Researchers have identified hundreds of high severity vulnerabilities in a healthcare product from Philips. The vendor has released software updates that address the issues.
The affected product is Philips Xper Information Management Connect, a hospital information system used in the healthcare sector primarily in the United States and Europe. Vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to compromise the system. The issues found by researchers have been described as code injections, information exposure flaws, resource management and numeric errors, and improper restriction of operations within the bounds of a memory buffer.Read more
Some Philips s307 Android smartphones come with a pre-installed trojan that shows ads and animations on the user's main screen, and cannot be removed without a firmware update or after going through a complicated series of steps, as Dr.Web, a Russian antivirus maker, is reporting.
The adware was initially spotted in October but was only found on low-end Android smartphones from a series of unknown manufacturers. A recent incident has brought the trojan back into Dr.Web's attention when Android.Cooee was found in high-end smartphones manufactured by Philips.Read more
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