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A serious vulnerability in both the OAuth and OpenID protocols could lead to complications for those who use the services to login to websites like Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Microsoft, PayPal among many others.
The maintainers of PHP have released two new versions of the scripting language that fix a number of bugs, including a pair of vulnerabilities related to OpenSSL.
Adobe is calling out a number of security enhancements built into ColdFusion 11, including new OWASP tools, profile controls and crypto upgrades to existing APIs.
Yahoo, one of the first large Web companies to recognize the Do Not Track header from browsers on its properties, has now backtracked and said it will no longer support DNT.
Apple patched a potentially serious hole in its Developer Center that could have given anyone unfettered access to personal contact information for Apple employees and partners.
Google announced it will no longer allow ads to be displayed in the accounts of Apps for Education users nor will it scan those accounts for advertising purposes.
Microsoft released an out-of-band emergency security update for a zero day in Internet Explorer. The patch is available to unsupported Windows XP machines as well.
Facebook announced new authentication changes yesterday, including Anonymous Login which gives users the option of using an application without sharing personal data stored with Facebook.
There’s a remotely exploitable vulnerability in several versions of the Google Search Appliance that could allow an unauthenticated attacker to execute a cross-site scripting attack and run a script in the context of the user’s browser. The Google Search Appliance is an enterprise product that enables users to search for content from a wide variety […]
Bug bounties once were restricted mainly to large software companies such as Mozilla and Google. But the success of these programs has led many other infrastructure and product companies, including Yahoo, Facebook, Barracuda, PayPal and even Microsoft, to launch their own reward systems. Now, the phenomenon has spread to individual developers. Looking at the list […]
DNS provider UltraDNS has been under a DDoS attack for much of the day.
Researchers used crash reports sent via Windows Error Reporting to uncover two components likely being exploited by the latest Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability.
Target is accelerating plans to move to a full chip-and-pin system for its branded credit and debit cards.
The devices that control traffic lights and electronic signs in many cities are vulnerable to a number of attacks, can be exploited quite easily and used to spread malware from device to device.
Mozilla yesterday released the substantially redesigned version 29 of its Firefox browser, including fixes for a number of critical and highly rated security vulnerabilities.
A recent VoIP phishing campaign has been netting the payment card information of up to 250 Americans per day.
A proposed bill would promote public-private information sharing by protecting private entities seeking to share cyber threat information with the government.
NTP amplification attacks account for the majority of DDoS attacks that exceed 100 Gbps, according to Arbor Networks.
The White House wants you to know that it did not know about the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability before you did. The White House also wants you to know that administration officials don’t think stockpiling zero days isn’t necessarily good for national security. That’s all well and good, except that it mostly doesn’t matter.
Facebook security researchers discovered a new variant of the Sefnit click-fraud malware. Unlike previous versions that used Tor for communication, this one uses SSH over port 443.