Researchers looking into the recently uncovered Turla, or Snake, cyber espionage campaign have discovered some similarities connecting it to older pieces of malware such as Agent.btz and Red October.
Google has fixed several serious security vulnerabilities in Chrome 33, just ahead of the Pwn2Own hacking competition at CanSecWest this week, which surely will reveal several more new bugs in the browser. The company’s Chrome browser is always at the top of the target list for contestants in Pwn2Own, which rewards them with cash prizes[...]
NTP amplification DDoS attacks are on the rise despite an effort to close off the holes in network time protocol servers that enable such attacks.
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.
Microsoft ships a fix for a troubling Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability in the March edition of Patch Tuesday. The release also marks the end of support for Windows XP.
Hackers hurried to exploit a critical Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability before it was to be fixed by Microsoft’s March Patch Tuesday release.
Whatever your feelings are about Snowden, listening to him speak about why he did what he did, what he hoped to accomplish and how he feels about the public reaction is informative.
Apple has fixed a slew of vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution on the iPhone, along with a number of other security vulnerabilities in the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 7.1. The new release comes just a little more than two weeks after Apple released iOS 7.06 to fix the SSL certificate validation error.
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.
Researcher Eric Filiol withdrew his presentation from this week’s CanSecWest conference because of concerns the information could be used to attack critical infrastructure worldwide.