Experts Detail New RCE Vulnerability Affecting Google Chrome Dev Channel

Details have emerged about a recently patched critical remote code execution vulnerability in the V8 JavaScript and WebAssembly engine used in Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers. The issue relates to a case of use-after-free in the instruction optimization component, successful exploitation of which could “allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of…

Zyxel Issues Patches for 4 New Flaws Affecting AP, API Controller, and Firewall Devices

Zyxel has released patches to address four security flaws affecting its firewall, AP Controller, and AP products to execute arbitrary operating system commands and steal select information. The list of security vulnerabilities is as follows – CVE-2022-0734 – A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in some firewall versions that could be exploited to access information stored…

FlexID gets Algorand funding to offer self-sovereign IDs to Africa’s unbanked – TechCrunch

Much of the world’s attention around blockchain is on the highs and lows of cryptocurrency values. Startups like FlexID remind us that distributed ledger technology has the potential to play other roles, including offering trusted records of identities without the need for a centralized authority. One of the startups working towards this vision is Zimbabwe’s…