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Security experts discovered a vulnerability in the mIRC application that allows attackers to execute commands remotely. Security researchers Benjamin Chetioui and Baptiste Devigne from ProofOfCalc discovered a vulnerability in the mIRC application that could be exploited by attackers to execute commands remotely. mIRC is a popular Internet Relay Chat application that allows users to...
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Bill came on The Vergecast to talk about the letter, his work as a philanthropist, and how he and Melinda choose which initiatives to focus on with their foundation’s impressive team and enormous resources. It was a wide-ranging conversation, matching the letter itself: we touched on everything from measuring the contributions of women to data privacy to the rise of nationalism, and landed...
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WinRAR has patched a 19-year-old security vulnerability that allowed attackers to extract malicious software to anywhere on your hard drive. The vulnerability was discovered by researchers at Check Point Software Technologies, who realised that WinRAR’s support for the effectively defunct ACE archive format meant that it was still relying on an insecure and dated DLL file from...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will finally meet with a representative of the UK government after a UK parliamentary report this week excoriated the social media site for behaving like “digital gangsters.” According to The Guardian, the UK’s culture secretary Jeremy Wright has flown out this Thursday to Facebook’s headquarters in California to talk with Zuckerberg in person. The...
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Microsoft first launched its Windows 10 Timeline feature a year ago, allowing users to sync browsing and app history between Windows 10, iOS, and Android devices. Unfortunately, it was limited to Microsoft’s Edge browser on the browsing history side, but now Microsoft has released its own official Chrome extension for Windows Timeline. Dubbed Web Activities, the extension will sync and...
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Two of Netflix’s remaining Marvel superheroes are bowing out as the streaming service ends their partnership with the company. “Jessica Jones” and “The Punisher” are the last Marvel properties to get the ax from Netflix, according to TV Line, who shared this Netflix statement: “Marvel’s The Punisher will not return for a third season on Netflix...