Google has released Chrome 74 (version 74.0.3729.108) for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. The latest release includes 39 security fixes and a number of improvements.
The European Parliament voted in favor of a massive database to unify and track biometrics data of EU and non-EU citizens, as part of approved Interoperability Legislation.
Facebook provided an update to a previously disclosed incident involving insecurely storing "tens of thousands" of Instagram users' passwords on internal servers in clear text. Facebook now says that "millions" of Instagram accounts are now impacted.
Cisco released security updates to patch critical vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco IOS products as well as high severity bugs in Cisco Wireless LAN, IOS, and other products. Two advisories have been updated with known public vulnerability exploits as recently evealed in Sea Turtle DNS hijacking campaign.
A former student at the College of St. Rose, in New York used a weaponized USB stick dubbed "USB Killer" to destroy 59 university computers and seven monitors that had open USB slots.
Security experts warn of a new cyber threat campaign dubbed "Sea Turtle" that targets public and private organizations in the Middle East and North Africa. The ongoing operation likely lasted from January 2017 through the first quarter of this year.
The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released a security advisory describing multiple vulnerabilities that impact Broadcom WiFi chipset drivers. Four vendors have confirmed they are impacted at the time of the latest published advisory on Wednesday.
Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for April 2019 to include 297 vulnerability fixes across multiple products. Oracle continues to receive reports of remote attackers attempting to maliciously exploit unpatched vulnerabilities.
Cybercrime investigative journalist Brian Krebs reports the Indian IT outsourcing and consulting company Wipro has been hacked. Multiple sources had informed Krebs that attackers breached Wipro's internal IT systems and then used those systems to then launch attacks against Wipro's customers.
Cisco's Talos security team has observed ongoing malware distribution campaigns that use a new version of a keylogger and password stealer "HawkEye Reborn v9."