Exploit code for an "extremely critical" LinkedIn Toolbar vulnerability has been posted on the Internet, putting users at risk of PC takeover attacks.
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It turns out that Mozilla's Firefox is just as guilty Microsoft's Internet Explorer when it comes to passing dangerous data to third party applications.
Core Security Technologies, one of a handful of companies hawking penetration testing tools to businesses, is looking for a new CEO to replace Paul Paget.
Researchers at Security Evaluators have found what is believed to be the first remote code execution flaw affecting the device -- a bug that can be used to take full control of an iPhone surfing to a rigged Web site.
A member of Microsoft's Internet Explorer team says it is "very difficult" to put protections in place to block the protocol handlers attack vector exposed by the recent IE-to-Firefox code execution vulnerability.
In the interview, presented from multiple IRC conversations and edited/reordered for clarity, SecurityFocus reporter Rob Lemos peeks behind the dark curtain of exploit writing and the lucrative underground market that exists for critical software vulnerabilities.
A new version of the cross-platform browser was released today to plug a highly critical code execution bug in the way Opera integrates support for BitTorrent downloads.
Mozilla has quietly fitted a new security feature into the latest Firefox update, adding the ability for the browser to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.
Amidst unconfirmed rumors that anonymous hackers have created a worm that exploits an unpatched code execution flaw in Mac OS X (Intel), a team of researchers have come up with a way to completely disable a buggy portion of the Mac code base.