Browsing Category: Vulnerabilities

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Gary McGraw on the IEEE Center for Secure Design

Dennis Fisher talks with Gary McGraw of Cigital about the IEEE’s new Center for Secure Design program, the difficulty of defeating large classes of bugs and the collaborative effort it will take to solve the software security problem.

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Watering Hole Attack Targets Automotive, Aerospace Industries

A new watering hole attack is targeting the aerospace, automotive and manufacturing industries with a new reconnaissance malware tool called “Scanbox.”

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IEEE Guides Software Architects Toward Secure Software Design

The IEEE’s Center for Secure Design’s new guidance for software architects called “Avoiding the Top 10 Software Security Design Flaws” debuted this week.

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50 Security Flaws Fixed in Google Chrome

Google has fixed 50 security vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser, including a critical string of bugs that can allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code outside of the browser’s sandbox. This is one of the larger batches of fixes that Google has produced for Chrome recently. The company releases frequent updates for the browser and often[...]

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Side-Channel Android Weakness Likely on Other Platforms

Researchers have discovered a weakness in Android that is likely present in other leading operating systems that can be abused and lead to information leakage.

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Tor Exec: Intelligence Insiders Disclose Bug Information With Tor Developers

Tor Executive Director Andrew Lewman told the BBC that intelligence agency insiders share bug information with Tor developers under their bosses’ noses.

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