At Black Hat, researchers from OpenDNS are expected to launch a new Twitter feed called BGP Stream that will send out alerts on possible BGP and DNS hijacking attacks.
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Netragard, one of the small number of companies that buys and sells exploits, has shut down its exploit acquisition program in the wake of the HackingTeam breach.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about all of the patches from Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle, the Flash security saga and the Darkode forum takedown.
Hardware hacker Samy Kamkar has developed an anonymization device called ProxyGambit that improves upon ProxyHam, the device that was supposed to be unveiled at DEF CON.
Google is expanding the use of its Safe Browsing mechanism to warn users about a broader variety of unwanted software, in addition to the warnings they see regarding phishing pages, malware, and other threats.
Officials worldwide culminated an 18 month effort this week to takedown Darkode, a cybercrime forum where hackers fraternized and shared malware, credit card information and more.
Microsoft ended security support for existing Microsoft Security Essentials customers running Windows XP, a little more than a year after support officially ended
A large group of security companies have formed a coalition to oppose the proposed rules from the Department of Commerce that would regulate the export of so-called intrusion software, a broad term that researchers and legal experts are concerned would limit security research and development. The rules proposed by the department’s Bureau of Industry and Security in[…]
Oracle has released its quarterly patch update, which includes fixes for nearly 200 vulnerabilities. The most notable bug fixed in this release is the Java zero day that’s been used in an ongoing attack campaign. The massive release from Oracle has patches for a long list of products, but the Java vulnerabilities are the heart[…]
Microsoft patched a Windows kernel zero day vulnerability uncovered among the data stolen from the controversial Hacking Team.