Tag: security flaw

Hacking, Security

Microsoft Edge Bug Could Have Allowed Attackers to Silently Install Malicious Extensions

March 27, 2024

Via: The Hacker News

A now-patched security flaw in the Microsoft Edge web browser could have been abused to install arbitrary extensions on users’ systems and carry out malicious actions. “This flaw could have allowed an attacker to exploit a private API, initially intended […]

Mobile, Privacy, Security, Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S10 has a major security flaw – but it’s going to be fixed

October 17, 2019

Via: Techradar

As security flaws go, a fingerprint scanner that will unlock a phone for any unregistered print is pretty serious – and that’s exactly what seems to be happening with the Samsung Galaxy S10. Okay, there’s a bit more to it […]

Challenges, Trends

A critical security flaw in popular industrial software put power plants at risk

May 2, 2018

Via: ZDNet

A severe vulnerability in a widely used industrial control software could have been used to disrupt and shut down power plants and other critical infrastructure. Researchers at security firm Tenable found the flaw in the popular Schneider Electric software, used […]