Contestants at Pwn2Own will be chasing a $150,000 grand prize for a mitigation bypass against Microsoft EMET.
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Just like it’s done time and time before, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) broke into yet another media outlet late last week, hacking a handful of social media accounts belonging to CNN, including seven Twitter accounts and two Facebook accounts.
A cross-site scripting vulnerability in Microsoft Office 365 casts attention on the need to shore up the security of cloud-based enterprise applications.
Microsoft will continue to support the antimalware engine that protects Windows XP until July 2015, despite the operating system’s expected end-of-life in April.
Bug bounty programs, for the most part, have been the domain of large software vendors and Web companies such as Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, PayPal and Facebook. But some smaller companies are now getting involved, with the latest one to announce a bounty being Wickr, the maker of secure messaging apps for Android and iOS, and[…]
Microsoft released four security bulletins today as part of its January 2014 Patch Tuesday updates. All of the bulletins are rated important, including a patch for a zero day in Windows XP.
The Syrian Electronic Army is claiming responsibility for compromises of the official Microsoft blog as well as the official Xbox and Skype Twitter accounts.
Microsoft announced Thursday that it plans to release four bulletins next week as part of the year’s first batch of Patch Tuesday security updates, none of which are rated critical.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about the year that was in the security industry, including the last six months of NSA drama, the Microsoft bug bounty program, exploit sales and attacks against major banks.
Windows Error Reporting crash reports are sent unencrypted to Microsoft and contain a wealth of system and application information that can be exploited not only by hackers but government agencies to fingerprint machines for compromise.