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Bug in Adobe Flash Player lets hackers control affected PCs

An Adobe Flash Player bug has been discovered by South Korean security firm CERT which allows the hackers to download the payload and executed to control the system. 31 more words


Meltdown and Spectre: ‘worst ever’ CPU bugs affect virtually all computers | Technology | The Guardian

Everything from smartphones and PCs to cloud computing affected by major security flaw found in Intel and other processors – and fix could slow devices… 49 more words


How to protect your PC against the major ‘Meltdown’ CPU security flaw

A good story about the ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ security flaw hitting Intel based processors. Originally I had read that the flaw went back 10 years, but this story said the vulnerabilities went back 20 years. 28 more words


Root Security Flaw Allows Anyone To Become Root In Mac OS High Sierra

I can confirm the new root security flaw would affect the Apple’s MacBook Pro 2016 model because I’m using one at the moment.  I can also confirm this same flaw would also work on my older MacBook Pro (Mid 2010 model).  682 more words


Apple Mac OS High Sierra Vulnerability Grants Admin Access Without a Password

The vulnerability gives admin access without a password through repeatedly clicking the login button. This is a serious security flaw not only because of that level of access, but also due to the simplicity of its execution. 338 more words