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Siemens Patches Five Vulnerabilities in SIMATIC WinCC for PCS 7

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 13:49
Siemens has patched five vulnerabilities in its SIMATIC PCS 7 system that could result in privilege escalation and give an attacker unauthenticated access to sensitive data.

Arbor: DDoS Attacks Getting Bigger as Reflection Increases

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 13:29
New reflected distributed denial of service attack techniques are increasing the volume of each attack as well as the overall frequency of large-scale DDoS attacks.

Twitter Files Suit Over Government Restrictions on National Security Letter Data

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 13:16
Twitter has filed a lawsuit in federal court asking that the United States Department of Justice’s prohibitions on publishing the number and kind of government requests for data the company receives be declared unconstitutional. The suit claims that the rules infringe on Twitter’s right to free speech by requiring that the company “engage in speech […]

Tyupkin Malware Infects ATMs Worldwide

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:54
The Tyupkin malware, spotted on ATMs in Eastern Europe, allows criminals to make withdrawals of 40 banknotes at a time, researchers at Kaspersky Lab said.

Yahoo Confirms Infected Servers Unrelated to Shellshock

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 18:56
Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos confirmed that three servers had been infected with malware by hackers looking for machines vulnerable to Shellshock.

Bugzilla Vulnerability Puts Bug Collections in Harm’s Way

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:13
A vulnerability in the account creation process in Bugzilla, bug-tracking software developed and licensed by Mozilla, exposes vulnerabilities collected by the system. Mozilla is expected to patch the vulnerability today.

Experts Laud Changes to iPhone, Android Encryption

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:49
The changes that both Google and Apple have made to their mobile operating systems to encrypt the data on users' devices have generated praise from the security and privacy communities and vitriol and criticism from the law enforcement and political worlds in equal measure.

AT&T Hit By Insider Breach

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 09:32
AT&T is warning consumers about a data breach involving an insider who illegally accessed the personal information of an unspecified number of users.

Shellshock-like Weakness May Affect Windows

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 07:19
A weakness in Windows, similar to Shellshock, may put Windows Server deployments at risk to remote code execution.