About a decade ago, many large software makers learned some very difficult lessons about software security and building security into their products from the start. Some are still learning. The FTC and a variety of security experts are hoping that today’s crop of start-ups will not have to go through that same painful process. The FTC[…]
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Microsoft patched a vulnerability in its graphics component present in Windows, Office and Lync that has been publicly attacked,
Dennis Fisher talks with Window Snyder of Fastly about her early interest in technology, what it was like meeting the L0pht crew at the MIT Flea as a teenager, her time at @stake, working on XP SP2 at Microsoft, Apple’s security evolution and much more.
A federal appeals court has sent back to a lower court an appeal in a lawsuit about the way companies are allowed to publicize information about National Security Letters they receive. The appeal consolidates three separate actions against the Attorney General that question whether the government’s restrictions on how companies can talk about NSLs violates the[…]
Microsoft released an out-of-band patch for an Internet Explorer vulnerability under attack.
A vulnerability patched by Microsoft in the Windows Mount Manager is being exploited in targeted attacks.
Microsoft released a security bulletin for its new Edge browser, patching four critical vulnerabilities.
Researchers at Black Hat found a weak spot in some WSUS configurations that could allow an attacker to compromise any server or desktop in an enterprise.
The commenting period regarding the Wassenaar Arrangement expired on Monday but the echo chamber around the largely maligned proposal continues to reverberate.
UPDATE–As if all of the vulnerabilities in Flash and Windows discovered in the Hacking Team document cache and the 193 bugs Oracle fixed last week weren’t enough for organizations to deal with, HP’s Zero Day Initiative has released four new zero days in Internet Explorer Mobile that can lead to remote code execution on Windows Phones.[…]