Code Execution Error in VMware has a severity score of 9.8 out of 10 | GeekComparison

Hackers are massively scanning the internet looking for VMware servers with a newly revealed code execution vulnerability with a severity score of 9.8 on a scale of 10. CVE-2021-21972, while tracking the vulnerability, is a remote code execution vulnerability in the VMware vCenter server, an application for Windows or Linux that administrators use to enable … Read more

Hard-coded key vulnerability in Logix PLCs has a severity score of 10 out of 10 | GeekComparison

Rockwell automation Hardware commonly used to control equipment in factories and other industrial environments can be used remotely by exploiting a newly disclosed vulnerability with a severity rating of 10 out of 10. The vulnerability resides in programmable logic controllers from Rockwell Automation that are marketed under the Logix brand name. These devices, ranging from … Read more

Google TV takes a small step towards multi-user support with ‘child profiles’ | GeekComparison

Kids Mode, where Google says you get “rows of kid-friendly app recommendations.” This is what the Google TV interface normally looks like. Google You can choose a cool dinosaur theme. Google The parental controls look a lot friendlier and aren’t just something buried in the system settings. Google It certainly sounds like Google is making … Read more

Chinese hackers set up in parallel with Russian ones | GeekComparison

Getty Images By now, most people know that hackers associated with the Russian government compromised the SolarWinds software building system and used it to push a malicious update to some 18,000 of the company’s customers. On Monday, researchers published evidence that hackers from China also targeted SolarWinds customers in what security analysts say was a … Read more