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Oracle releases new Java fixes, speeds up patching cycle

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Oracle released new Java security updates on Tuesday and announced plans to accelerate the release of future Java patches following recent attacks that have infected computers with malware by exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities in Java browser plug-ins. The new updates, Java 7 Update 15 and Java 6 Update 41, address...
Oracle releases new Java fixes, speeds up patching cycle

Smart TV Exploit Means Hackers Can Watch You Watch TV

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Remember all the hubbub (now there's a word I never thought I'd use; thanks a lot, aging process) over Comcast's kind of, maybe plan to spy on subscribers through their cable box as they watch TV, fold their laundry, or engage in coitus? There was quite an outcry at the...
Smart TV Exploit Means Hackers Can Watch You Watch TV

Update: Hackers exploit new IE zero-day vulnerability

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Attackers are exploiting a "zero-day" vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer and hijacking Windows PCs that cruise to malicious or compromised websites, security experts said today....
Update: Hackers exploit new IE zero-day vulnerability

Hacker gang touts unlimited supply of zero-day bugs

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The Elderwood gang specializes in finding and exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft's IE browser and Adobe's Flash Player....
Hacker gang touts unlimited supply of zero-day bugs

Researcher digs up another zero-day Java bug

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A security researcher known for finding Java bugs has uncovered a new critical zero-day vulnerability in all currently-supported versions of the popular Oracle software....
Researcher digs up another zero-day Java bug

Microsoft Patches Critical Windows Zero-day Bug That Hackers Are Now Exploiting

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Microsoft Tuesday delivered six security updates to patch 11 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and several other products....
Microsoft Patches Critical Windows Zero-day Bug That Hackers Are Now Exploiting

Adobe confirms zero-day exploit bypasses Adobe Reader sandbox

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A recently found exploit that bypasses the sandbox anti-exploitation protection in Adobe Reader 10 and 11 is highly sophisticated and is probably part of an important cyberespionage operation, the head of the malware analysis team at antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab said. The exploit was discovered Tuesday by researchers from...
Adobe confirms zero-day exploit bypasses Adobe Reader sandbox
NSA Director blames China for a 'great deal' of military-related data theft

Hacker publishes alleged zero-day remote code execution exploit for older Plesk versions

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A hacker released what he claims is a zero-day exploit for older versions of the Parallels Plesk Panel, a popular Web hosting administration software package, that could allow attackers to inject arbitrary PHP code and execute rogue commands on Web servers....
Hacker publishes alleged zero-day remote code execution exploit for older Plesk versions

Apple Building 2TB Solid State Drives for Next Mac Pro Release?

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Apple may be developing a two terabyte solid state drive for inclusion in the next Mac Pro according to an unconfirmed report by Bright Side Of News. Apple has said a new Mac Pro should arrive sometime in 2013, though it's unknown exactly when Intel's new processors will arrive, leaving...
Apple Building 2TB Solid State Drives for Next Mac Pro Release?

Warning: Java Zero Day Flaw Under Attack

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Attackers have developed an exploit for a zero-day vulnerability in Oracle's Java, and security experts are concerned that widespread attacks are imminent....
Warning: Java Zero Day Flaw Under Attack

Microsoft releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

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Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8, which was used by hackers in a prominent attack against the U.S. Department of Labor's website.The problem is particularly dangerous since it can allow an attacker to install malware merely by visiting a tampered web...
Microsoft releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

Attack code for Firefox zero-day goes wild, says researcher

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Black hats, take note A Russian security researcher on Thursday said he has released attack code that exploits a critical vulnerability in the latest version of Mozilla's Firefox browser.…Offloading malware protection to the cloud...
Attack code for Firefox zero-day goes wild, says researcher

Boot up: Amazon's music cloud, RIM looks to Microsoft, jetpack avoidance and more

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Plus make your own karaoke!, how impressive are iPhone 5 sales really?, the zero-day business and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamAmazon Cloud Player launches in parts of Europe >> Fast CompanyCloud Player, Amazon's music storage system, has made...
Boot up: Amazon's music cloud, RIM looks to Microsoft, jetpack avoidance and more

