Experts point out that the proposed Wassenaar rules in the U.S. leave unanswered questions regarding exploit development and the use of commercial penetration testing tools.
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The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security today made public its proposal to implement the controversial Wassenaar Arrangement.
What happens when you build a watch that is essentially an absurdly powerful computer that also tells time? You have to patch that watch. And that’s what Apple has done for the first time, releasing a long list of fixes for security problems with the Apple Watch OS. At least one of the vulnerabilities can[…]
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[…]
KCodes NetUSB, a Linux kernel module that provides USB services over IP, contains unpatched vulnerabilities according to an alert from CERT/CC and Sec Consult
Google has patched a high-risk vulnerability in its Chrome browser that allows an attacker to escape the Chrome sandbox. That vulnerability is one of 37 bugs fixed in version 43 of Chrome. Six of those flaws are rated as high risks and Google paid out more than $38,000 in rewards to researchers who reported vulnerabilities[…]
There’s an easily exploitable vulnerability in the Android stock browser that enables an attacker to spoof the URL in the address bar and force a victim to visit a malicious site while believing he is visiting a benign one. Security researcher Rafay Baloch discovered the vulnerability and developed the technique for exploiting it. The problem[…]
Oracle on Saturday released its patch for the VENOM vulnerability, a guest escape flaw that affects many virtualization platforms.
A group of Polish researchers is claims there are still several outstanding vulnerabilities in Google App Engines, including three complete Java sandbox escapes.
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.