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New Chrome Zero-day Actively Attacking Devices.

A new zero-day attack has been discovered in google chrome which allows for memory corruption. The vulnerability exists in Chrome’s ‘Freetype’ font rendering library which handles all the fonts you see on chrome and the way they are displayed on websites. A memory corruption attack allows an attacker to exploit a program's deficiencies to overwrite [...]

New Chrome Zero-day Actively Attacking Devices.2022-04-05T15:22:28+00:00

Rise of fraudsters pretending to call from Amazon

There has been warning of a rise in scam phone calls coming from Scammers that are telephoning Amazon Prime customers in an attempt to access private information and bank account details. Usually fraudsters will attempt to mimic huge, familiar companies, by using phishing emails or texts with malicious links. Households are receiving automated telephone calls [...]

Rise of fraudsters pretending to call from Amazon2022-04-05T15:38:19+00:00

Scam HMRC phone calls and texts on the rise.

Fake HMRC phone calls are on the rise again in an attempt to fraud people out of their money. the recent scam call consists of an automated phone call scam which will tell you HMRC is filing a lawsuit against you, and to press one to speak to a caseworker to make a payment. We [...]

Scam HMRC phone calls and texts on the rise.2022-04-05T15:44:22+00:00

A new malware capable of DDOS attacks and crypto-jacking is targeting windows systems.

Security experts have identified a new strain of malware, dubbed Lucifer, that targets Windows systems with crypto-jacking and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. DDoS attacks involve sending a large amount of traffic to one location (devices, servers, networks) in order to slow the processes down to the point where whatever is being attacked it unusable. These [...]

A new malware capable of DDOS attacks and crypto-jacking is targeting windows systems.2020-09-09T13:10:16+00:00

Zoom Patches 2 Vulnerabilities in latest update

Zoom has increased in popularity a lot during the Covid – 19 pandemic due to the volume of people working from home, it is a video conferencing tool that allows businesses to hold meetings over the internet. It has recently come under fire from skeptical customers worried about the security of the software and they [...]

Zoom Patches 2 Vulnerabilities in latest update2020-06-10T11:19:56+00:00
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