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Apple emergency zero-day fix for iPhones and Macs – get it now!

by Paul Ducklin You might be forgiven for thinking that July 2021 was Microsoft’s month for cybersecurity vulnerabilities. First there was PrintNightmare in several guises, followed by HiveNightmare (an entirely unrelated bug that nevertheless attracted the “Nightmare” moniker), followed by PetitPotam (which went down the cute aquatic mammal naming path). . . . Read more

Apple products hit by fourfecta of zero-day exploits – patch now!

by Paul Ducklin It’s only a week since Apple’s last product updates, but it’s already time to update again. As you probably know, Apple, unusually amongst major operating system and application producers, doesn’t have any sort of predictable schedule for its security patches. Unlike vendors such as Microsoft (monthly), Google . . . Read more

Home schooling – how to stay secure

Co-authored by Sally Adam and Doug Aamoth Many pupils are starting their new school term from home rather than the classroom. For families with younger kids, home schooling is often the first time that their children have needed to use computers (rather than gaming consoles) in earnest. Whether you’re new to home schooling, going back to it after a break, or . . . Read more

Patrick Wardle on Hackers Leveraging ‘Powerful’ iOS Bugs in High-Level Attacks

Noted Apple security expert Patrick Wardle discusses how cybercriminals are stepping up their game in targeting Apple users with new techniques and cyberattacks. A recently uncovered zer0-click Apple zero-day flaw, used in a spyware campaign against Al Jazeera journalists, shed light this week on the impact of Apple security issues being . . . Read more

Google Chrome 87 Closes High-Severity ‘NAT Slipstreaming’ Hole

Overall Google’s Chrome 87 release fixed 33 security vulnerabilities. Google has released patches for several high-severity vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser with the rollout of Chrome 87 for Windows, Mac and Linux users. Overall, Google fixed 33 vulnerabilities in its latest version, Chrome 87.0.4280.66, which is being rolled out over . . . Read more

2 More Google Chrome Zero-Days Under Active Exploitation

Browser users are once again being asked to patch severe vulnerabilities that can lead to remote code execution. Google is asking Chrome desktop users to prepare to update their browsers once again as two more zero-day vulnerabilities have been identified in the software. Both allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to . . . Read more

Google Patches Actively-Exploited Zero-Day Bug in Chrome Browser

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