Internet Security

Krebs On Security

Adobe, Microsoft and Oracle today each issued security updates to fix serious vulnerabilities in their products. Adobe released patches for AIR, Acrobat, Flash and Reader, while Microsoft pushed out fixes to shore up at least a half dozen security weaknesses in Windows and Office. Oracle released an update for Java that fixes at least three dozen security holes in the widely-used program.

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/01/security-updates-for-windows-flash-reader/

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Styx

by certifiedbug on July 19, 2013

in Internet Security

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http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/07/styx-exploit-pack-domo-arigato-pc-roboto/

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/07/styx-crypt-makers-push-ddos-anti-antivirus-services/

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The H (Heise) is closing down

by certifiedbug on July 19, 2013

in Internet Security

The Final H Roundup

As The H closes its doors, we decided to have a look at some of the most popular articles and news items from the four and a half years since The H came into existence. The range is wide, from security alerts and skilled cracking, to interviews with open source luminaries and historical views of projects, from the latest news from the open source front to the potential future opened up by many projects. Here, for your final delectation, are the finest ten stories and features from The H.

http://www.h-online.com/features/The-Final-H-Roundup-1919816.html

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Bits from Bill
February 02, 2013
Updating your Twitter Password Isn’t Enough

Today, the public news report is that information from approximately 250,000 Twitter accounts was stolen. Twitter has taken action but I recommend you do more than just change your password. Even if you don’t use Twitter this attack may still affect you.

Continued reading: http://billpstudios.blogspot.com/2013/02/updating-your-twitter-password-isnt.html

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Another Java zero-day claimed

January 16, 2013

KrebsonSecurity Less than 24 hours after Oracle patched a dangerous security hole in its Java software that was being used to seize control over Windows PCs, miscreants in the Underweb were already selling an exploit for a different and apparently still-unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Java, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/01/new-java-exploit-fetches-5000-per-buyer/ http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/01/17/yet-another-java-zero-day-claimed-but-this-time-youre-laughing-right/

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Critical Security Fix for Java released

January 14, 2013

Release Notes: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/7u11-relnotes-1896856.html If you have disabled Java in the Java Control Panel, you will need to manually re-enable it after installing this release. You can find the check box in the Security tab of the Java Control Panel. If you have previously disabled Java Plugin in the browser, you will need to manually re-enable […]

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Zero-Day Java Exploit

January 10, 2013

AlienVault Labs: New year, new Java zeroday! Earlier this morning @Kafeine alerted us about a new Java zeroday being exploited in the wild. With the files we were able to obtain we reproduced the exploit in a fully patched new installation of Java. As you can see below we tricked the malicious Java applet to […]

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Edelman-Google’s AdWords API Restrictions

January 8, 2013

benedelman.org/news January 7, 2013 The Right Remedies for Google’s AdWords API Restrictions Last week the FTC closed its 21-month investigation of Google after Google made several small concessions, among them dropping certain restrictions on use of Google’s AdWords API — rules that previously limited how advertisers and tool-makers may copy advertisers’ own data from Google’s […]

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Edelman & Brandi-Commission Junction and LinkShare affiliate

January 4, 2013

Benjamin Edelman and Wesley Brandi Our automation continuously scours the web for rogue affiliates. In our query tool, we provide a basic sense of how much we’ve found. We have also written up scores of sample rogue affiliates, but the holiday season provides an impetus for more: Thanks to high online spending, affiliate fraud at […]

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Dancho Danchev’s Most Popular Posts for 2012

January 3, 2013

Dancho Danchev http://www.blogger.com/profile/09989733095447891258 The time has come to reflect on this year’s most popular posts, and emphasize on the key points about what made them special. http://ddanchev.blogspot.com/2012/12/dancho-danchevs-blog-most-popular-posts.html

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