Report: Technical Glitch Takes ICMBs Offline

A report in The Atlantic claims that a technical glitch at Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming took 50 nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) offline for around 45 minutes on Saturday – a serious breach of national security.  

Flaw in Core IE 8 Component Could Enable Remote Attacks

There’s an unpatched vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer 8 running on most current versions of Windows that could give attackers the ability to run code on remote machines. The flaw is a memory leak that gives attackers key information on the location of a specific address in memory, even with memory protections such as ASLR enabled.

XSS Flaw Found in Twitter

A Twitter user has demonstrated a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on
the microblogging platform that could allow an attacker to take over
users’ accounts or spread malware. Read the full article. [Secure Computing]

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