Zoom slapped a “high-severity” rating on the more serious of the two vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-34423) and warned that the issue also affects a wide range of downstream components and SDKs. “This can potentially allow a malicious actor to crash the service or application, or leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code,” Zoom said in a barebones […]
Cybersecurity, Computer Systems Security, or Information Technology Security is the protection of computer systems and computer networks, from possible attack by malicious hackers, that may result in unauthorized information retrieval and or even at worse, encrypt your data and sell it back to you for a Ransom. Such attack is refered to as, “Ransomware”. Other Cybersecurity attacks such as “DDos.” A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is a subclass of a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. A DDoS attack involves multiple connected networks, known as a botnet, which is then used to BruteForce a target website or server network with fake traffic. Cybersecurity, is the practice of defending a network agains known and unknown security threats or vulnerablities and Zero-Day exploits. Also, Viruses, Trojans, Worms, Malware, Spyware, Adware, RootKits, Etc..
Cybersecurity World Headlines of the Week
Top Cybersecurity headlines :: Meta, Google and other social media sites are sharing user data and chat logs to prosecute individuals in states where abortion is illegal. Since the Supreme Court overturned U.S. national abortion law last year, there have been several cases where prosecutors have relied on data collected by online pharmacies, social media […]
What is SqHost dot EXE ? Is it a Virus (Trojan Coin Miner)?
SqHost EXE is a Virus (Trojan Coin Miner) Name: Sqhost.exe. Description: The Sqhost.exe is a Trojan Coin Miner that uses the infected computer’s sources to mine electronic money without your authorization. This Sqhost.exe will create your CPU to go for very warm temperatures for prolonged periods of time, which could reduce the life of the […]
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Microsoft Powershell Script to patch Bitlocker bypass flaw on Windows
Two available versions “The sample PowerShell script was developed by the Microsoft product team to help automate the updating of WinRE images on Windows 10 and Windows 11 devices,” Microsoft said. “Run the script with Administrator credentials in PowerShell on the affected devices. There are two scripts available—which script you should use depends on the […]
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Microsoft OutLook Threat Advisory 2023
Pelstar Computer Systems kindly urges all users to update Microsoft Outlook after the discovery of a critical vulnerability, CVE-2023-23397, in the email client that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild. Microsoft released a patch for the privilege escalation vulnerability on Tuesday as part of its monthly security update. Along with the patch, Microsoft released […]