FreeBSD patched a vulnerability in the way the OS handles TCP packet processing that could lead to a denial-of-service attack on a server.
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A relatively new exploit kit that exploits old versions of Adobe Flash, Reader and, Silverlight has begun to make the rounds.
The United States Air Force is attempting to enhance its cyber situational awareness in order to contend with “increasingly sophisticated” threats to its networks and systems.
The makers of the popular IDA disassembly and debugging tool have fixed more than a dozen security vulnerabilities in a variety of versions. Some of the vulnerabilities are a couple of years old, and patches are provided for versions from 6.1 up through 6.6. IDA is a tool used by malware analysts, security researchers and[…]
Four different remotely exploitable vulnerabilities were recently discovered and patched in a popular SCADA server.
Some older versions of Apache Tomcat, the company’s open source web server and servlet container, are vulnerable to remote code execution.
Researchers from the University of New Haven have taken to Youtube this week to publicize vulnerabilities in a dozen Android apps, including Instagram, Vine and OKCupid.
Adobe announced security updates and a new version of Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux; the company also announced it was postponing a scheduled update for Reader and Acrobat.
In the days and weeks following the public disclosure of the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability in April, security researchers and others wondered aloud whether there were some organizations–perhaps the NSA–that had known about the bug for some time and had been using it for targeted attacks. A definitive answer to that question may never come, but[…]
A handful of bugs, mostly XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities, have been plaguing at least eight different WordPress plugins as of late.