Apple patched an issue last week in iOS that could have allowed attackers to bypass the third-party app-sandbox protection mechanism on devices and read arbitrary managed preferences via a special app.
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Developers with the service Pocket recently fixed some vulnerabilities that could have allowed users to exfiltrate data, including sensitive information regarding web services, internal IP addresses, and more.
Researchers warn several BitTorrent protocols can be leveraged to carry out distributed reflective denial of service (DRoS) attacks.
A new version of OpenSSH has been released, fixing four security vulnerabilities and a number of non-security related bugs. OpenSSH 7.0 includes patches for a use-after-free vulnerability and three other flaws, two of which only affect Portable OpenSSH. The maintainers of the software also gave users notice that the next version of the software would[…]
Facebook doubles the payout of its Internet Defense Prize with a $100,000 award to a team of Georgia Tech researchers for a new class of browser-based memory-corruption vulnerabilities and a corresponding detection technique.
Researchers have identified a handful of vulnerabilities present in three different plugins used by the content management system WordPress.
Cisco is warning enterprise customers about a spike in attacks in which hackers use valid credentials on IOS devices to log in as administrators and then upload malicious ROMMON images to take control of the devices. The ROM Monitor is the program that initializes the hardware and software on IOS devices, and an attacker who[…]
Microsoft released a security bulletin for its new Edge browser, patching four critical vulnerabilities.
Adobe has released a massive update for Flash, the application that has become the Internet’s problem child. The update contains patches for more than 30 vulnerabilities in Flash on Windows, OS X, and Linux. Adobe pushed out the fixes on Tuesday afternoon, the latest in a long series of fixes for Flash in the last[…]
Mozilla has released a patch for a vulnerability in Firefox that was discovered when a user found it being actively exploited in the wild.