Colors of the homeland | Warning of a vulnerability in the “Safari” browser… threatening more than 100 million users

Colors of the homeland | Warning of a vulnerability in the “Safari” browser… threatening more than 100 million users
Colors of the homeland | Warning of a vulnerability in the “Safari” browser… threatening more than 100 million users

Security vulnerabilities are a nightmare that threatens technology users around the world, especially in light of the invention of new ways by hackers to seize personal data, the latest of which is the discovery of a serious vulnerability within the famous Safari browser, threatening the privacy of more than 100 million users.

Urgent warning of a vulnerability in the famous Safari browser

A cybersecurity expert named Ryan Bickern spotted the vulnerability in the famous “Safari” application, which is used by more than 100 million people around the world. For Mac and iOS devices.

Through this loophole, the privacy of users can be breached, by using the method of deception by the application, by giving it access to the user’s camera and microphone, which makes the person able to record the user’s voice and take pictures from his devices, according to “Sky News”.

Bickern stated that this bug may be years old, but the vulnerability was not as serious as it is now, adding: “I contacted Apple and told them about the vulnerability and its risks, so I got a financial reward of $75,000.”

Some suggested that the American company, “Apple”, fixed the loophole during its latest update, according to the American website for the evaluation and review of digital media and its tools.

Google Chrome contains 19 vulnerabilities

This was not the only vulnerability discovered this year, as Google issued a warning to all of its users, at the end of last September, that there were 19 loopholes on the Google Chrome application, which could threaten the security and privacy of users, but at the same time it provided the only way to stop it, for systems « Linux, macOS and Windows, according to the American magazine Forbes.

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Colors homeland Warning vulnerability Safari browser threatening million users

 
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