Phony Googlebots are being used with greater frequency to launch and carry out application-layer denial-of-service attacks.
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Third-party software libraries introduce efficiency and risk into enterprise applications. Two researchers will identify some of the most vulnerable libraries during a talk at the upcoming Black Hat conference.
Retailers and hospitality vendors are falling victim to point-of-sale hacks, and little is being done to stem the tide. At the upcoming Black Hat conference, a researcher hopes to spur a call to action.
OpenSSL vulnerabilities discovered in a number of Siemens industrial control systems are being exploited in the wild. The company has updates available for some, but not all, of the affected products.
Cisco patched a critical remote code execution bug in its Cisco Wireless Residential Gateway product.
A paper published by Microsoft and researchers at Carleton University declare password re-use and weak credentials have their place for users managing multiple accounts.
The OpenBSD project patched a vulnerability in the LibreSSL random number generator; both sides of the issue concede the test program used to trigger the flaw was either unusual or unrealistic.
A critical vulnerability was reported in the random number generator in LibreSSL, a fork of OpenSSL. LibreSSL preview versions were released this weekend.
Researchers have spotted a new banking Trojan advertised for sale on Russian forums. Kronos promises features that help it evade detection and analysis, such as a Ring3 rootkit.
Oracle is expected to release 113 patches across its product lines as part of its quarterly Critical Patch Updates.