With a day to go before a critical Pennsylvania Democratic primary, Barack Obama's team has been busy patching security holes.According to Netcraft, a hacker exploited security flaws in Obama's site to redirect traffic to Hillary Clinton's site.
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RSA said Monday that it discovered a new phishing technique that uses elements of a malware attack to swipe personal information.The discovery illustrates a series of attacks from the Rock Phish group, which is a gang reportedly based in Russia that has been targeting financial institutions since 2004.
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PayPal is in another stand-off with Apple over EV SSL (Extended Validation Secure Sockets Layer) certificates, but Steve Jobs & Co. may call the transaction service's bluff.
At one point, I thought that PCI certification was a great thing. Now I realize that it's not really about security at all...
Darth Vader: You underestimate the power of the Dark Side. If you will not fight, then you will meet your destiny.
A colleague of mine, Dave Wong, from Ernst & Young's Advanced Security Center in New York, pointed me to a really interesting article on targeted spear phishing attacks by John Markoff of the New York Times. Phishing has been really interesting to me lately, as I've seen a wave of discussions, black hat presentations, and technologies abound that deal with phishing and identity theft.
Mark Dowd's null pointer dereference exploit and advanced Flash ActionScript techiques proove definitively: Aliens Do Exist!
Alright, I'm just going to start out with a little background before I start, this particular research was so cool that I've been talking about it all day. Reading this whitepaper, written by Mark Dowd, was as exciting to me as watching highlights of Michael Jordan sinking that winning shot, which when you look at the replay looks like he's jump kicking Craig Ehlo right in his face.
Mozilla one Wednesday patched one flaw in Firefox in an update (2.0.
Apple plugged the winning vulnerability in the Pwn2own contest on Wednesday in a Safari update.In an update for Safari (3.