There has been a bit of back and forth quibbling going on between researchers at French security firm Vupen, claiming to have found and exploited a vulnerability in Google’s Chrome browser, and security researchers at Google, who claim the bug they exploited was actually in Adobe Flash, and therefore, was “Not a Chrome pwn.”
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Finnish law enforcement officials arrested seventeen individuals in connection with an attack against Nordea Finland’s online banking services that took place in early 2010, according to a report from Softpedia.
The May 2011 edition of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday is a relatively modest one with the software giant posting just two bulletins addressing bugs that could allow for remote code execution, but only one of which is rated critical.
Sony’s PlayStation Network remains down after suffering an external intrusion that knocked the online gaming platform offline on April 20, and new reports suggest the popular gaming network may remain so until the end of the month.
The Internet Systems Consortium released an advisory today informing BIND users that certain types of queries to name servers can cause the servers to crash and create a denial-of-service condition.
Reality TV hopefuls are prepared to bare all for a chance at insta-celebrity. But prospective contestants for the new Simon Cowell show X-Factor probably didn’t expect that their names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers to be up for grabs.
A sophisticated attack against RSA, the security division of EMC, shares characteristics with similar attacks against Western firms, according to the security blog Krebsonsecurity.
Goal.com, a popular football (aka “soccer” for all us Yanks) news site was hacked and found serving malware via drive-by-downloads between April 27 and 28, according to a post by Web security firm Armorize.
A U.S. Department of Justice audit of the FBI’s ability to investigate cyber intrusions concluded that the agency is not doing an adequate job.