Category Archives: Alerts

Facebook Messenger

Major Facebook Security Issue

Facebook’s engineering team found out on Tuesday, that a security issue was abused and it was affecting almost 50 million Facebook users. The attackers exploited a vulnerability in the code, that allowed them to view access tokens of other Facebook users. Access tokens are like digital keys, that allow the user to stay logged in. Without […]

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Apple macOS Mojave 10.14 Security Updates

  Apple has released macOS Mojave 10.14, the 2018 edition of macOS. This update contains many security updates, which are introduced below.   The updates below are for these specific Mac models:   App Store A malicious application may be able to determine the Apple ID of the owner of the computer.   Application Firewall […]

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iPhone

Apple Releases Security Updates for iOS 12

In addition to multiple other security updates Apple released recently, they also released security updates for iOS 12. As these updates are security updates, it is important to apply them to all devices that are affected. You can view Apple’s product security page for more information from this link.   iOS 12 A local app may […]

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Apple Releases Multiple Security Updates

Apple has released security updates for Safari 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and Apple support 2.4 for iOS. As these updates are security updates, it is important to apply them to all devices that are affected. Some of these vulnerabilities allow the attacker to take control of the affected system if exploited. You can view […]

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Cyber-security

Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler contains a vulnerability that allows the attacker to escalate their local privileges in the Advanced Local Call (ALPC) interface. This can allow the user to obtain SYSTEM privileges. Task Scheduler is a program that comes with the Windows operating system. With the Task Scheduler, the user is able to run commands […]

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Intel Side-Channel L1TF Vulnerability

Intel has released information about a new vulnerability that the attacker can use to obtain sensitive information. The vulnerability is called L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) and it affects multiple Intel microprocessors. Vulnerabilities CVE-2018-3615 – L1 Terminal Fault: SGX Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and Intel® software guard extensions (Intel® SGX) may allow unauthorized disclosure […]

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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger Scams

Facebook is a very popular social platform, which I think everybody is familiar with. Facebook also has a Messenger app for mobile devices to ease chatting through Facebook. The Messenger app is basically the Facebook chat made available for mobile users, it offers an easy way to chat with your Facebook contacts. As some might know, […]

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