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Dropbox has now patched a security vulnerability which could give third parties access to server data without authorization.
Opinion: Comcast took a page from Snapchat's playbook to hush and downplay NullCrew FTS' successful hack on dozens of Comcast's servers — from an unpatched, easy-to-fix vulnerability dated December 2013 — which most likely exposed customer data.
The amount of data sitting with service providers such as telcos has brought about security concerns and the potential vulnerability of their operations, according to ZDNet's TechBizz Singapore panelists.
A vulnerability in a third-party application used on Drupal's servers have allowed attackers to access customer data, prompting the CMS developer to reset user passwords.
Researchers at Columbia University have said they have uncovered a major security flaw in printers that could lead to data theft, vandalism or even a risk of fire.They say that the vulnerability, which involves rogue firmware updates that reprogram the printers and take control, could affect millions of devices already installed, that there is no easy fix, and no way to tell if it's already been exploited.
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Research in Motion (RIM) has shipped a patch to cover a serious security vulnerability that could allow attackers to read files that contain only printable characters on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, including unencrypted text files.
Malicious links injected by hacker via cross-site scripting vulnerability in popular Chinese microblogging site nets over 30,000 victims but personal data not compromised, reports indicate.
This update addresses the vulnerability addressed in the Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin MS04-026. A security issue has been identified...
The Victorian government's shared services agency CenITex has appointed Dimension Data (DiData) and McAfee to provide a threat and vulnerability management (TVM) product.
The problems with security and privacy on Facebook hit a new gear today with news that a site vulnerability exposed live chat sessions and other private user data.
Microsoft says the risk is highest for IE users running Windows XP or who have disabled the browser's Protected Mode feature.
GENEVA -- The critical MS08-067 vulnerability used by the Conficker worm to build a powerful botnet continues to be a lucrative security hole for cyber criminals.During a presentation at the Virus Bulletin 2009 conference here, a trio of Microsoft researchers dissected the malware attacks linked to MS08-067 and found that criminal gangs are still exploiting the flaw to plant data-theft Trojans on vulnerable Windows machines.
The current zero-day attacks against Adobe Flash Player are not quite zero-day after all. According to new information, Adobe's security response team knew about the vulnerability since December 31, 2008 (see image below) but it was misdiagnosed as a "data loss corruption" issue.
Attackers are using rigged PowerPoint files to exploit an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft's presentation software, according to warning late Thursday from the software maker.In a pre-patch advisory, Microsoft described the attacks as "limited and targeted," the kind of language that suggests it is being used to steal data from corporate or government networks.
Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Labs' US website was hacked over the weekend exposing the company's customer database, but Kaspersky has denied data was compromised and says the vulnerability wasn't critical.
Ars Technica first reported about a vulnerability in the desktop version of Safari that could expose a user's private data to a creative hacker:Computer scientist Brian Mastenbrook has discovered a fairly serious bug in Safari's RSS feed handling that can allow a maliciously-crafted web page to access personal information without any knowledge or intervention of the user.
An article (republished by the author here) in the Autumn 2008 issue of 2600 Magazine details a pretty serious vulnerability with Apple's dashboard widgets that could allow access to data on the user's hard drive.Since we may access the system with user privileges, we may edit/remove/create files within the user's home directory (this includes such sensitive data as ~/.
All your accounting data are not belong to us. Hours after a proof of concept example detailing a XSS vulnerability at Google's account login page was posted at the XSS Project's clearing house, the company quickly took notice and fixed it.
According to a new study from researchers at Google, IBM and ETH Zurich, there are about 637 million Google users surfing the Internet with a vulnerable Web browser.Using data from Google search queries and security vulnerability aggregator Secunia, the study (HTML or PDF) found that a whopping 45 percent of Google users "were not using the most secure Web browser version on any working day from January 2007 to June 2008.
Researcher Juan Pablo Lopez Yacubian has reported another URI abuse exploit.From Security Focus:Novell GroupWise is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied data.
From Microsoft: A local attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts.
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