A week-old Adobe Flash Player vulnerability has already been integrated into the Angler and Fiesta exploit kits, researcher Kafeine discovered.
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NIST this week published a draft document SP800-125a that makes recommendations for hypervisor security in virtualized environments based on architectural platform choices and configuration options.
Former NSA general counsel Stewart Baker shared his insight on Washington’s perceptions of cyberwar during his keynote address at the Cybersecurity Summit in Minneapolis.
Microsoft, in 2009, silently fixed a FASTFAT driver flaw in Windows 7, leaving the same vulnerability in older Windows versions until it was patched this week.
Facebook announced that it has developed a tool that combs through paste sites where stolen credentials are posted looking for Facebook passwords. Users are then notified and must do a password reset.
Academic Giovanni Vigna of UCSB has been studying techniques used by malware writers to evade analysis, and urges detection tools to develop an understanding of evasive behavior.
Facebook said it will double bug bounty payouts for the remainder of the year for serious vulnerabilities in its ad code.
Microsoft announced that it has extended support for SHA-2 and TLS in supported versions of Windows.
Oracle’s Critical Patch update addresses 154 vulnerabilities, many of which are remotely exploitable. Security Explorations of Poland, meanwhile, published details on a number of Java flaws in the Java Reflection API.
Close to 400 Dairy Queen locations were breached this summer and the company has pinned the blame on hackers using the Backoff point-of-sale malware.