SYSTEM SECURITY

Finally, by the requests of many, Microsoft has provided a security feature that will be released with the Fall Creators Update. The requested feature known as Pin and Password recovery allows a user to recover his forgotten password directly from

Millions of Samsung products ranging from TVs, smartphones, and cameras are currently running Tizen OS, a Linux based operating system backed by both Samsung Electronics and Intel. A researcher has recently made the claim that Tizen may contain up to

Two implementations of the Kerberos authentication protocol received patches this week against a vulnerability dubbed “Orpheus’ Lyre” that allowed a threat actor to bypass authentication procedures. Researchers tracked down the flaw to Kerberos versions released in 1996. The bug affects

One of the favourite pieces of software for malicious hackers to target on users’ computers is Adobe Flash Player. Why? Well, there are a few reasons. Firstly, Adobe Flash Player is on an awful lot of computers. Many users may

Computer security biz Preempt warned last October that Microsoft NT LAN Manager (NTLM) should be avoided. On Tuesday, it plans to support its assessment by going public with details of two vulnerabilities. NTLM is an old authentication protocol. Though it

Millions of Android phones are at risk of being remotely hacked due to a security flaw called Broadpwn. Broadpwn is linked to a flaw in Broadcom WiFi chips and also affects iOS devices. Google has issued out a patch to

Dell customers might be exposed to cyber-attacks as the pre-installed software includes vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to disable security solutions and to escalate privileges. Marcin ‘Icewall’ Noga of Cisco Talos has discovered 3 different vulnerabilities affecting select Dell systems, urging customers

Security researchers have found a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2017-7526, in a Gnu Privacy Guard (aka (GnuPG or GPG) cryptographic library that allowed them cracking RSA-1024 and extract the RSA key to decrypt data. Linux users need to check out