Web Security


Chrome, IE to Give Users Ability to Delete Flash Cookies

The upcoming release of Adobe Flash Player 10.3 will give users of most of the major browsers the ability to delete Flash cookies in much the same way that they’re able to erase normal Web cookies, thanks to a better integration with privacy settings in Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.

Popular Sports Site Goal.com Serves Malware

Goal.com, a popular football (aka “soccer” for all us Yanks) news site was hacked and found serving malware via drive-by-downloads between April 27 and 28, according to a post by Web security firm Armorize.

Sony Darkens Another Network As Breach Investigation Widens

Sony Corp. took further steps to contain a serious data breach: temporarily shuttering the Website of Sony Online Entertainment and station.com, another of the technology company’s online gaming networks, even as it signaled the slow return of its PlayStation Network to operation.


Crimeware kits have become a ubiquitous part of the malware scene in the last few years, but they have mainly been confined to the Windows platform. Now, reports are surfacing that the first such kit targeting Apple’s Mac OS X operating system has appeared.

Cisco published an advisory report yesterday detailing multiple vulnerabilities in there Unified Communications Manager.

There are three denial of service vulnerabilities that affect session initiation protocol services, two SQL injection vulnerabilities, and a directory transversal vulnerability.

These bugs affect versions 6-8 of Cisco’s Unified Communications Manager.

The DoS bugs are triggered by a malformed SIP message that could cause a critical process to fail, resulting in the failure of voice services.

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