Adobe said on Friday that it will issue critical fixes for its popular Reader and Acrobat products on Tuesday, January 10.
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Microsoft said in a post on the Technet Web site that it plans to release seven security bulletins on Tuesday, fixing eight security holes in a variety of products. Among them will be a fix for a new class of software vulnerability – the “Security Feature Bypass,” which could be used by attackers to make other exploits more potent, Microsoft said.
A recent report by the UK’s Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) shows that the Agency is full speed ahead with plans to use powerful data analytics tools to help find and prosecute everything from money laundering to illegal gambling to 419 scams.
Just days after a successful attack on the security think tank Stratfor, Anonymous, the anarchic hacking collective, is getting headlines again for an attack on Specialforces.com, a Web site used by members of the armed forces law enforcement officers and gun enthusiasts. However, an employee working for the online store said the group is playing the media by taking credit for a hack that happened months ago.
USAA is warning its members about a sophisticated phishing scam that attempts to install a malicious banking Trojan on members computers.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is taking aim at a plan by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to increase the number of domains on the Web.
The Romanian Banks Association has issued a warning to credit card users in that country to be on the lookout for suspicious charges, after the Agency received notice of a possible breach at European credit card processor.(PDF)
The latest generation of desk-jockey’s admitted in a recent CISCO study that they frequently ignore and/or circumvent the information technology (IT) policies of their employers, heightening corporate risk.
A group of engineers, networking specialists, security experts and other specialists deeply involved with the Internet’s development and growth have sent a letter to lawmakers criticizing the highly controversial SOPA and PIPA bills and imploring them not to pass the legislation, which they say would stifle innovation and “threaten engineers who build Internet systems or offer services that are not readily and automatically compliant with censorship actions by the U.S. government.”
GlobalSign, the certificate authority that the attacker who compromised Comodo and DigitNotar claimed he had infiltrated as well, said it has completed its months-long security review and found no evidence that its CA infrastructure was compromised or that any rogue certificates had been issued. The investigation did confirm that the company’s public Web server had been compromised, and GlobalSign decided to revoke its own SSL certificate and key.