BlackBerry has patched a vulnerability in its BlackBerry 10 devices that could allow an attacker to intercept users’ traffic to and from the BlackBerry World app store and potentially install malware on a targeted device. The vulnerability is a weakness in the integrity checking system that BlackBerry uses to verify the apps that users download.[...]
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A cyberespionage team, possibly based in Russia, has been using a Windows zero day vulnerability to target a variety of organizations in several countries, including the United States, Poland, Ukraine and western Europe.
Microsoft published its Patch Tuesday advance notification, advising IT shops to be ready for nine bulletins, including three critical patches.
SAP recently pushed out patches to address seven vulnerabilities in three different lines of software that could have opened those running the systems up to complete compromise.
Researchers at Malware Must Die published a report that hackers are spreading Mayhem botnet malware in exploits targeting the Shellshock vulnerability in Bash.
Researchers who released attack code against vulnerabilities in USB devices followed that up with a patch, that they and researcher Karsten Nohl acknowledge isn’t enough to solve the problem.
Google updates its Chrome browser on a very aggressive timeline, often a couple of times a month. Usually, each update includes a handful of security fixes, maybe 12 or 15. On Tuesday, the company released Chrome 38, which patched a staggering 159 vulnerabilities. The huge majority of those patches–113 of them–fix minor vulnerabilities in the[...]
Siemens has patched five vulnerabilities in its SIMATIC PCS 7 system that could result in privilege escalation and give an attacker unauthenticated access to sensitive data.
New reflected distributed denial of service attack techniques are increasing the volume of each attack as well as the overall frequency of large-scale DDoS attacks.
The Tyupkin malware, spotted on ATMs in Eastern Europe, allows criminals to make withdrawals of 40 banknotes at a time, researchers at Kaspersky Lab said.