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Hackers exploit zero day before enterprises can patch

6 days ago   |   By Beta News

Cybercriminals exploited the new CVE-2021-40444 remote code execution zero-day a week before the patch was issued on September 14, according to the latest report from HP Wolf Security. Researchers also saw scripts that automated the creation of the exploit on Github on the 10th, making it easier for less-sophisticated attackers to use the exploit against vulnerable organisations. This illustrates the trend of cybercriminals moving faster than ever to exploit zero-days, while businesses take 97 days on average to implement patches, creating a window of vulnerability. The latest Threat...
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New 'MysterySnail' exploit used to hijack Windows Server deployments

New 'MysterySnail' exploit used to hijack Windows Server deployments

6 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Cybersecurity experts have helped quash a mysterious new remote access trojan that exploited a zero-day in an essential Windows driver to launch a privilege escalation exploit. Discovered and reported by Kaspersky , Microsoft has patched the zero-day that was exploited by the trojan in the October 2021 edition of Patch Tuesday. “The exploit had numerous debug strings from an older, publicly known exploit for vulnerability CVE-2016-3309 , but closer analysis revealed that it was a zero-day. We discovered that it was using a previously unknown vulnerability in the Win32k driver...,” observed...
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One UI 4 Beta 3 based on Android ready for Samsung Galaxy S21

One UI 4 Beta 3 based on Android ready for Samsung Galaxy S21

Here is another update for the Galaxy S21: One UI 4 Beta 3. This is the third beta version and it is already based on Android 12. With Google publicly revealing the new Android... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Maison Kitsune Edition unveiled

Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Maison Kitsune Edition unveiled

Samsung has teamed up with Maison Kitsune and it launching a special edition of its latest smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch4 Maison Kitsuné Edition. Samsung is also launching a... Read more ...

MacBook Pro's M1 Max GPU is Over 3x Faster Than M1 in First Metal Benchmark

MacBook Pro's M1 Max GPU is Over 3x Faster Than M1 in First Metal Benchmark

Multiple benchmarks have already given us a general estimate of the CPU performance of the M1 Max chip, but we've had little insight into GPU performance. The ‌M1‌ Max is... Read more ...

New Safari 15.1 beta brings back classic tab design for macOS Big Sur and...

New Safari 15.1 beta brings back classic tab design for macOS Big Sur and Catalina

With the release of macOS Monterey RC on Monday, Apple has made another significant update to Safari. This time, the company has finally reverted Safari's tabs to the classic... Read more ...

Apps We Love: MusicHarbor - Get Notified of the New Music You Actually Want

Apps We Love: MusicHarbor - Get Notified of the New Music You Actually Want

Unfortunately, Apple Music is mostly terrible at letting me know about new music from Artists I actually listen to. (Though I do think it may slowly be getting better.) As... Read more ...

The Google Pixel 6 release date is October 25 but its new wireless charger...

The Google Pixel 6 release date is October 25 but its new wireless charger will be late

If you've been eager to pair your pre-ordered Google Pixel 6 or Google Pixel 6 Pro with the rumored revised Google Pixel Stand, rejoice: a listing for the 2nd Generation Pixel... Read more ...

Apple brings back Tech Talks with 100 live sessions for developers

Apple brings back Tech Talks with 100 live sessions for developers

What you need to know Apple has brought back Tech Talks for developers. The 2021 schedule includes 100 live sessions and 1,500 office hours. The program will occur over the... Read more ...

Report: 47% of U.S. employees say they are underpaid

Report: 47% of U.S. employees say they are underpaid

The research also found that the cost of high education prevented workers from pursuing new employment opportunities. Read more ...

PayPal Might Purchase Pinterest

PayPal Might Purchase Pinterest

Bloomberg reported that PayPal Holdings Inc. is exploring an acquisition of social media company Pinterest Inc., according to people with knowledge of the matter. Bloomberg... Read more ...

Shoot them down with the Best first person shooters on xbox one

Shoot them down with the Best first person shooters on xbox one

First person shooter games allow you to enjoy the adrenaline rush of breaching a room, or entering a firefight without ever having to worry about getting injured in the real... Read more ...