[img_assist|nid=6424|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]A Spanish security researcher has discovered a new vulnerability in Apple’s QuickTime software that can be used to bypass both ASLR and DEP on current versions of Windows and give an attacker control of a remote PC. The flaw apparently results from a parameter from an older version of QuickTime that was left in the code by mistake.
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[img_assist|nid=6353|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=70|height=70]With Web based software vulnerabilities on the rise, Google displaces HP on the list of vendors with the most reported software holes in the first half of 2010.software vulnerabilities.
[img_assist|nid=6344|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Apple released a patch Tuesday that fixes more than a dozen bugs, including a critical remote code-execution flaw in Apple Type Services. The patch release also includes a fix for a flaw in CFNetwork that enabled an attacker to intercept user credentials and other sensitive data silently on a network.
[img_assist|nid=6328|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Malware may be difficult to define but, as former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously quipped about pornography “you know it when you see it.” At least that’s the position being taken by Google and anti malware firms about two applications designed for mobile phones running Google’s Android operating system. Now the developer is crying foul.
[img_assist|nid=6204|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=95|height=95]The drumbeat for more secure application development picked up pace on Tuesday, with news that software giant HP had acquired privately funded Fortify Software, a maker of static code analysis tools, for an undisclosed amount.
Apple has shipped QuickTime 7.6.7 to fix a critical vulnerability that exposes Windows users to malicious hacker attacks.
[img_assist|nid=6134|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=95|height=95]Less than two weeks after exploits for a pair of serious security vulnerabilities were fitted into an automated JailbreakMe.com exploit, Apple has rushed out a patch to block the jailbreaking of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices.
[img_assist|nid=6121|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]By most measures, Google’s Android operating system for mobile devices has been a raging success. Since it was introduced in late 2007, Android has climbed (quickly), replacing Research in Motion’s Blackberry as the top-ranked mobile phone operating system in the U.S. when measured by market share.
[img_assist|nid=6093|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=82|height=82]USA Today’s Byron Acohido is reporting that Apple plans to rush out a patch for the drive-by download flaw that allows jailbreaking if an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch device simply surfs to a web site.
[img_assist|nid=6038|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=90|height=83]The technique that the Jailbreakme.com Web site is using to bypass the iPhone’s security mechanisms and enable users to run unapproved apps on their phones involves exploiting two separate vulnerabilities.