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New Version of Destover Malware Signed by Stolen Sony Certificate

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 15:49
Researchers have discovered a new version of the Destover malware that was used in the recent Sony Pictures Entertainment breaches, and in an ironic twist, the sample is signed by a legitimate certificate stolen from Sony. The new sample is essentially identical to an earlier version of Destover that was not signed. Destover has been used […]

IE, Schannel Bulletins Re-Released With Patch Tuesday Updates

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 15:16
Microsoft released seven security bulletins, three of them rated critical, as part of its December 2014 Patch Tuesday updates. It also re-released November updates for IE and SChannel

Yik Yak Patches Privacy Vulnerability in iOS App

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 15:13
Yik Yak, an application that allows users to share purportedly anonymous status updates with others near them, has fixed a critical privacy vulnerability in the iOS version of its app.

Adobe Patches Flash Player Vulnerability Under Attack

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 13:17
Adobe released security updates for Flash Player, Reader, Acrobat and ColdFusion. The Flash vulnerability is being exploited in the wild, Adobe said.

Linux Modules Connected to Turla APT Discovered

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:26
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have found two Linux modules connected to the Turla APT campaigns.

Researchers Say POODLE Attack Affects Some TLS Implementations

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:20
The POODLE attack against SSLv3 that researchers from Google revealed earlier this year also affects some implementations of TLS and vendors now are scrambling to release patches for gear affected by the vulnerability. Soon after the POODLE attack was disclosed in October, researchers began looking into whether it might affect protocols other than SSLv3. It quickly […]

VMware Patches XSS, Certificate Validation Issues

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 16:08
VMware released patches late last week to fix several vulnerabilities, including a cross-site scripting issue, in one of its server virtualization platforms.

FISC Approves 90-Day Extension of Section 215 Surveillance Authority

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 15:44
The secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has authorized a 90-day extension to the Section 215 bulk telephone collection program used by the National Security Agency, giving the agency through the end of February to run the program in the absence of legislation establishing a new authority.

Several Vulnerabilities Found in Google App Engine

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:41
A group of security researchers in Poland say they have discovered a long list of vulnerabilities in the Google App Engine, some of which enable an attacker to escape the Java sandbox.