Vulnerabilities Found in Google Chrome

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Be Informed on Cyber Security | Posted on 31-01-2011

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Secunia has recently released an security advisory on Google Chrome asking users to update to the latest version (8.0.552.237) of the browser. According to the advisory, multiple vulnerabilities have been found on the browser that can be exploited by malicious people to manipulate certain data and potentially compromise a user’s system.

The vulnerabilities are as follows:
1) An unspecified error exists within the extensions notification handling.

2)… Continue reading

How Safe is Adobe Reader X for Windows?

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Cyber Awareness | Posted on 05-01-2011

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Vulnerabilities in commonly used and popular software applications were being exploited by the hackers to contaminate the PCs. Adobe PDF Reader was one of the most commonly exploited software.

Adobe Reader 9 was known for its vulnerabilities in the year 2010, which kept evolving despite the number of security patches released by Adobe. In order to check it, Adobe Reader X was released with security enhancements… Continue reading