Dennis Fisher talks with Window Snyder of Fastly about her early interest in technology, what it was like meeting the L0pht crew at the MIT Flea as a teenager, her time at @stake, working on XP SP2 at Microsoft, Apple’s security evolution and much more.
Cisco has patched a remote file-overwrite vulnerability in a couple of its products that could allow an attacker to replace arbitrary files and cause target systems to become unstable. The vulnerability affects the Cisco Integrated Management Controlled Supervisor and UCS Director software. The company has fixed the bug in new versions of the software, 184.108.40.206[…]
A new strain of Android ransomware disguised as a video player app uses an instant messaging protocol called XMPP to receive commands and communicate with the command and control server.
New variants of the notorious Carbanak Trojan have surfaced in Europe and the United States, and researchers say that the malware now has its own proprietary communications protocol and the samples seen so far have been digitally signed. Carbanak has been in use for several years, and researchers at Kaspersky Lab earlier this year revealed the[…]
Netflix released Sleepy Puppy, a cross-site scripting payload management framework, to open source. The tool finds XSS vulnerabilities in secondary applications.