Microsoft starts notifying Windows 7 users that it’s time to buy a new PC

If you’re one of the 35% of Windows users who are still using Windows 7, you may want to look into upgrading. Microsoft have notified users that support for the OS is coming to an end early next year. The notification titled “After 10 years, support for Windows 7 […] …

Here’s why you should install iOS 12.2 update on your iPhone immediately

Earlier this week, Apple rolled out iOS 12.2 update for iPhones. The update fixed over 50 bugs in the OS making iOS more secure. However, there are two vulnerabilities that hold the utmost importance and are the reason why you should install the update immediately. According to Apple, the […] …

Google security engineer discloses zero-day flaw in TP-Link smart home routers

A zero-day vulnerability impacting TP-Link SR20 smart home routers has been exposed publicly after the company allegedly failed to respond to a researcher’s private disclosure. Matthew Garrett, a Google security engineer, revealed the bug after the company failed to fix […] Click here to view original web page at www.zdnet.com

Toyota announces second security breach in the last five weeks

Japanese car maker Toyota announced its second data breach today, making it the second cyber-security incident the company acknowledged in the past five weeks. While the first incident took place at its Australian subsidiary, today’s breach was announced by the company’s main offices in Japan. Toyota and Lexus car […] …

Microsoft March Patch Tuesday comes with fixes for two Windows zero-days

Microsoft rolled out today its monthly batch of security patches known as Patch Tuesday. This month, the Redmond-based company fixed 64 vulnerabilities, 17 of which were rated critical, including two zero-days affecting in its main product, the Windows operating system. First Windows zero-day The first of these zero-days is […] …

Google Chrome zero-day used in the wild to collect user data via PDF files

Google A security firm said this week that it discovered malicious PDF documents exploiting a Google Chrome browser zero-day. The vulnerability allowed attackers to collect data from users who opened PDF files inside Chrome’s built-in PDF viewer. Exploit detection service EdgeSpot, the company that found these malicious files, […] Click …

Adobe sends out second fix for critical Reader data leak vulnerability

Adobe has released a second patch to resolve a critical zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Reader after its original fix failed. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-7089 , was patched in Adobe’s February 12 patch release . Buried among 42 other critical bugs, the […] Click here to view original web page at www.zdnet.com

POS firm says hackers planted malware on customer networks

North Country Business Products (NCBP), a Minnesota-based provider of point-of-sale (POS) products, announced a security breach last week. The company said hackers compromised its IT system and later planted POS malware on the network of some of its customers. The breach occurred on January 3, 2019, according to NCBP. […] …

NoRelationship phishing attack dances around Microsoft Office 365 email filters

Researchers have described a new phishing attack which is able to bypass Microsoft malicious file filters. On Tuesday, cybersecurity firm Avanan said the attack, dubbed NoRelationship , uses a link parsing weakness in email scanning products to hide malicious links. […] Click here to view original web page at www.zdnet.com