Blog Archives

Critical Flaw Found in Zoom for MacOS: Update Apple is Autopatching the Flaw

If you have ever installed Zoom for MacOS, you need to make sure it is patched (not available yet)  and completely deleted.  Even if you’ve uninstalled it, it leaves behind a web server to easy re-installation.  A patch has been released at https://zoom.us/support/download Apple is autodeleting the local webserver that core to the flaw.

Firefox 0-Day Leads to MacOS Malware

If you use MacOS, make sure to update Firefox ASAP.

VLC Releases Large Security Update

If you use VLC player, make sure you upgrade soon.

Critical Flaw in Dell Support Assistant

If you have a Dell computer, you should check to make sure Support Assistant is set to autoupdate.

Chrome Evernote Extension Flaw – Update Now

If you use Evernote’s Chrome extension, you need to upgrade now as it can be used to steal information.  

RowHammer Leads to RamBleed

It appears that the bit flipping attack known as RowHammer can be used to read protected memory.

June Patch Tuesday – Patch Now

Microsoft (and others) have released patches.  Update your systems.

Critical Microsoft Remote Desktop Flaw – BlueKeep

If you have a Windows computer with remote desktop enabled and exposed to the Internet, you should patch now.

RIDL, ZombieLoad, and Fallout…More Attacks vs. Intel CPU Speculative Execution Tech

Technology in Intel chips to make them faster is also making them more vulnerable.  Patches are in the works.

May Patch Tuesday

It’s time to patch your PCs and Macs.