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  • New Java vulnerabilities remotely executable without login

    16.04.2015

    It is extremely important that enterprises urgently patch their Java Runtime Environments (JREs) and (Java Development Kits) JDKs since 14 vulnerabilities addressed in this security update are remotely exploitable over a network without authentication -- which are the most serious kind of threats.

  • Google blocks Java plugin in new Chrome by default

    15.04.2015

    Google has released Chrome 42 to the stable channel, and among the changes announced is one that will automatically block Oracle's Java plugin and other plugins that use the old NPAPI (Netscape Plugin API).

  • Large malvertising campaign linked to potentially compromised Google ad reseller

    08.04.2015

    Dutch infosec firm Fox IT has spotted a lage scale malvertising campaign that seems to originate from Bulgarian Google ad reseller EngageLab.

  • The weak links in an increasingly dynamic threat landscape

    05.08.2014

    The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report, released today at Black Hat, examines the “weak links” in organizations - outdated software, bad code, abandoned digital properties, or user errors - that contribute to the adversary’s ability to exploit vulnerabilities with methods such as DNS queries, exploit kits, amplification attacks, point-of-sale (POS) system compromise, malvertising, ransomware, infiltration of encryption protocols, social engineering and “life event” spam.

  • 49% of security pros think Java apps are vulnerable to attacks

    17.07.2014

    In a recent poll, half of the senior IT professionals polled said their Java applications are vulnerable (32%) or very vulnerable (17%) to attacks.




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Researchers track Android users by collecting accelerator readings

A group of researchers have demonstrated that Android users' movements can be tracked by simply analyzing the data provided by the devices' accelerometers and orientation sensors.


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