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.
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Oracle on Saturday released its patch for the VENOM vulnerability, a guest escape flaw that affects many virtualization platforms.
Proof of concept code exploiting the VENOM vulnerability has surfaced. Its author says mitigating factors make VENOM difficult to exploit at scale.
Cisco patched command injection, authentication bypass, and denial of service vulnerabilities in a number of its TelePresence products.
It’s been a couple of months since we left our heroes on CSI: Cyber, and boy, have they been busy.
Tens of thousands of home and office-based routers have been hijacked over the last several months to stage a distributed denial of service attack campaign.
Mozilla has fixed 13 security flaws in Firefox 38, including five critical vulnerabilities. The new version of the browser also includes a feature that enables the use of DRM-enabled video content in Firefox, a decision that comes with some controversy. DRM (digital rights management), the generic name for technologies that are used to restrict the[…]
Adobe released security updates for Flash, Reader and Acrobat, patching 52 vulnerabilities.
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[…]
Ed Felten, a professor at Princeton University and a well-respected voice on security and privacy issues, is joining the White House as the deputy CTO. In his new role, Felten will be working under Megan Smith, the CTO of the United States and a former Google vice president. Felten has been at Princeton in various[…]