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Google fixes 2 actively exploited zero-days

Google fixes 2 actively exploited zero-days

Recently Google released an emergency update for Chrome browser. The reason for that also lies in 2 actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities. The internet giant’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) discovered and reported on the flaw on September 15, 2021, and October 26, 2021, correspondingly. Cybersecurity specialists say they are those actively exploited in the wild. Identified as CVE-2021-38000 and CVE-2021-38003 the …

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Cyber criminals use old unpatched vulnerabilities

Cyber criminals use old unpatched vulnerabilities

Cyber security researchers at California-based company Qualys published a report in which they analyzed Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs). The results showed mostly those used in ransomware attacks over the past years. The interesting thing was that most of the often-used vulnerabilities were those that have been left unpatched. “The rate at which vulnerabilities are rising is exponentially higher than …

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2021 is a year of zero-day vulnerabilities exploitation

2021 is a year of 0-day vulnerabilities exploitation

Security specialists talk about a significant rise in zero-day exploitations. This year 66 cases were already detected and they outnumber any previous year before. It’s worth noting that these cases are double the amount in the 2020 year. They also add that the reasons for this can lie in ever more simplified ways of communication and a more open market …

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