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mood posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsBugs in Firefox, Chrome, Edge Allow Remote System Hijacking Major browsers get an update to fix separate bugs that both allow for remote attacks, which could potentially allow hackers to takeover targeted devices. Makers of the Chrome, Firefox and Edge browsers are urging users to patch critical vulnerabilities that if exploited allow hackers to hijack systems running the software. The Mozilla Firefox vulnerability (CVE-2020-16044) is separate from a bug reported in Google’s browser engine Chromium, which is used in the Google Chrome browser and
steven36 posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsCybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new watering hole attack targeting the Korean diaspora that exploits vulnerabilities in web browsers such as Google Chrome and Internet Explorer to deploy malware for espionage purposes. Dubbed "Operation Earth Kitsune" by Trend Micro, the campaign involves the use of SLUB (for SLack and githUB) malware and two new backdoors — dneSpy and agfSpy — to exfiltrate system information and gain additional control of the compromised machine. The attacks were observed during the months of March, May, and Septe