Cisco has disclosed a critical vulnerability in its SD-WAN Solution that allows for arbitrary code execution as the root user. More security news Popular WordPress plugin hacked by angry former employee Russia: We're suing Facebook, Twitter for snubbing law on storing users' data locally DNC says Russia tried to hack its servers again in November 2018 Smaller, cheaper: How these tiny satellites are spinning off new space data movement Improper bounds checking by the vContainer allowed for potential authenticated attackers to send malicious files to an affected instance, which can cause a buffer overflow on the vContainer and create a situation for arbitrary code execution as root, the company said in its advisory. Cisco vSmart Controllers running a SD-WAN Solution release prior to 18.4.0 were hit, the company said, with only vContainers being affected. "The fixed software must be deployed by Cisco at the request of the customer. There is no fixed software for Cisco customers … [Read more...] about Cisco discloses arbitrary execution in SD-WAN Solution and Webex
As we move closer to the official unveiling of Samsung's Galaxy S10 lineup, leaks surrounding the new range have begun to intensify, with the latest providing our best look at the flagship's Infinity-O pinhole camera to date, along with a glimpse at its new cryptocurrency-focused features. The leaked images, taken by Twitter user @GregiPfister89 and circulated by known leaker Ben Geskin, provide a clear look at a working version of Samsung's upcoming handset in the wild, with its pinhole camera positioned in the top-right corner of the display, as suggested by previous leaks. It's presumed the images are of the standard Galaxy S10 due to its single front-facing camera – the more premium Galaxy S10 Plus is expected to have a dual-lens selfie camera on its face. Along with the aforementioned pinhole camera, the images reveal the Galaxy S10's built-in support for cryptocurrency, which is reportedly backed by Samsung's biometrics security.As seen in the first … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S10 leak offers best look at pinhole camera yet
LG Electronics will unveil its first 5G smartphone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the company has announced. It will be announced on the 24th of February at Center de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB) -- at the same date and location LG will be unveiling its G8 smartphone -- and showcased to visitors until the tradeshow ends on the 28th. The smartphone, which the company did not name yet, will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855. The processor will be 45 percent faster than the previous generation, LG said. The 5G model will also have a vapour chamber that will better protect it against heat compared to heat pipes, the company said. It will also sport a 4,000 mAh battery. The phone was designed to meet demand for consumption of high volume content, the South Korean electronics giant said. South Korea, North America, and Europe will likely be the first to get the phone. In August, LG said it plans to launch a 5G smartphone … [Read more...] about LG to unveil first 5G smartphone with Snapdragon 855 at MWC
Windows 10 Windows 7 versus Windows 10: Here comes the final showdown Windows Phone users: Your reminder that support ends in December 2019 Windows 10 Expert's Guide: Everything you need to know about BitLocker Windows Update failed? Here are 10 fixes you can try For an industry that was in freefall a decade ago, the PC market has managed to stabilize over the past few years.According to IDC's Personal Computing Device Tracker, PC shipments recorded a total year-over-year decline of 0.2 percent in full year 2017 and were down 0.4 percent in 2018 in the face of a worldwide CPU shortage. In other words, pretty much a flat market going into the last year of the decade.But a closer look at those numbers shows that not all PC makers are faring equally. In fact, over the past two years, the three largest PC makers have been increasing their share and even their unit shipments, as smaller manufacturers have struggled.The following chart shows the combined market share during 2017 and … [Read more...] about As the PC market continues to shrink slowly, guess which OEMs are still thriving?
Four US Senators have sent a letter to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA or Metro) to persuade the agency into blocking a Chinese company from bidding on a contract to provide passenger rail cars for a new metro line in the US' capital. More security news Popular WordPress plugin hacked by angry former employee Russia: We're suing Facebook, Twitter for snubbing law on storing users' data locally DNC says Russia tried to hack its servers again in November 2018 Smaller, cheaper: How these tiny satellites are spinning off new space data movement The Senators fear that the Chinese-made rail cars will include backdoors and other mechanisms that will allow the Chinese government to spy on US citizens in its capital, and even sabotage local transportation if ever needed.The Senators group includes Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD).The four sent their letter last Friday to WMATA CEO Paul … [Read more...] about US Senators fear Chinese-made metro rail cars could be used for surveillance