Browsing Category: Malware

[img_assist|nid=3024|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]An advisory discloses a vulnerability that could affect large numbers
of organizations using Cisco’s Secure Desktop security package and
leave users of the product open to potential Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
attacks. Read the full article. [Help Net Security]

Read more...

[img_assist|nid=3005|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Underscoring a little-known web vulnerability, hackers are exploiting a
weakness in the Mozilla Firefox browser to wreak havoc on Freenode and
other networks that cater to users of internet relay chat. Read the full article. [The Register]

Read more...

Categories: Malware, Web Security

[img_assist|nid=2997|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]By Magnus KalkuhlHave you ever found a false positive when uploading a file to a website like VirusTotal? Sometimes it happens that not just one scanner detects the file, but several. This leads to an absurd situation where every product which doesn’t detect this file automatically looks bad to users who don’t understand that it’s just false positives.

Read more...

[img_assist|nid=2993|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Google may have threatened to leave China in order to keep us all from concluding that “the cloud” can’t be secured. But isn’t that precisely what we should conclude based on the fact that Google chose to leave China? Read the full article. [Computerworld]

Read more...

Categories: Malware

[img_assist|nid=2994|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]MOSCOW — Attackers have been focusing a lot of attention on social networking destinations such as Facebook, Twitter and even LinkedIn for some time now, but they recently have begun shifting their tactics to make their attacks much more effective and precise through the use of geolocation and profiling.

Read more...

Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=2992|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Google has announced that Google Docs will drop support for Microsoft’s nearly nine-year-old Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) browser starting on March 1.Ironically, if Google had taken its anti-IE6 advice to heart before hackers broke into its corporate network last year, it might not now be mulling whether to abandon the Chinese search market. Read the full story [ComputerWorld]

Read more...