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February 28, 2019
After two previous attempts, Cisco has issued a third patch for a persistent flaw in its Webex platform, which allows privilege escalation attacks on systems running the software.
October 26, 2018
A remote code execution flaw in Cisco Webex -- called WebExec -- could be an easy vector for insider attacks, and the researchers who found it say it's easier to exploit than detect.
September 28, 2018
News roundup: The U.N. accidentally exposed credentials on public Trello boards. Plus, Uber is set to pay $148 million settlement following its 2016 data breach cover-up, and more.
September 21, 2017
An undocumented Word feature found by Kaspersky Lab could lead to system information theft and affects users on both PCs and mobile devices.
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