A week ago, Yahoo got into hot water for offering T-shirts to security researchers who discovered serious holes in its network. Yesterday, Microsoft awarded $100,000 to a vulnerability researcher with Context Information Security who found a new way to bypass Windows 8.1 security.
After announcing two-factor authentication to protect your accounts yesterday, a new vulnerability that allows hackers to change your password without answering security questions surfaced today.
Update your browsers if you’re running Internet Explorer 8, 7, or 6. Microsoft admitted that it is fixing a hole in those browser versions that may let attackers take over your computer.
The backdoor operates over SNMP, the simple network management protocol, and remains active even when SNMP is disabled.
This is a I-screwed-up post. And it’s a clear-the-air post.
A new vulnerability in Java 7 may let hackers attack Apple computers, bringing back memories of the recent Flashback trojan that may have been stealing up to $10,000 a day in ad revenue.
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Adobe warned yesterday that its Flash, Acrobat and Acrobat Reader products all have a critical vulnerability that will allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.