Public denial-of-service exploits for a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s implementation of the HTTP protocol stack, HTTP.sys are under way, while remote code execution attacks may still be to come.
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Data breaches are expensive to victim organizations, but that cost is going down, according to Verizon, which today released its annual Data Breach Investigations Report.
The US-CERT is warning administrators and network operators that a misconfiguration issue with some DNS servers that has been known about for more than 15 years and can give attackers detailed information about DNS zones is coming back around thanks to new scans that show a high number of servers vulnerable to the issue. The problem[…]
Research on the economics of the zero-day market conducted by HackerOne, MIT, Harvard and Facebook will be presented at RSA Conference.
In early December, as most people were dealing with the stress of looking for the perfect holiday gifts and planning out their upcoming celebrations, police officers in a small New England town were under a different sort of pressure. The vital files and data the Tewksbury Police Department needed to go about its daily business had been encrypted[…]
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab disclosed some details on the so-called Darwin Nuke vulnerability in Apple OS X and iOS.
A criminal group whose actions have at times been responsible for one-third of the Internet’s SSH traffic—most of it in the form of SSH brute force attacks—has been cut off from a portion of the Internet.
DHS warns of two symmetric key authentication vulnerabilities in the NTP protocol that were patched this week.
The FBI has warned consumers about a rash of phony websites posing as government services.