Kaspersky Lab has found shared code and functionality between the Regin malware platform and a keylogger described in recently disclosed Snowden documents.
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UPDATE–Adobe has released an emergency update for Flash to address a zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited. The company also is looking into reports of exploits for a separate Flash bug not fixed in the new release, which is being used in attacks by the Angler exploit kit. The vulnerability that Adobe patched Thursday is[…]
A researcher has developed a bypass for Microsoft’s latest memory corruption mitigations in Internet Explorer, Heap Isolation and Delay Free.
Oracle’s January 2015 Critical Patch update includes a fix for a backdoor found in the Oracle E-Business Suite by researcher David Litchfield. The patch is among 169 released in the CPU.
A device that Progressive sends out to customers to give them a better rate by may be doing more than keeping track of their driving, the devices may be insecure and used to take control of vehicles.
Police in the UK, working in cooperation with the FBI, arrested an 18-year-old man Friday in connection with recent DDoS attacks on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live services. The authorities arrested the unnamed man in Southport, and he is being held on suspicion of computer crime and unauthorized access to computer material. UK officials[…]
Vague language in the White House’s proposed amendments to the CFAA leave the door open to a chilling effect on legitimate security research.
The Skeleton Key malware bypasses single-factor authentication on Active Directory domain controllers and paves the way to stealthy cyberespionage.
Gitrob, an open source intelligence tool, helps security analysts search Github organization repositories for files not meant for public consumption.
The DDoS attacks that knocked both Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network (PSN) offline around Christmas came at the hands of a botnet comprised largely of hacked home routers.