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Severe Bug Discovered in Signal Messaging App for Windows and Linux

A security researcher has discovered a severe vulnerability in the popular end-to-end encrypted Signal messaging app for Windows and Linux desktops which could allow remote attackers to execute malicious code on recipients system just by sending a message—without requiring any user interaction.

Discovered by Alfredo Ortega, a software security consultant from Argentina, the vulnerability was

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Google Makes it Mandatory for OEMs to Roll Out Android Security Updates Regularly

Security of Android devices has been a nightmare since its inception, and the biggest reason being is that users don't receive latest security patch updates regularly.

Precisely, it's your device manufacturer (Android OEMs) actually who takes time to roll out security patches for your devices and sometimes, even has been caught lying about security updates, telling customers that their

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7 Chrome Extensions Spreading Through Facebook Caught Stealing Passwords

Luring users on social media to visit lookalike version of popular websites that pop-up a legitimate-looking Chrome extension installation window is one of the most common modus operandi of cybercriminals to spread malware.

Security researchers are again warning users of a new malware campaign that has been active since at least March this year and has already infected more than 100,000 users

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New Rowhammer Attack Can Hijack Computers Remotely Over the Network

Exploitation of Rowhammer attack just got easier.

Dubbed ‘Throwhammer,’ the newly discovered technique could allow attackers to launch Rowhammer attack on the targeted systems just by sending specially crafted packets to the vulnerable network cards over the local area network.

Known since 2012, Rowhammer is a severe issue with recent generation dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips in

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