by Paul Ducklin Firefox’s latest monthly update just came out, bumping the primary version of the popular alternative browser to 115.0. OK, it’s technically a once-every-four-weeks update, so that there will sometimes be two major updates in a single calendar month, just as you sometimes get two full moons in . . . Read more
by Paul Ducklin If you run a WordPress site with the Ultimate Members plugin installed, make sure you’ve updated it to the latest version. Over the weekend, the plugin’s creator published version 2.6.7, which is supposed to patch a serious security hole, described by user @softwaregeek on the WordPress support . . . Read more
by Paul Ducklin Right at the start of June 2023, well-known Russian cybersecurity outfit Kaspersky reported on a previously unknown strain of iPhone malware. Most notable about the original story was its strapline: Targeted attack on [Kaspersky] management with the Triangulation Trojan. Although the company ultimately said, “We’re confident that . . . Read more
by Paul Ducklin ASUS is a well-known maker of popular electronics products, ranging from laptops and phones to home routers and graphics cards. This week, the company published firmware updates for a wide range of its home routers, along with a strong warning that if you aren’t willing or able . . . Read more
by Paul Ducklin We’ve written about the uncertainty of Apple’s security update process many times before. We’ve had urgent updates accompanied by email notifications that warned us of zero-day bugs that needed fixing right away, because crooks were already onto them… …but without even the vaguest description of what sort . . . Read more
by Paul Ducklin If you’re a Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser fan, you’re probably getting updates automatically and you’re probably up to date already. However… …just in case you’ve missed any updates recently, we suggest you go and check right now, because the Chromium browser core, on which both . . . Read more
What’s so bad about a web page going fullscreen without warning you first?
This time, the crooks got there first – only 1 security hole patched, but it’s a zero-day.
Two trust-spoofing bugs were the main culprits this month – but neither one was a zero-day.
Firefox squashes a bug that helped phishers, and brings its own helping hand to Microsoft’s “Follina” saga.