A reseller of the Rig Exploit Kit has leaked some of the source code behind the pack after parting ways with the kit’s developer. Experts don’t expect a spike in Rig-based attacks.
WordPress has become a huge target for attackers and vulnerability researchers, and with good reason. The software runs a large fraction of the sites on the Internet and serious vulnerabilities in the platform have not been hard to come by lately. But there’s now a new bug that’s been disclosed in all versions of WordPress that[…]
Details have been disclosed on a Windows kernel-mode driver privilege escalation vulnerability that was patched Tuesday by Microsoft.
Dennis Fisher talks with Ryan Naraine, the long lost co-founder of Threatpost, about the upcoming Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit in Cancun and how much the conference has grown in the last few years.
A Chinese APT group has been linked to a watering hole attack on Forbes.com used to target defense and financial targets.
In an effort to head off the problem of malicious or misbehaving browser add-ons, Mozilla is planning to require developers to have their Firefox extensions signed by the company in the near future. As much of users’ computing has moved into their browsers in the last few years, extensions and add-ons have become important tools.[…]
Facebook announced ThreatExchange, an API-based platform for the exchange of attack and threat data.
Details were released on two Microsoft Group Policy vulnerabilities affecting all Windows machines going back to Windows Server 2003. The flaws were addressed in separate Patch Tuesday security bulletins.
Using a combination of vulnerabilities in the Google Play store and the Android stock browser, attackers can install malicious apps remotely on some Android devices. The attack is the result of a failure on the part of Google’s Play Store Web application to completely enforce the X-Frame-Options header, a common defense against clickjacking and other[…]
Microsoft released its February 2015 Patch Tuesday security bulletins, including a massive update for Internet Explorer and a patch for a Windows zero day disclosed by Google.