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Researchers warn that hackers could exploit security vulnerabilities in fax machines to launch cyber attacks against millions of organizations. To initiate an attack, hackers can leverage the fax numbers. This allows them to exploit the vulnerabilities present in the machine, thus making their job easy to inject ransomware, spyware, crypto miners and data stealer.
Critical vulnerability patched
Oracle has released a security patch to address a critical vulnerability in the Java VM component of the Oracle database server. The security hole tracked as CVE-2018-3110 allows a low privileged attacker to gain control over the Java VM. Oracle Database versions 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11 on Windows, Version 18.104.22.168 on Windows and Database running on Unix or Linux are affected by the vulnerability.
A zero-day flaw in High Sierra
Researchers have discovered a zero-day vulnerability in Apple's latest High Sierra operating system. The flaw could allow attackers to mimic mouse-clicks for kernel access. Apple has responded to the attack by enhancing the security of macOS. It has introduced a new security feature named 'User Assisted Kernel Extension Loading'.
Posted on: August 13, 2018
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