More vulnerability reports: Mozilla patches Firefox zero-day abused in the wildMozilla fixes second Firefox zero-day exploited in the wildKubernetes CLI tool security flaw lets attackers run code on host machineOpenSSH gets protection against attacks like Spectre, Meltdown, and RambleedGoogle pushes Nest cam update to prevent former owners spying on new buyersDisgruntled security firm discloses zero-days in Facebook's WordPress pluginsKRACK attack: Here's how companies are responding CNETTop 10 app vulnerabilities: Unpatched plugins and extensions dominate TechRepublic … [Read more...] about Microsoft Excel Power Query feature can be abused for malware distribution
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However, I think it is possible to reverse this trend. Let's not forget many small and medium-sized businesses that don't have large IT departments are looking for well-integrated solutions designed for use with Microsoft's cloud services. And many executive types want a polished, business-focused solution they can rely on (remember BlackBerry?). Not to mention various vertical market applications for Android for use in the field, healthcare, and other industries such as shipping and transportation, to name a few. … [Read more...] about Microsoft can fix the toxic Android hellstew, but it needs a partner: Samsung, LG, ZTE or Huawei?
Meanwhile, Google Chrome internet browser is the most popular internet browser globally, however, the German Federal Office for Information Security feels that you should not use Chrome if you are worried about privacy and security. The government agency of Germany had recently rated Mozilla Firefox as the most secure internet browser above Chrome, Edge and Internet Explorer. Having said that the agency did not compare it with Safari, Opera or other browsers. The areas where Chrome, Edge and Internet Browsers failed is lack of support for a master password mechanism along with other issues like there is no built-in update system in Internet Explorer. In all the three browsers, there is no provision to block telemetry collection and lacks in organisational transparency. … [Read more...] about Why Google, Mozilla sent cakes to Microsoft
There are four different types of vulnerability that the patch addresses: integer overflow, use-after-free, heap overflow, and memory corruption. The exploit that is already being used in attacks, which Adobe says was discovered by Anton Ivanov of Kaspersky Lab, stems from an integer overflow vulnerability. … [Read more...] about Adobe issues emergency patch as more security vulnerabilities are found in Flash
Azure ArcIn a blog post announcing Azure Arc, corporate vice president of Microsoft Azure, Julia White explained how the new service can help speed up deployment while also providing customers with a complete view of all their Azure data services across on-premises and clouds, saying: … [Read more...] about Azure Arc lets Microsoft cloud run on AWS and Google Cloud