows to make it more secure than previous editions, but the strongest protections will be available only to those willing to pay a steep price for them. Windows 10 Anniversary Update has introduced

A slew of sensitive data pertaining to psychologists, doctors and other healthcare professionals involved with an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense was recently left unsecured online. Chris Vickery, a security researcher with MacKeeper who has stumbled across unsecured

Released on Tuesday, Google’s first Android Security Bulletin for 2017 patches a total of 95 vulnerabilities in the operating system, 22 of which were rated Critical severity. Over half (50) of the bugs addressed this month were Elevation of privilege

Apple updated its mobile operating system iOS 10 on Monday to address a handful of security vulnerabilities, including two issues that could have led to arbitrary code execution. The update, iOS 10.2, fixes 12 vulnerabilities in total. Topping the list