A serious flaw has been found in the SSL code used in the Apple operating systems. All users of Apple products, including iPhone, iPad, and Macintosh, should use Software Update immediately. You can test if you are vulnerable at https://gotofail.com/
The vulnerability is not in YouTube as such, but the ad-network seems to be the culprit in this case. We’re working with google security team to get to the bottom of this
Indication is that this flaw is easily exploitable, so this update should be applied as soon as practical. Apple has also indicated that this flaw also appears in OS X and that a patch is “coming soon”.
Adobe has released a patch to fix a critical vulnerability Flash Player that is being actively exploited. All users of Flash should patch immediately. Google Chrome patches automatically.
The names, Social Security numbers, and birth dates of 309,079 individuals affiliated with school’s College Park and Shady Grove campuses who were issued a university identification card since 1998
Microsoft on Wednesday issued a stopgap defense that protects Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) and IE10 against ongoing attacks until the company issues a patch, probably in three weeks.
The pro-Assad hackers claimed credit for the hack on the magazine’s official Twitter account, and also published a screenshot of the WordPress admin console used by Forbes to run its online blogs.
The exploit targets IE 10 with Adobe Flash. It aborts exploitation if the user is browsing with a different version of IE or has installed Microsoft’s Experience Mitigation Toolkit (EMET). So installing EMET or updating to IE 11 prevents this exploit from functioning.
What makes “The Mask” special is the complexity of the toolset used by the attackers. This includes an extremely sophisticated malware, a rootkit, a bootkit, 32- and 64-bit Windows versions, Mac OS X and Linux versions and possibly versions for Android and iPad/iPhone (Apple iOS).
Call it Adware, Malware, Spyware, Crapware, it’s simply unwanted. Every non-technical relative I’ve ever talked to has toolbars they apparently can’t see, apps running in the background, browser home pages set to Russian Google clones, and they have no idea how it got that way.