BlackBerry is warning customers that a large portion of the company’s product portfolio is vulnerable to the FREAK SSL attack. Many versions of the BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry Enterprise Server are vulnerable to FREAK, as are a number of versions of BlackBerry Messenger. The advisory from BlackBerry says that there are no workarounds for the[…]
Popular search engine optimization plugin, SEO by Yoast fixed a blind SQL injection vulnerability yesterday that could be exploited to take control of affected sites.
The federal government is seeking more legal power to step in and shut down botnets through an amendment to the existing criminal law, which would allow the Department of Justice to obtain injunctions to disrupt these malicious networks. The Obama administration has proposed an amendment to existing United Stated federal law that would give it[…]
Windows users are having issues with a security update issued this week meant to add SHA-2 code-signing and verification support to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 machines.
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.
HP’s Zero Day Initiative published details of a bypass for a five-year-old Windows patch for the .LNK vulnerability exploited by Stuxnet.
UPDATE–A security researcher has identified a pair of security issues in Facebook, one of which can be used to to upload an arbitrary file to the site, and the other of which can allow an attacker to gain control of a victim’s machine under some limited circumstances with user interaction. The more serious of the vulnerabilities, which[…]
The EquationDrug cyberespionage platform is a complicated system that is used selectively against only certain target machines, one that can be extended via a collection of 116 malware plug-ins, researchers at Kaspersky Lab said.
Microsoft’s March 2015 Patch Tuesday security bulletins include patches for an old Stuxnet LNK vulnerability and the FREAK SSL vulnerability.
Microsoft released a new patch for the LNK vulnerability exploited by Stuxnet after it learned original patch from 2010 failed and left Windows machines exposed.