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Identity Finder Professional Edition is ideal for individuals and power users looking to protect their sensitive information on personal...

May 22, 2013 By Identity Finder

Millions of printers at risk of hacks, say researchers

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.

November 29, 2011 by


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March 28, 2012 By Application Security

No data breach in first Weibo attack

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.

June 30, 2011 by

Security Update for Exchange 5.5 (KB842436)

This update addresses the vulnerability addressed in the Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin MS04-026. A security issue has been identified...

September 6, 2007 By Microsoft

From Gimmiv to Conficker: The lucrative MS08-067 flaw

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.

September 22, 2009 by

Adobe 'zero-day' flaw is eight months old

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.

July 24, 2009 by

Attackers pounce on Microsoft PowerPoint zero-day

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.

April 2, 2009 by

Kaspersky denies leaks after SQL hack

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.

February 8, 2009 by

Workaround for Safari RSS vulnerability

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.

January 13, 2009 by

Apple dashboard widget vulnerability published

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 ~/.

December 23, 2008 by

Google fixes critical XSS vulnerability

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.

November 12, 2008 by

Study: 637 million Google users surfing with insecure browser

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.

July 1, 2008 by

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