zero-day security flaw

Google Releases Emergency Chrome Update to Patch High-Severity Exploit

Google is rolling out an emergency update for Chrome, version 105.0.5195.102, to fix a high-severity zero-day security flaw on Mac, Windows, and Linux — reports BleepingComputer. A zero-day vulnerability leaves users open to exploits and attacks until it is patched. This particular vulnerability, being tracked as CVE-2022-3075, is caused by insufficient data validation in Mojo,...

Google Patches Zero-Day Security Exploit in Chrome for Mac and Windows

Google is rolling out Chrome version 103.0.5060.114 on Windows to patch a high-severity zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild — reports BleepingComputer. A zero-day is a security hole that is unknown to the company--and thusly a major flaw as the exploit allows it to be open and out in the wild until patched....

Journalists Fall Victim to Zero-Day Vulnerability in iMessage

According to a report by ZDNet, over 36 journalists, anchors, executives, and producers for Al Jazeera have been found to be the latest victims of a zero-day vulnerability on iOS that requires zero user interaction. The news was broken by Citizen Lab — a research group out of the University of Toronto focusing on cyber-security...

Italian Teenager Uncovers Two Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in OS X

PC World has reported that an Italian teenager has found two zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's Mac OS X operating system that could be used to gain remote access to a machine. Interestingly, the findings went public within a few days of Apple patching a local privilege escalation flaw disclosed earlier by Stefan Esser, a German...

Macs Made Before Mid-2014 Prone to Malware Vulnerability: Report

Security researcher and Apple hacker Pedro Vilaca has uncovered a zero-day vulnerability in Macs that allows unwanted persons to slip malware onto computers. The newly discovered security flaw apparently affects all older Macs, and builds on older flaws already uncovered by security researchers (via PC World). After finding that is it possible to gain access...