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Researcher: ‘Lax’ Crossdomain Policy Puts Yahoo Mail At Risk

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 14:23
A security researcher disclosed a problem with a loose cross-domain policy for Flash requests on Yahoo Mail that puts email content and contacts at risk.

Microsoft Recalls Patch Tuesday Exchange Update

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:47
For the second month in a row, Microsoft is recalling a security update published along with its monthly patch Tuesday release.

Black Energy Malware May Be Exploiting Patched WinCC Flaw

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:34
Experts at ICS-CERT say that the BlackEnergy malware that has been seen infecting human-machine interface systems may be exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in the Siemens SIMATIC WinCC software in order to compromise some systems.

Mozilla to Support Certificate Transparency in Firefox

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 08:00
Mozilla is planning to add support for Certificate Transparency checks in Firefox in the near future, but the company says that the feature won't be turned on by default at first.

Microsoft Enables Removal of SSL 3.0 Fallback In IE

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 17:40
Microsoft has given Windows admins the option to remove the SSL 3.0 fallback from Internet Explorer. By disabling SSL 3.0, IE is no longer vulnerable to POODLE attacks.

Potential Security Concerns in Comcast Hotspot Class-Action

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:53
A class-action suit has been filed against Comcast for using customer routers as public Wi-Fi hotspots. Can attackers exploit router bugs to jump from public to private networks?

Some Recursive DNS Implementations Patch DoS Vulnerability

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:59
Some domain name server (DNS) implementations are at risk for denial-of-service attacks after a vulnerability was disclosed and patched in a few popular server packages, including BIND, PowerDNS and NLnetLabs.

Red October Attackers Return With CloudAtlas APT Campaign

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:12
The attackers behind the Red October APT campaign that was exposed nearly two years ago have resurfaced with a new campaign that is targeting some of the same victims and using similarly constructed tools and spear phishing emails.

Payment Gateway Provider Breached, Plain Text Data Accessed

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:03
Payment gateway and mobile payment app provider CHARGE Anywhere disclosed it had been breached and hackers had access to plain text payment card transaction authorization requests.

Yahoo Plans to Disclose All New Bugs It Finds Within 90 Days

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 09:00
Yahoo officials say that the company will disclose any new vulnerabilities that the company’s security team finds within 90 days of discovery. The new policy is the same one used by Google’s Project Zero, a team of researchers that looks for vulnerabilities in a variety of commonly used software packages and platforms. That team has […]