The OpenSSL Project has released a new version of the encryption software, which patches several security flaws, including the bug that is exploited by the POODLE attack on SSLv3. The updated versions of OpenSSL come just a couple of days after a trio of researchers at Google revealed the POODLE attack, which allows an attacker to[…]
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Facebook said it will double bug bounty payouts for the remainder of the year for serious vulnerabilities in its ad code.
Security firms have peeled back the layers on two zero day vulnerabilities that are currently being used in limited, targeted attacks against the Windows Kernel.
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.
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.
Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos confirmed that three servers had been infected with malware by hackers looking for machines vulnerable to Shellshock.
A vulnerability in the account creation process in Bugzilla, bug-tracking software developed and licensed by Mozilla, exposes vulnerabilities collected by the system. Mozilla is expected to patch the vulnerability today.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about the Bash Shellshock bug nightmare and the BadUSB code release.
A security update for the Joomla content management system was pulled and re-issued after problems with the first set of patches for a remote file inclusion and denial of service vulnerability were discovered.