Windows 7 PCs more vulnerable due to Microsoft’s own patch for Meltdown

If you haven't heard of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, these are security flaws discovered by researchers earlier this year found in computer processors from all manufacturers: Intel, ARM, and AMD, which means all current and previous generations of PCs, servers, and mobile phones are vulnerable to data theft. It became even worse on the …

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Independent security firm confirms that AMD Ryzen security flaws are legitimate

A few days ago CTS Labs, an Israeli security firm, claimed that they have found serious vulnerabilities in AMD's Ryzen and EPYC line up  of processors. Though AMD is currently investigating the accuracy of these flaws, Dan Guido, the founder of security firm Trail of Bits, received early access to the full technical details and PoC exploits, …

Kali Linux made available in Windows App Store

Last 2016, Microsoft has announced that they will be bringing in some popular Linux distributions in the Windows Store: Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE, etc, mainly to be used by Developers and Linux enthusiasts. This is made possible by the Windows Subsystem for Linux which allows installation of Linux distros in Windows 10 without requiring to dual …

μTorrent software flaw allows hackers to control your PC remotely

If you are a μTorrent user on the Microsoft Windows Platform, it is advised that you download it's latest version as soon as possible. A security researcher from Google's Project Zero discovered a form of remote code execution vulnerability in both desktop and web browser app of the μTorrent client. Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy found that …