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.
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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.
Attacks emanating from Indonesia and China were plentiful over the last few months, with both countries being credited for three quarters of the world’s attacks in April, May and June.
Cisco pushed out patches for two products this week, addressing a handful of vulnerabilities in their Firewall Services Module (FWSM) software and their Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software.
Blackberry added to Patch Tuesday’s patches with an update for its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 mobile device management product, fixing a remote code execution vulnerability.