Attackers are using a zero day vulnerability in nearly all supported versions of Windows in a series of targeted attacks. The flaw is in the OLE technology in Windows and can be used for remote code execution is a targeted user opens a rigged Office file. Microsoft is warning customers that there is no patch available[...]
Attackers have been leveraging the FlashPack Exploit Kit to peddle CryptoWall 2.0 ransomware on unsuspecting visitors to sites like Yahoo, The Atlantic and AOL.
A D.C. insider is pessimistic that we’ll see cybersecurity legislation before 2016, pointing toward a number on contributing political and national security factors.
There is a severe remote code execution vulnerability in a number of Cisco’s security appliances, a bug that was first disclosed nearly three years ago. The vulnerability is in Telnet and there has been a Metasploit module available to exploit it for years. The FreeBSD Project first disclosed the vulnerability in telnet in December 2011[...]
A catastrophic failure in the emergency call management infrastructure cascaded into an incident that left 11 million out of reach of 911 dispatchers for six hours.