Author Archives: CSIRT

Patch Chrome! Update fixes 11 security vulnerabilities

By Charlie Fripp Google’s Chrome is one of the most popular browsers globally, used by billions of people. So, when issues in the code are discovered, Google needs to act quickly. Not only to protect users but also the company’s security reputation. A case in point? Several vulnerabilities have been recorded in the latest version […]

Adobe Snuffs Critical Bugs in Acrobat, Experience Manager

Adobe releases security updates for 59 bugs affecting its core products, including Adobe Acrobat Reader, XMP Toolkit SDK and Photoshop. Adobe is urging its throngs of Acrobat Reader users to update their software to fix critical vulnerabilities that could allow adversaries to execute arbitrary code on unpatched versions. The warnings are part of the firm’s September […]

Azure Zero-Day Flaws Highlight Lurking Supply-Chain Risk

Author: Elizabeth Montalbano Dubbed OMIGOD, a series of vulnerabilities in the Open Management Infrastructure used in Azure on Linux demonstrate hidden security threats, researchers said. Four Microsoft zero-day vulnerabilities in the Azure cloud platform’s Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) — a software that many don’t know is embedded in a host of services — show that […]

Zero-click RCE vulnerability in Hikvision security cameras could lead to network compromise

Abuse of flaw could give attackers greater access to devices even than its owner A zero-click ( in a popular IoT security camera could allow an unauthenticated attacker to gain full access to the device and possibly internal networks, a researcher has warned. The researcher, dubbed ‘Watchful IP’, has released details of the unauthenticated remote […]

New Zloader attacks disable Windows Defender to evade detection

By Sergiu Gatlan An ongoing Zloader campaign uses a new infection chain to disable Microsoft Defender Antivirus (formerly Windows Defender) on victims’ computers to evade detection. According to Microsoft’s stats, Microsoft Defender Antivirus is the anti-malware solution pre-installed on more than 1 billion systems running Windows 10. The attackers have also changed the malware delivery vector from spam or phishing […]