Details were disclosed about a new remote access Trojan, uWarrior, that comes embedded in a rigged .RTF document.
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Vulnerabilities exist in two fairly popular alternative browsers for Android – Dolphin and Mercury — that depending on the browser could result in either remote code execution or arbitrary read/write access.
Apple patched an issue last week in iOS that could have allowed attackers to bypass the third-party app-sandbox protection mechanism on devices and read arbitrary managed preferences via a special app.
Developers with the service Pocket recently fixed some vulnerabilities that could have allowed users to exfiltrate data, including sensitive information regarding web services, internal IP addresses, and more.
The Internal Revenue Service disclosed this week that following the latest review of its system, 334,000 taxpayers – more than three times the agency’s initial estimate – may be affected by the hack it announced in May.
Ride-sharing company Uber, which has already battled a database compromise and hackers selling stolen accounts this year, announced over the weekend that it will bulk up its security division.
Researchers warn several BitTorrent protocols can be leveraged to carry out distributed reflective denial of service (DRoS) attacks.
Researchers have identified a handful of vulnerabilities present in three different plugins used by the content management system WordPress.
Hackers based in Ukraine and Russia allegedly broke into servers belonging to several newswires and passed sensitive information onto an underground trading ring as part of what’s being referred to as an unprecedented new level of insider trading.
A new Chrome extension called KeyboardPrivacy injects delays into typing patterns, thwarting attempts to build biometric profiles of users for authentication.