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Series of Vulnerabilities Found in Schneider Electric SCADA Products

UPDATE–There are several unpatched, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in a number of Schneider Electric’s SCADA products, one of which could be used to perform a shutdown of the SCADA server. Another of the vulnerabilities is an authentication bypass that could give an attacker access to sensitive data. The vulnerabilities affect a variety of Schneider Electric StruxureWare[...]

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POS Service Confirms Goodwill Breach Lasted 18 Months

Third-party payment vendor C&K Systems released details regarding a breach that affected its systems for 18 months and went on to affect customers who shopped at Goodwill.

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Adobe Gets Delayed Reader Update Out The Door

Adobe released a new version of Reader and Acrobat, patching eight security vulnerabilities in the PDF reader. The patches were delayed a weeks because of issues during regression testing.

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Back-and-Forth With Google Led to Disclosure of Android Browser Flaw

The researcher who originally discovered the same-origin policy bypass in the Android browser said he reported the vulnerability to Google some time ago, but that the company’s Android security team said it was unable to reproduce the issue.

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With MAMA, U.S. Air Force Aiming to Raise Cyber Awareness on Networks

The United States Air Force is attempting to enhance its cyber situational awareness in order to contend with “increasingly sophisticated” threats to its networks and systems.

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Flaw in Android Browser Allows Same Origin Policy Bypass

There’s a serious vulnerability in pre-4.4 versions of Android that allows an attacker to read the contents of other tabs in a browser when a user visits a page the attacker controls. The flaw is present in a huge percentage of the Android devices in use right now, and there’s now a Metasploit module available[...]

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Big Batch of Bugs Fixed in Various Versions of IDA

The makers of the popular IDA disassembly and debugging tool have fixed more than a dozen security vulnerabilities in a variety of versions. Some of the vulnerabilities are a couple of years old, and patches are provided for versions from 6.1 up through 6.6. IDA is a tool used by malware analysts, security researchers and[...]

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