Mozilla brings out Anti-Tracking Policy with Firefox 65

[JAN 31, 2019] Firefox 65 comes with a host of improvements focused on privacy and security, as well as usability. The browser also puts into action the anti-tracking policy which was released earlier this week by Mozilla. With the introduction of Firefox 65, Mozilla is aggressively promoting its stance on privacy protection. The opensource giant... Continue Reading →

Chrome 72 Released with 58 Security fixes

[JAN 31, 2019] Google released Chrome 72 stable version for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The Chrome 72.0.3626.81 comes with the fix for 58 security bugs and includes a number of improvements. The release includes some major updates that includes Deprecate of the TLS 1.0 and 1.1 protocols and HTTP-Based Public Key Pinning. Starting from Google... Continue Reading →

Critical vulnerability issued for Cisco switches

[ JAN 24, 2019 ] Cisco has revealed a critical-rated vulnerability in its small business switches software that if exploited can allow a remote attacker to bypass the device’s user authentication mechanism. The vulnerability in version 1.4.9.04 of the Cisco software exists because under specific circumstances, the affected software enables a privileged user account without... Continue Reading →

New Systemd Privilege Escalation Flaws Affect Most Linux Distributions

[ JAN 11, 2019 ] Security researchers have discovered three vulnerabilities in Systemd, a popular init system and service manager for most Linux operating systems, that could allow unprivileged local attackers or malicious programs to gain root access on the targeted systems. The vulnerabilities, assigned as CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865, and CVE-2018-16866, actually resides in the "systemd-journald"... Continue Reading →

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