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White hat hacker Petko D. Petkov has discovered a zero-day vulnerability in a patched version of Apple's QuickTime player for XP and Vista and has the video to prove it.
Sports Network, victim of a Chinese hacker drive-by, is back online as it recovers and revamps security following a Sunday attack.In an interview, Sports Network CEO Mickey Charles detailed some preliminary parts of its recovery plan and a few more details of the attack, which began early Sunday.
Microsoft on Tuesday released its Security Intelligence Report and found that the number of vulnerability disclosures fell 15 percent in the second half of 2007. Malware detections increased 66.
Poor SportsNetwork, a privately owned Hatboro, PA sports site. Chinese hackers brought the site down possibly thinking it was owned by CNN, which is targeted for attacks.
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.
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...