Category Archives: Operating System

Android Acquires Security Updates with November Fixes

Google released the November edition of its monthly Android security overhaul today, presenting  device makers and carriers a fresh set of fixes to install. Fingers cross the fixes are released to you as soon as possible. The November updates includes patches for three distant code implementation vulnerabilities as well as a number of details revelation and raising of advantage flaws in different core elements of Android.

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Windows Zero-Day Exploit Disclosed on Twitter

A new Microsoft Windows Zero-Day vulnerability was revealed publicly on Twitter by the analyst who disclosed an exploit for a flaw in the Windows Task Scheduler couple of months ago in August. The recently disclosed security bug affects the Microsoft Data Sharing library dssvc.dll, and can be victimized by the hackers who formerly have access to the impacted system.

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Critical Security Bugs in FreeRTOS Threats To Widespread Hijacking

Critical security bugs in FreeRTOS; an operating system kernel utilized in numerous internet-connected gadgets and embedded electronics; can be possible employed over the network to seize kit. Merely transmitting particularly crafted harmful data to a unsafe device, over the internet or network, can be adequate to crash or hijack it, meaning offenders can possibly get hold of controlling devices of strangers; if they utilize a unsafe kernel.

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iOS 12.0.1 Announced With Patches To Passcode Bypass Flaws

Apple announced, a newer version iOS 12.0.1 for iPhones, iPads, and iPods as their operating system, including two security patches for passcode bypass flaws detected by analyst Jose Rodriguez. The primary flaw impacted the VoiceOver iOS Accessibility characteristic permitting blind people to employ an iOS device with the support of an audio explanation of what is on screen.

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New Linux Kernel Flaw ‘Mutagen Astronomy’ Observed

Recently new Linux kernel ‘Mutagen Astronomy’  vulnerability has been observed that can simply be locally employed is however demonstrating a bit of a infliction. The CVE-2018-14634 flaw associates to a general advantage escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel, and generates a mean to acquire core administrator benefits on a threat system.

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macOS Mojave Fixes Flaws, But New Patches Already Appear

Apple released the updated version of its macOS operating system this Monday. macOS Mojave 10.14 presents some security improvements and fixes various flaws, however a new bug has already appeared. macOS Mojave states a total number of eight flaws impacting components likely App Store, Bluetooth, Application Firewall, Crash Reporter, Auto Unlock, Kernel and Security.

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iOS 12 Conducts Fixes For 16 Security Flaws

Apple officially announced iOS 12 this week, which fixes different flaws in the mobile operating system and cunducts modified execution and other improvements. The tech giant also pushed latest updates for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV (4th generation) and Apple Watch Series 1 and lately, with the releasing of tvOS 12 and watchOS 5. Safari 12 and Apple Support 2.4 for iOS were also announced the running week.

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Android September Fixes Severe Vulnerabilities

Google has announced its Android September 2018 security patches, which traits more than some fifty flaws in the operating system. The September Android Security Bulletin is divided into two portions, the 2018-09-01 security fix level, which traits 24 flaws, and the 2018-09-05 security fix level, which states a total number of thirty five flaws.

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Zero-Day Vulnerability and PoC Exposed in Windows via Twitter

A Microsoft Windows zero-day native privilege acceleration vulnerability and a Proof-of-Concept activity for it have been exposed on Monday. It was revealed by somebody who went by SandboxEscaper on Twitter. The individual in interrogation erased the account shortly after, however not before shrill-eyed security analysts were capable to track the link to the GitHub source hosting the PoC activity.

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