Tag Archives: Vulnerability

Is Your Chromebook Patched Against the Meltdown Vulnerability? Here’s How to Check

Last week, two serious hardware vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, came to light, and there’s since been a veil of panic surrounding them. That’s not surprising — the bugs affect chips made by Intel, AMD, ARM, and others, and threatens to let hackers compromise sensitive data. While chipmakers (including ARM’s) have issued mitigations to prevent attacks, some […]

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Eavesdropper Vulnerability Exposes Hundreds of Mobile Apps

Appthority on Thursday warned that up to 700 apps in the enterprise mobile environment, including more than 170 that were live in official app stores, could be at risk to due to the Eavesdropper vulnerability. Affected Android apps already may have been downloaded up to 180 million times, the firm said, based on its recent […]

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BlueBorne Vulnerability Scanner Checks if Your Device is Vulnerable

This week, it was discovered that there was a nasty collection of vulnerabilities that impact devices with Bluetooth connectivity. Armis Labs had discovered this attack vector was present on all major consumer operating systems (Windows, Linux, iOS, Android) no matter what type of device it is (desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, wearable, IoT). If you have […]

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Google Removes NowSecure’s “Vulnerability Test Suite for Android” App

NowSecure released an application at the end of October, that would scan your Android device and tell you if it was vulnerable to various exploits. This month though, Google took down the application, citing the use of “ping_pong.c, futex_exploit_he.ck.c, and ZergRush.java tests” in the appeal process. For now, users can download and install the app […]

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