Microsoft called Google out over the weekend for publicly disclosing the details of a Windows privilege elevation vulnerability just a week before the company’s patch Tuesday release.
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The DDoS attacks that knocked both Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network (PSN) offline around Christmas came at the hands of a botnet comprised largely of hacked home routers.
Researchers from Core Security have disclosed DLL hijacking vulnerabilities in several applications made by Corel Software after the vendor didn’t respond to Core’s notifications about the flaws.
Google has decided that it will no longer provide Webview patches for Android systems running Jelly Bean 4.3, or older, putting the onus on OEMs and the open source security community to provide patches to users.
Google security engineers have criticized the security and privacy of WhiteHat Security’s Aviator browser, after finding a remote code execution vulnerability within hours of Aviator’s release as open source.
The Industrial Control System CERT released two advisories warning of serious vulnerabilities in Schneider Electric and Emerson industrial gear. Public exploits are available for one flaw.
There is a serious security vulnerability in the firmware of many ASUS routers that allows unauthenticated command execution. The bug may be present in all current versions of the router firmware, and there is an exploit published for it, as well. Security researchers Joshua Drake posted an advisory on the vulnerability on Thursday, detailing the bug[…]
Microsoft pulled the plug on its Advanced Notification Service (ANS), offering it going forward only to paying Premier customers.
At the recent 31C3 event, researcher Trammel Hudson unveiled the first public Mac OS X firmware bootkit that can be delivered over Thunderbolt peripheral devices.
The OpenSSL Project has released several new versions of the software that fix eight security vulnerabilities, including several certificate issues and a couple of denial-of-service flaws. The patches included in OpenSSL 1.0.0p, 1.0.1k and 0.98zd are not for critical or high-risk vulnerabilities, but they do fix some interesting vulnerabilities. Two of the bugs are rated moderate and the other[…]