Earlier this month at the RSA conference, I got a chance to see a demo of Immunity's Silica, a $3600 handheld devide that can search for and join 802.11 (Wi-Fi) access points, scan other connections for open ports, and automatically launch code execution exploits from a built-in exploit platform.
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Mozilla has rolled out a major security update to fix a total of seven vulnerabilities in its flagship Firefox browser. The batch of patches apply to users of Firefox 22.214.171.124 and Firefox 126.96.36.199 (Windows, Mac, and Linux).
Firefox 188.8.131.52 as a high-priority browser
Security researchers at eEye Digital Security have found what is believed to be the first remotely exploitable vulnerability in a Microsoft Office 2007 application.
According to a published report, the recent attack against the DNS root servers was launched from a host server in Germany that controlled millions of zombie machines in South Korea
What could Cisco and Apple be up to on the security front? The two sides are not elaborating but that’s not going to stop the speculation in security circles.
Some of the biggest names in the anti-virus business -- Symantec, McAfee and CA eTrust, -- are missing from the list of vendors shipping products with the "Certified for Windows Vista" logo or the "Works with Windows Vista" logo.
It looks like Michal Zalewski is turning February into the MOFFB (month of Firefox bugs).
More than four years after Slammer started exploiting holes in Microsoft's SQL Server and Desktop Engine database products, the worm continues to squirm in machines that serve as eternal carriers for the worm.
Google has released a patch for a major security vulnerability in its powerful desktop search application.