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AT&T is warning consumers about a data breach involving an insider who illegally accessed the personal information of an unspecified number of users.
A weakness in Windows, similar to Shellshock, may put Windows Server deployments at risk to remote code execution.
A securities filing on Thursday revealed that up to 76 million households and seven million small businesses, far more than initially thought, were implicated in the cyber attack that hit JPMorgan Chase over the summer.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about the Bash Shellshock bug nightmare and the BadUSB code release.
Google is removing a feature that allowed administrator to require their users to employ a search option that removes explicit content from search results. The decision is tied to the fact that the option required the use of an unsecured connection to Google, something that the company said allowed it to become a target for […]
Researcher Michal Zalewski published details on two recently discovered Shellshock vulnerabilities in Bash.
A number of cloud service providers like Amazon Web Services and Rackspace had to shut some systems down over the weekend to address a critical Xen security vulnerability.
Two researchers published attack code exploiting weaknesses in USB similar to the BadUSB research presented at this year's Black Hat conference.
There is another same-origin policy bypass vulnerability in the Android browser in versions prior to 4.4 that allows an attacker to steal data from a user's browser.
A security update for the Joomla content management system was pulled and re-issued after problems with the first set of patches for a remote file inclusion and denial of service vulnerability were discovered.
VMware issued a progress report on fixes for four different types of products as they relate to the Bash vulnerability.
An iOS espionage Trojan has been discovered spying on jailbroken Apple devices, primarily used against pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong.
There's a remotely exploitable directory traversal vulnerability in more than 20 individual products from Schneider Electric that can enable an attacker to gain control of an affected machine.
DARPA is working on a new kind of software that is provably secure for specific properties.
Google is again increasing the amount of money it offers to researchers who report vulnerabilities in Chrome as part of the company's bug bounty program.
OpenVPN was found to be vulnerable to the Shellshock vulnerability in Bash as well. Fredrik Stromberg of Mullvad said the vulnerability is dangerous because it's pre-authentication in OpenVPN.
Researchers have discovered a variant of the CryptoWall ransomware that has a valid digital signature and is being distributed through malicious ads on several top-ranked Alexa Web sites. CryptoWall is one of the more successful ransomware strains in recent memory, with researchers estimating last month that the malware had grossed more than $1 million for […]
Apple released its patch for the Bash vulnerability, repairing versions of OS X vulnerable to Shellshock exploits.
Researcher Ryan Dewhurst released the WPScan Vulnerability Database, a database housing security vulnerabilities in WordPress core code, plug-ins and themes. It's available for pen-testers, WordPress administrators and developers.
All versions of an HTML editor used in several Microsoft properties, including ASP.NET, suffer from a high-risk cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.