Browsing Category: Vulnerabilities

BASH

Major Bash Vulnerability Affects Linux, UNIX, Mac OS X

A critical remote code execution vulnerability in Bash, present in almost all Linux, UNIX and Mac OS X deployments, has been discovered. Experts advise immediate patching.

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David Jacoby on Hacking His Home

Dennis Fisher talks with David Jacoby of Kaspersky Lab about the research he did on the security of electronics gear in his home, including his smart TV, game console and storage devices, and what the vendors need to do to respond.

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Microsoft Starts Online Services Bug Bounty

Microsoft today launched the Microsoft Online Services Bug Bounty Program which will pay out a minimum of $500 for vulnerabilities found in its cloud services such as Office 365.

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High-Volume, High-Rate DDoS Attacks Persist

A new report illustrates the continued proliferation of both high-volume and high-rate distributed denial of service attacks, like the ones executed via NTP amplification, over the last few months.

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Fitness App Patches Privacy Vulnerability

Details of a patched privacy vulnerability in MyFitnessPal, a popular fitness and nutrition mobile application, were disclosed this week, three months after a fix was deployed.

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