eBay has fixed a pair of security vulnerabilities in its site that could enable attackers to upload executable files disguised as benign file types, construct full path URLs and then point victims to them through drive-by download attacks. The first bug resulted from the failure of an eBay page to check the headers of image files uploaded by[…]
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More than four days after it began, the massive DDoS attack on GitHub is still ongoing. The attack has evolved significantly since it started and GitHub officials said they believe that the goal of the operation is to force the site to remove some specific content. In the evening hours of March 25, DDoS attack[…]
Criminals have found a safe haven abusing legitimate processes, such as real-time bidding, implemented by online advertising networks to move exploits and malware, and build botnets and fraud campaigns.
Collaboration providers Slack disclosed that a database storing its user profile information has been breached. The break-in has been stopped, and Slack announced that it has implemented two-factor authentication going forward.
A large-scale DDoS attack, apparently emanating from China, has been hammering the servers at GitHub over the course of the last 12 hours, periodically causing service outages at the code-sharing and collaboration site.
A critical vulnerability in a popular hotel and convention center Internet gateway from AntLabs called InnGate has been patched. The flaw allows attackers read and write access to the devices from the Internet.
Students from M.I.T. have devised a new way to scour raw code for integer overflows.
Yahoo received nearly 5,000 requests for user data from the United States government in the last six months of 2014 and disclosed some content in nearly 25 percent of those cases.
Cisco released its semiannual set of patches for its Cisco IOS router and switch operating system. The patches address 16 vulnerabilities.
GE has released a fix for a vulnerability in a library that’s used in several of its products deployed in critical infrastructure areas. The flaw in the HART Device Type Manager library could allow an attacker to crash affected applications or run arbitrary code.