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Microsoft announced this afternoon that it would resume sending security email notifications, reversing course on a decision it had made to suspend the practice.
The Havex RAT has infected the software update installers of three known industrial control system vendors, according to an advisory for ICS-CERT.
The PHP Group has released new versions of the popular scripting language that fix a number of bugs, including two in OpenSSL. The flaws fixed in OpenSSL don’t rise to the level of the major bugs such as Heartbleed that have popped up in the last few months. But PHP 5.5.14 and 5.4.30 both contain fixes […]
A new information sharing group popped up this week in the oil and natural gas industries that hopes to formalize the trade of threat intelligence and indicators of compromise
The United States federal government issued more than 19,000 National Security Letters--perhaps its most powerful tool for domestic intelligence collection--in 2013, and those NSLs contained more than 38,000 individual requests for information.
A 20-year old vulnerability in the Lempel-Ziv-Oberhumer (LZO) compression algorithm was finally patched this week.
A zero-day vulnerability has been patched in the PHP-based image resizer TimThumb, popular in WordPress themes, after it was publicly disclosed this week.
Oftentimes, looking at a given security vulnerability or mistake by a vendor, it’s easy to wonder how on earth the bug got through in the first place or the company didn’t catch the problem earlier. That definitely could have been the case with the recently disclosed bypass of PayPal’s two-factor authentication mechanism, but, as is […]
Researchers at IBM disclosed a serious buffer overflow vulnerability in Android 4.3 and earlier that could lead to code execution. The bug is patched in KitKat, but most users are on older versions.
Encryption software has been enjoying a prolonged day in the sun for about the last year. Thanks to the revelations of Edward Snowden about the NSA’s seemingly limitless capabilities, security experts have been pounding the drum about the importance of encrypting not just data in transit, but information stored on laptops, phones and portable drives. […]
A cloned banking application targeting customers of a large bank in Israel has been removed from Google Play after it was discovered to be stealing users' log-in credentials.
VMware has patched several serious security vulnerabilities in its vCenter Operations Center Management suite, one of which could lead to remote code execution on vulnerable machines.
There's a vulnerability in the way that PayPal handles certain requests from mobile clients that can allow an attacker to bypass the two-factor authentication mechanism for the service and transfer money from a victim's account to any recipient he chooses.
Private and commercial businesses are starting to find some comfort in crowdsourcing security research into application vulnerabilities,.
A fraud campaign stole more than half a million dollars from a European bank in a week earlier this year, researchers with Kaspersky Lab announced this week.
95 percent of vulnerable NTP servers leveraged in massive DDoS attacks earlier this year have been patched, but the remaining servers still have experts concerned.
Users who visit AskMen.com, a men’s entertainment and lifestyle portal, are being hit with malicious code – possibly stemming from the Nuclear Pack exploit kit - researchers announced today.
Researchers from Kaspersky Lab and Citizen Lab released a report today with extensive details on the HackingTeam's controversial RCS spyware, in particular its extensive global command infrastructure and mobile malware.
More than two months after it emerged, more than 300,000 machines on port 443 remain vulnerable to the OpenSSL Heartbleed security vulnerability.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the latest security news, including the possible fork of TrueCrypt, Microsoft’s new information sharing platform, the FBI’s cybercrime task force and the US team’s crushing tie with Portugal. Download: digital_underground_156.mp3 Music by Chris Gonsalves