UPDATE – Samsung is contending claims last week that several of their Galaxy branded devices have a backdoor that could give an attacker “over-the-air remote control,” access to the phone’s file system and turn them into spying tools.
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More than 162,000 “popular and clean” WordPress sites were recently used in a large-scale distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) that exploited the content management system’s pingback feature.
Joomla pushed out version 3.2.3 of its product last week, fixing a SQL injection zero day vulnerability that could have let attackers exploit sites running the CMS.
information about a staggering number of citizens and perhaps as many as 30 million records, may have been divulged by a Vietnamese man who was able to trick credit reporting bureau Experian.
Research this week makes it’s clear that many attackers are still using point of sale malware, namely Dexter and Project Hook, in active attacks.
Social networking site Meetup.com is finally back online today yet it warns the site could still face future outages following a series of sustained denial of service attacks (DDoS) over the weekend.
Critical infrastructure policymakers are calling for the formation of a new group to better protect the North American electric grid from cyber-attacks.
The burgeoning evolution of “Internet of Things” has prompted Cisco to issue a challenge to programmers to address these security issues before they go on to become bigger problems.
Oracle’s Demantra is fraught with vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to extract sensitive information, carry out phishing attacks, and modify content within the application, among other attacks.
It’s only been a few days since Apple fixed the nasty certificate-validation “goto fail” vulnerability in iOS and OSX and now word comes that another bug, one that could allow an attacker to monitor keystrokes on iOS 7 devices without the user being any the wiser, also exists.