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Microsoft, Apple versus China, spyware actors

Image: 2ragon/Adobe Stock Revelations this week from Microsoft and Apple speak to the COVID-like persistence of cyber threats and the ability of threat actors to adapt in the wild, steal credentials and sidestep patches. Microsoft explained this week how it had discovered and attempted to harden ramparts in the face . . . Read more

Engineering PCs, Other Devices Most at Risk for Security Vulnerabilities

New research on operational technology vulnerabilities by Armis found that 56% of engineering workstations have at least one unpatched critical severity. Image: Siphosethu Fanti/peopleimages.com/Adobe Stock As operational technology (OT) merges with IT, vulnerabilities in operational tech systems are a new threat, not least because these networks involve control frameworks for . . . Read more

iPhone Users Urged to Update to Patch 2 Zero-Days

Apple is urging macOS, iPhone and iPad users immediately to install respective updates this week that includes fixes for two zero-days under active attack. The patches are for vulnerabilities that allow attackers to execute arbitrary code and ultimately take over devices. iOS 15.6.1 and macOS Monterey 12.5.1 both patch the . . . Read more

Google Patches Chrome’s Fifth Zero-Day of the Year

Google has patched the fifth actively exploited zero-day vulnerability discovered in Chrome this year as one in a series of fixes included in a stable channel update released Wednesday. The bug, tracked as CVE-2022-2856 and rated as high on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), is associated with “insufficient validation . . . Read more