Public denial-of-service exploits for a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s implementation of the HTTP protocol stack, HTTP.sys are under way, while remote code execution attacks may still be to come.
Google engineers have spent the last several years moving many of the company’s online services to encrypted links. Gmail is HTTPS by default, and Google search is done over SSL for much of the world. Now the company is working to move its ad-serving and ad-buying platforms to HTTPS, as well. Google’s ad networks are pervasive[…]
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Windows HTTP.sys vulnerability, Google’s decision to turn off the NPAPI in Chrome and the voting machine security disaster in Virginia.
Teslacrypt, the fairly new strain of ransomware that’s been targeting gamers, is continuing to make the rounds online.
Voting machines in Virginia are hopelessly vulnerable to scores of low level hacks, calling into question the integrity of recent elections there.