At Black Hat in Amsterdam we caught up with Michael Thumann, CSO of ERNW. In this video he discusses Second Life hacking. Beyond being an online game Second Life is a growing marketplace for big companies where lot of money is made. Living and acting in a virtual world gives the people the opportunity to do things they would never do in real life. Therefore it is not surprising that Second Life has increasingly attracted real world hackers.
His presentation from Black Hat can be downloaded here.
A critical vulnerability has been found in the latest version of WinRAR, the popular file archiver and compressor utility for Windows, and can be exploited by remote attackers to compromise a machine on which the software is installed.