Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Microsoft has rolled out patches for 67 vulnerabilities in its products in its monthly Patch Tuesday, including a fix for a zero-day that is being exploited in the wild.

A senior security professional says the vulnerability in the Log4j Java-based logging library is comparable to both the Heartbleed and Shellshock flaws that have come to light over the last decade, but the new vulnerability is more devastating.

The Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was briefly taken over on the weekend and a message about bitcoin being distributed to the entire country posted on it.