The Hacker News

  • Important Flaw in Outlook App for Android Affects Over 100 Millions Users
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 22 Haziran 2019 at 17:03

    Update (22 July 2019) — More technical details and proof-of-concept for the OutLook for Android vulnerability has been released that we have covered in a separate article here. Microsoft today released an updated version of its "Outlook for Android" that patches an important security vulnerability in the popular email app that is currently being used over 100 million users. According to an […]

  • PoC Released for Outlook Flaw that Microsoft Patched 6 Month After Discovery
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 22 Haziran 2019 at 16:59

    As we reported two days ago, Microsoft this week released an updated version of its Outlook app for Android that patches a severe remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-1105) that impacted over 100 million users. However, at that time, very few details of the flaw were available in the advisory, which just revealed that the earlier versions of the email app contained a cross-sit […]

  • OpenSSH Now Encrypts Secret Keys in Memory Against Side-Channel Attacks
    by [email protected] (Unknown) on 22 Haziran 2019 at 16:46

    In recent years, several groups of cybersecurity researchers have disclosed dozens of memory side-channel vulnerabilities in modern processors and DRAMs, like Rowhammer, RAMBleed, Spectre, and Meltdown. Have you ever noticed they all had at least one thing in common? That's OpenSSH. As a proof-of-concept, many researchers demonstrated their side-channel attacks against OpenSSH application […]

  • Beware! Playing Untrusted Videos On VLC Player Could Hack Your Computer
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 21 Haziran 2019 at 19:33

    If you use VLC media player on your computer and haven't updated it recently, don't you even dare to play any untrusted, randomly downloaded video file on it. Doing so could allow hackers to remotely take full control over your computer system. That's because VLC media player software versions prior to 3.0.7 contain two high-risk security vulnerabilities, besides many other medium- and […]

  • Tor Browser 8.5.2 Released — Update to Fix Critical Firefox Vulnerability
    by [email protected] (Unknown) on 21 Haziran 2019 at 17:49

    Important Update (21 June 2019) ➤ The Tor Project on Friday released second update (Tor Browser 8.5.3) for its privacy web-browser that patches the another Firefox zero-day vulnerability patched this week. Following the latest critical update for Firefox, the Tor Project today released an updated version of its anonymity and privacy browser to patch the same Firefox vulnerability in its bund […]