Technical Advisory: Zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft MSHTML allows remote code execution
Quick overview Microsoft recently issued a warning for CVE-2021-40444, a zero-day remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in MSHTML (Microsoft HTML) which is currently exploiting multiple versions of Windows and Office.
Google Prepares to Reset App Permissions on Billions of Devices
Google has announced that it will trigger an auto-reset for app permissions for billions of Android devices, starting with Android 6.0 (API level 23) and higher. The feature is already available for apps targeting the latest OS version, Android 11, and some users might have already noticed that their OS automatically disables permissions for unused apps. Since people tend to have dozens of apps installed at all times, knowing which app has which permissions enabled is tedious. But the Android
The difference between a VPN and Incognito Mode. How do they protect your privacy?
VPNs and Incognito Mode are two of the most popular online privacy tools. They both hide your browsing history, but that's all they have in common. The incognito mode protects your privacy from other people who use your device, while a VPN keeps you anonymous and safe from everybody on the internet. Read more to make the best choice for your privacy. Curious to find out what the Internet already knows about you? Check it now! [https://www.bitdefender.com/solutions/digital-identity-protection.h
Sideloading Android Apps - Bane or Blessing for Android Users
The ability to install apps on Android phones is a strength of the operating system, and a feature that sets it apart from its main counterpart, iOS. Unfortunately, it also introduces a security weakness that attackers often try to exploit. There’s no reason to fear this feature if you follow a few simple rules, however. One of the main ways attackers infect Android devices is through social engineering, by persuading people to install the malware themselves. The installation process is possibl