When running under VMware Workstation, Fusion, ESX or ESXi hypervisors, old versions of Windows are vulnerable to privilege escalation.
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A new long-term study by malware research group AV-Test shows that Adobe's Reader and Flash and all versions of Java are together responsible for a total of 66 percent of the vulnerabilities in Windows systems exploited by malware.
Researchers have uncovered a database where over two million stolen login credentials are being stored. Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo accounts are in the mix.
Trustwave's SpiderLabs found a Pony Botnet Controller server holding over two million passwords and account credentials for ADP payroll, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo and more belonging to victims around the world.
An Iranian news agency says that a new worm more powerful than Stuxnet is being developed to disrupt the country's nuclear program.
This year, the general public discovered the meaning of OPSEC, from Snowden to Silk Road. But which OPSEC fail was the worst of the worst?
The news comes not long after leaked documents showed the NSA was bugging and spying EU offices around the world. But the U.S. agency can likely be ruled out as a suspect in this latest hack, following reports from German media.
Microsoft issued a security alert and is investigating a report issued by FireEye Labs warning of an MS Windows/Adobe Reader local privilege escalation zero-day in the wild.
Despite last week's US-led opposition to the United Nations' "Rights To Privacy In The Digital Age," the resolution put forward as a reaction to US surveillance activities was passed.
Hiding an antenna in a shopping cart, researchers tested the success rates of stealing sensitive customer data in near-field contactless payments - and got "consistently good results."