Besides a previously undisclosed code-execution flaw in Microsoft Word, the tech giant patches two more zero-day vulnerabilities that attackers had been exploiting in the wild for months, as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday.
In total, Microsoft patches 45 unique vulnerabilities in its nine products, including three previously undisclosed vulnerabilities under active attack.
Last weekend a security researcher publically disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Server editions after Microsoft failed to patch it in the past three months.
The zero-day memory corruption flaw resides in the implementation of the SMB (server message block) network file sharing protocol that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to crash systems with
Ransomware threat has risen exponentially so much that ransomware authors have started abusing the MBR in their attacks to lock down your entire computer instead of just encrypting your important files on hard drive.
Talos team at Cisco Systems has released a free, open-source tool that protects the master boot record (MBR) sector of computers from modification by bootkits, ransomware, and
Microsoft has released its monthly Patch Tuesday update including a total of 10 security bulletin, and you are required to apply the whole package of patches altogether, whether you like it or not.
That’s because the company is kicking off a controversial new all-or-nothing patch model this month by packaging all security updates into a single payload, removing your ability to pick and choose
How much a Windows zero-day exploit that affects all versions of Windows operating system costs on the black market?
It’s $95,000, at least, for the one recently spotted by security researchers.
Researchers from Trustwave’s SpiderLabs team have uncovered a zero-day exploit on Russian underground malware forum exploit.in, affecting all versions of Microsoft Windows OS from Windows 2000 all
If you are a Microsoft’s Windows user, you may have encountered the infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD).
The Blue Screen of Death generally appears when Windows encounters any critical error due to software or hardware issues, displaying a sad face and no information other than “Your PC ran into a problem.”
However, now the company is apparently giving its infamous Blue Screen of Death
Do you deal with MS Word files on the daily basis?
If yes, then are you aware that even opening a simple doc file could compromise your system?
It is a matter to think that the virus does not directly affect you, but it is you who let the virus carry out the attack by enabling deadly “Macros” to view the doc contents that are generally on eye-catching subjects like bank invoice.
If you receive a mail masquerading as a company’s invoice and containing a Microsoft Word file, think twice before clicking on it.
Doing so could cripple your system and could lead to a catastrophic destruction.
Hackers are believed to be carrying out social engineering hoaxes by adopting eye-catching subjects in the spam emails and compromised websites to lure the victims into
Tuesday’s impending deadline ending security support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 is putting companies on notices about moving off older versions of the browser.
Details have been disclosed on a Windows kernel-mode driver privilege escalation vulnerability that was patched Tuesday by Microsoft.