OpenSSL vulnerabilities discovered in a number of Siemens industrial control systems are being exploited in the wild. The company has updates available for some, but not all, of the affected products.
There's a new kid on the crypto ransomware block, known as Critroni, that's been sold in underground forums for the last month or so and is now being dropped by the Angler exploit kit. The ransomware includes a number of unusual features and researchers say it's the first crypto ransomware seen using the Tor network for command and control.
Apple quietly began encrypting virtually all of the email flowing in and out of its servers for its iCloud.com, mac.com and me.com domains, a move that throws up an important roadblock for attackers and others attempting to snoop on those transmissions.
The latest update to Chrome on Android fixes two bugs, including a critical flaw in the browser that could have let an attacker trick a user into visiting a malicious site.
Cisco patched a critical remote code execution bug in its Cisco Wireless Residential Gateway product.
There are five vulnerabilities fixed in the latest release of the Apache Web server, including a buffer overflow and several denial-of-service vulnerabilities. Fixes for these flaws have landed in the developer release of the server, 2.4.10-dev. The buffer overflow vulnerability is rated moderate by the Apache Software Foundation, but it could be used for remote code […]
An easily available and stout defense against cross-site scripting - content security policy - is sparsely deployed because it is not compatible with most websites.
A paper published by Microsoft and researchers at Carleton University declare password re-use and weak credentials have their place for users managing multiple accounts.
OpenVPN is advising users of its Desktop Client to upgrade as soon as possible to avoid attacks against a CSRF vulnerability that can allow remote code execution. The vulnerability lies in a product that the company no longer supports and considers obsolete. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability if a user running a vulnerable version visits […]
Although the average size of a given DDoS attack is going down, the number of attacks at the upper end of the scale is increasing, with researchers at Arbor Networks reporting more than 100 attacks of 100 Gbps in the first half of this year. In order for a DDoS attack to be effective, bad […]
The OpenBSD project patched a vulnerability in the LibreSSL random number generator; both sides of the issue concede the test program used to trigger the flaw was either unusual or unrealistic.
A critical vulnerability was reported in the random number generator in LibreSSL, a fork of OpenSSL. LibreSSL preview versions were released this weekend.
The new SSL Black List is a public list of certificates associated with a variety of malicious operations, including botnets, malware campaigns and banking Trojans.
Google will soon change the way it displays malware and phishing warnings in its Chrome browser to give users a better idea of the risk and to help them make a decision.
Researchers have spotted a new banking Trojan advertised for sale on Russian forums. Kronos promises features that help it evade detection and analysis, such as a Ring3 rootkit.