Category Archives: Alerts

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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