Security experts from ERPScan discovered a new directory traversal vulnerability in Oracle MICROS Point-of-Sale terminals, tracked as CVE-2018-2636, which could be exploited by an attacker to read sensitive data from devices without authentication from a vulnerable workstation.
From March 1, Windows Defender and other Microsoft security products will classify programs that display “coercive messages” as unwanted software. Upon detection, such programs will be removed from the user’s system.
[Google] said it was able to remove some 700,000 fraudulent or malicious apps, both before and after they reached actual consumers. That’s a new record for the company, marking a 70% increase compared to last year.