JavaScript Security

Phony Browser Updates Redirect Victims to Malware Sites, Scareware

Hackers are using malicious ads promising browser updates to drop malware on users’ machines. Using a mix of social engineering and a variation on scareware, attackers have been taking advantage of recent legitimate Firefox and Chrome updates to infect hundreds of machines in Europe and the United States.

Google: No Cash for Trash Vulnerabilities

It’s bound to happen: you create a cool, forward looking incentive program designed to tap the “wisdom of the crowd” and help make your products better, only to find out that, in fact, the “crowd” isn’t all that wise – and now wants you to pay cold, hard cash for their tepid ideas.

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