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.
If you use MacOS, make sure to update Firefox ASAP.
If you use VLC player, make sure you upgrade soon.
If you have a Dell computer, you should check to make sure Support Assistant is set to autoupdate.
If you use Evernote’s Chrome extension, you need to upgrade now as it can be used to steal information.
It appears that the bit flipping attack known as RowHammer can be used to read protected memory.
Microsoft (and others) have released patches. Update your systems.
If you have a Windows computer with remote desktop enabled and exposed to the Internet, you should patch now.
Technology in Intel chips to make them faster is also making them more vulnerable. Patches are in the works.
It’s time to patch your PCs and Macs.