Latest IE attack brought by same gang that hacked Google

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Enlarge / Identical typos in three separate zero-day attacks are one indication they were carried out by the same hacker gang, dubbed Elderwood. Symantec Active attacks targeting a critical vulnerability in older versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser have been carried out by an experienced gang of hackers. And...
Latest IE attack brought by same gang that hacked Google
New zero-day exploits in industrial software channel the ghost of Microsoft Bob

New Internet Explorer Security Bug Could Affect Millions

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Microsoft said it was investigating a new zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer that could affect millions of users, running the latest versions of Internet Explorer on Microsoft's most popular operating systems. Specifically, Microsoft warned that the bug could affect users running Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 9, using the...
New Internet Explorer Security Bug Could Affect Millions

Adobe releases emergency patch for Windows and OS X systems

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Adobe recently released an emergency update for Flash Player on all platforms after two zero-day bugs were discovered in the wild targeting Windows and Mac OS X computers. The vulnerabilities allowed hackers to hijack both Windows PCs and Macs. Adobe recommends all users to update their systems as soon...
Adobe releases emergency patch for Windows and OS X systems

Juniper: Mobile Malware Increased 155% in 2011

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Malware permeated the mobile ecosystem in 2011. The issue is not going away either. Smartphones have an unprecedented amount of personal data that malicious hackers are drooling to obtain. Everyday they are coming up with more sophisticated attacks and scheming ways on how to infiltrate that data trove in your...
Juniper: Mobile Malware Increased 155% in 2011

Antivirus startup linked to infamous Chinese hacker

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Anvisoft, a Chinese antivirus startup, has been linked to an infamous hacker suspected of developing sophisticated malware used to siphon sensitive information from Defense Department contractors in 2006. Through some high-tech sleuthing on the Web, Brian Krebs, author of the KrebsonSecurity blog, found Anvisoft-connected IP addresses connected Anvisoft to...
Antivirus startup linked to infamous Chinese hacker
Hide your kids, hide your BTC: Bitcoin-stealing malware emerges

...And Facebook Got Hacked, Too

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Seems you can't turn around without hearing of another big company having its shirt pulled over its head by hackers. The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal both got exploited by Chinese hackers recently, and a Michigan television station put out a zombie-related Emergency Alert message in a clever, though...
...And Facebook Got Hacked, Too
Microsoft offers fix for exploit that could hijack PCs running old versions of IE

Oracle releases new Java fixes, speeds up patching cycle

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Oracle released new Java security updates on Tuesday and announced plans to accelerate the release of future Java patches following recent attacks that have infected computers with malware by exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities in Java browser plug-ins....
Oracle releases new Java fixes, speeds up patching cycle
After so many hacks, why won't Java just go away?

Oracle releases Java fix, but security concerns remain

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Oracle released Java 7 update 11 (Java 7u11) on Sunday following a warning from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) advising users to disable the software due to a serious and previously unknown security vulnerability. Even with the available fix, CERT, part of the Department of Homeland Security,...
Oracle releases Java fix, but security concerns remain

Charlie Miller to reveal 20 zero day security holes in Mac OS X

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Charlie Miller to reveal 20 zero day security holes in Mac OS X

Oracle knew about zero-day Java vulnerabilities for months, researcher says

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Oracle knew since April about the existence of the two unpatched Java 7 vulnerabilities that are currently being exploited in malware attacks, according to Adam Gowdiak, the founder and CEO of Polish security firm Security Explorations....
Oracle knew about zero-day Java vulnerabilities for months, researcher says

Microsoft Patches Critical Drive-by IE9 Bug, Windows Zero-day

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Microsoft today patched 16 vulnerabilities, including one in Windows that's been exploited for weeks and two in Internet Explorer 9 (IE9)....
Microsoft Patches Critical Drive-by IE9 Bug, Windows Zero-day
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