Two researchers took down the four major browsers, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari yesterday as Pwn2Own wrapped up in Vancouver.
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Four different research teams cracked four different products on Wednesday–Adobe Flash, Reader, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer—and collectively earned a payout of $317,000 on the first day of Pwn2Own 2015.
Hackers wriggled their way into the servers of health insurance provider Premera Blue Cross last year, and potentially exposed the information of 11 million members, employees and other associates.
Microsoft has blacklisted a phony SSL certificate and is warning the certificate could be leveraged to stage man-in-the-middle attacks.
Router company D-Link has patched two separate vulnerabilities in its firmware that could be exploited remotely and lead to takeover and arbitrary code execution. Devices under the DCS-93xl umbrella, including the following IP cameras with a custom Linux distribution models: DCS-930L, DCS-931L, DCS-932L, and DCS-933L, contain a hole that enabled remote authenticated attackers to upload their[…]
Google is prepping a fix for Android users to address a meddlesome memory leakage issue that’s plagued some device users since the beginning of the year.
Samsung patched a vulnerability last month in SNS Provider that if exploited could have given attackers the ability to access to any personal information users stored on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Developers at Dropbox recently fixed a remotely exploitable vulnerability in the Android SDK version of the app that enabled attackers to connect applications on some devices to a Dropbox account without the user’s consent.
Yahoo has fixed a handful of vulnerabilities that could have given an attacker free reign over all of its user-run eCommerce websites and caused multiple headaches for small business owners.
Anthem has refused to undergo vulnerability scans and configuration compliance tests in the aftermath of a breach that may have leaked the personal information of nearly 100,000 customers and non-customers.