Monday, 26 October 2020

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Android camera flaw allowed apps to spy on users

MANCHESTER: Recently, a security flaw was made public that allowed the camera on your Android phone to spy on you. The vulnerability was found by security researchers at Checkmarx, and it allowed for an app with only storage permissions to take control of the camera app on your phone to ...

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Apple reports to fixing bug in Walkie Talkie app

CUPERTINO Apple says it’s fixing a security flaw affecting the Walkie Talkie app on Apple Watch. The company said Friday it has temporarily disabled a feature that could have allowed someone to listen through another person’s iPhone without that person’s consent. Apple says it’s not easy to exploit the bug ...

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Intel discloses new security flaw in its chips

SAN FRANCISCO: Intel has discloses a new security flaw in its processors that could allow potential attackers to steal sensitive data from Intel-powered computers or even cloud servers. The world’s top chipmaker called the new group of vulnerabilities embedded in the architecture of computer hardware as Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS). ...

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Google disclosed Microsoft Edge security flaw

LONDON: Google seems to be gunning for Microsoft again by going public with a vulnerability in Microsoft Edge before Microsoft could develop a patch. The flaw affects Microsoft’s Arbitrary Code Guard (ACG) which Microsoft described a year ago in a post about major security improvements released in the Creators Update ...

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