Critical Vulnerabilties in TP-Link VPN routers have been patched

Researchers from Cisco Talos unveiled four vulnerabilities inherent in SOHO-routers TL-R600VPN production TP-Link. Updated firmware is already available, users are encouraged to install them as soon as possible. According to the experts, there are only two reasons for the problems: incorrect reorganization of the input data and errors in the parser code. A pair of vulnerabilities allows remote execution […]

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Emodia exploit crashes Skype for Business

SEC experts have uncovered the flaw in Microsoft’s corporate messenger, which can be used for DoS attacks. If you send a Skype message message to a Skype for Business user with several hundred emodzhi, the program starts to work more slowly, until it gives you a critical error. The vulnerability, which received the identifier CVE-2018-8546 , was closed as part […]

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Vulnerability in the plugin for WordPress allows running cryptominers on sites

In the popular AMP plugin for WordPress, a dangerous vulnerability has been fixed that allows users of WordPress sites with any privilege level to make changes that require administrative rights. According to researchers from WebARX Security, the plugin does not provide a mechanism for checking the privilege level of the current authorized user. As a result, access to […]

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Instagram Bug Reveals Some Passwords

Instagram social service operators fixed a software error that caused the user’s password to sometimes be displayed in plain text in the address bar of the browser. Affected users have already begun to notify by e-mail, strongly recommending that you change your password. A potentially dangerous bug was introduced with the launch of the Download Your Data option […]

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Critical vulnerabilities discovered in Samsung Galaxy S9 and Xiaomi Mi6

Participants in the hacker competition Pwn2Own 2018, held in Tokyo on November 13-14, proved once again that even a mobile device running the latest OS with all security updates can still be hacked. During the competition, participants successfully hacked smartphones from the three largest manufacturers – iPhone X (SecurityLab reported earlier), Samsung Galaxy S9 and Xiaomi Mi6. White hats from […]

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