Web Security

A Saucy Twitter-Fight Vupen Researchers and Google Engineers

There has been a bit of back and forth quibbling going on between researchers at French security firm Vupen, claiming to have found and exploited a vulnerability in Google’s Chrome browser, and security researchers at Google, who claim the bug they exploited was actually in Adobe Flash, and therefore, was “Not a Chrome pwn.”

In the midst of an apparent civil war, the online hacking collective, Anonymous, has issued yet another public statement denying responsibility for a damaging hack of Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) and claiming that Sony is trying to shift blame for “internal problems” onto Anonymous.

The source code to the infamous Zeus crimeware kit, which has been sold on underground forums for years, has been leaked and is now available for anyone to see if they know where to look.

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