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  • US-CERT: Disable Java in browsers because of exploit

    Internet users should consider disabling Java in their browsers because of an exploit that can allow remote attackers to execute code on a vulnerable system, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) recommended late Thursday.

    Written by Grant Gross11 Jan. 13 18:13
  • Google, Microsoft and Yahoo fix serious email weakness

    Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have remedied a cryptographic weakness in their email systems that could allow an attacker to create a spoofed message that passes a mathematical security verification.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk25 Oct. 12 03:30
  • Two zero-day vulnerabilities found in Flash Player

    Two newly discovered vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player can be exploited to execute arbitrary code remotely, according to <a href="http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-4694">advisories</a> from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) and various security research companies.

    Written by Lucian Constantin10 Dec. 11 04:05
  • Epsilon helps mug you at home

    It is one thing to be out on the street and randomly mugged, but quite another to have someone follow you home, trick you into letting them into your house, and then being robbed in your own living room.

    Written by Mark Gibbs09 April 11 00:49