Researchers have uncovered a flaw in the way that some servers handle the Diffie-Hellman key exchange, a bug that’s somewhat similar to the FREAK attack and threatens the security of many Web and mail servers. The bug affects all of the major browsers and any server that supports export-grade 512-bit Diffie-Hellman cryptography. The most serious[…]
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A coalition of 150 tech companies and privacy champions sent a letter to President Obama urging him to reject any proposals mandating backdoor access to software and devices.
The so-called Deputy Dog APT group has surfaced again with a means of keeping its command and control servers under wraps that involves Microsoft’s TechNet online resources.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about the VENOM vulnerability, the idea of marketing bugs, Microsoft’s new Edge browser security features and the awesome CSI: Cyber finale.
Microsoft updates its cryptographic cipher suite prioritization in Windows with the addition of four suites that bring Perfect Forward Secrecy to the operating system.
The May 2015 Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates include 13 bulletins, three of them rated critical for bugs in IE, font drivers and Windows Journal.
For many years now, the browser has been the most dangerous piece of software on most users’ machines. Attackers love to target browsers and a remote code execution bug in a major browser is gold for them. The browser vendors have been making gradual changes to better protect users in recent years, and now Microsoft[…]
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about the end of the Patch Tuesday era for most Microsoft customers, the appeals court ruling on Section 215 metadata collection and Dennis’s idea for a security industry commission.
Adobe released pre-notification of security updates coming next week for its Reader and Acrobat products. The updates will address critical vulnerabilities in both products, Adobe said.
Microsoft’s introduction of Windows Update for Business puts an end to Patch Tuesday security updates as we know them.