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  • Password management done right

    06.05.2014

    David Sancho, senior threat researcher with Trend Micro, has recently written a short but good post in which he pointed out the reasons why despite their inherent insecurity, passwords are here to stay.

  • Windows flaw allows access to data after accounts are revoked

    06.05.2014

    A disabled account in Windows' network does not take effect immediately, according to Aorato.

  • Researchers debunk severity of OAuth "Covert Redirect" bug

    05.05.2014

    Late last week, a Ph.D. student at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore made the information security world pause for a moment by claiming that he had found a "serious" OAuth 2.0 and OpenID security flaw that could be attackers to obtain sensitive information from both providers and clients.

  • Passwords: Real-world issues, tips and alternatives

    25.04.2014

    Per Thorsheim is an independent information security adviser based in Norway.

  • Heartbleed attacker hijacked VPN active user sessions

    22.04.2014

    As the number of the most popular websites that still haven't patched their servers against the Heartbleed exploit continues to diminish (go here for an up-to-date list of those that are still vulnerable), researchers from cybersecurity firm Mandiant have reported that have identified successful attacks in the wild by targeted threat actors exploiting the Heartbleed bug.




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Android Fake ID bug allows malware to impersonate trusted apps

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Bluebox Security researchers unearthed a critical Android vulnerability which can be used by malicious applications to impersonate specially recognized trusted apps - and get all the privileges they have - without the user being none the wiser.


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