As promised, Yahoo formally kicked off its bug bounty program late last week, aiming to correct what many in the security industry viewed as misstep after handing out a paltry $12.50 credit to a researcher in September for discovering a cross-site scripting error.
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Mozilla released Firefox 25 yesterday, fixing 10 vulnerabilities, five of them critical.
A mass injection campaign surfaced over the last two weeks that’s already compromised at least 40,000 web pages worldwide and is tricking victims into downloading rogue, unwanted software to their computer.
Google announced a change to its reCAPTCHA authentication system; Google said it will create different types of puzzles for different users, use numeric CAPTCHAs and move away from more obscure, hard-to-read distorted letters.
Cisco patched vulnerabilities in six products, fixing issues that could have led to denial of service (DoS) attack or allowed an attacker to execute code.
Apple fixed more than 100 security vulnerabilities across eight different products yesterday including updates for the iTunes, Safari, iOS 7, Keynote 6.0, two versions of Apple’s Remote Desktop (3.7, 3.5.4) and OS X Server 3.0.
The Apache Software Foundation released a new version of Shindig, a framework for web applications, yesterday, fixing what the collective has deemed an important information disclosure vulnerability.
A new spam campaign has been circulating over the last few weeks in hopes of duping users of the popular cloud storage service Dropbox. The e-mails purport to come from the service but instead lead those who click through to a malware landing page.
The Apache Software Foundation have pushed out a new version of Struts, fixing two issues in the framework that were giving developers difficulties.
Snapchat cleared up any doubts users may have had about the privacy surrounding the images sent back and forth on its photo messaging service when the company confirmed this week that it has shared some images with law enforcement.