Developers at Automattic fixed a stored cross-site scripting error this week in Akismet, the anti-spam plugin that figures into millions of WordPress websites.
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Roughly 85 percent of Android devices been exposed to one of 13 critical vulnerabilities that plague the operating system.
Ryan Naraine talks to IOActive’s Cesar Cerrudo about securing smart cities.
The financial firm Dow Jones & Company announced late last week that it’s the latest in an exhaustive list of companies this year to report a data breach.
Adobe released a large update for Reader, Acrobat, and Flash today that addresses 69 critical vulnerabilities combined in the software.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news–including how researchers disrupted a campaign using the Angler Exploit Kit, how a researcher was forced to pull a talk from a conference, and how a practical SHA-1 collision could be months away, not years.
Virus Bulletin’s Martijn Grooten joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to talk about the changing face of the anti-virus industry, the emergence of APTs as a priority for anti-malware researchers and the highlights of the 25th annual VB Conference.
Moker, a new remote access Trojan targeting Windows machines, can effectively mitigate security measures and grant an attacker full access to the system.
Researchers took a big step towards eradicating the Angler exploit kit, disrupting a large ransomware campaign connected to the kit that purportedly netted a hacker behind it more than $60 million annually.
Scottrade has begun warning customers that as a result of a breach, their names and street addresses – and potentially Social Security numbers – may have been stolen from its system.