The threat, which works on both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows systems, can execute arbitrary commands, hide system activities, steal files, and capture network traffic. It’s designed in a way that allows its creators to extend its functionality by adding new modules.
Microsoft writes that the compatibility pack includes fixes for Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11.
Verify Apps, a local system that scans each app when it’s sideloaded. It’ll scan for malicious actions, like SMS abuse or malware spreading, and will warn you if it finds anything dangerous.
program codenamed Optic Nerve collected still images of Yahoo webcam chats in bulk and saved them to agency databases, regardless of whether individual users were an intelligence target or not
An attack first noted on the VFW website is spreading, say researchers at Symantec. If you must use IE9 or IE10, get patched now
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