As expected, attackers have begun exploiting the GNU Bash "Shellshock" remote code execution bug (CVE-2014-6271) to compromise systems and infect them with malware.
The Bash "shellshock" flaw (CVE-2014-6271) was discovered last week by Unix/Linux specialist Stephane Chazelas, and its existence was made public on Wednesday.
A recently discovered backdoor aimed at Mac computers is likely wielded by a long-standing APT group that has previously been known to target US defense firms and organizations, electronics and engineering companies around the world, and non-government organizations with interests in Asia, say FireEye researchers.
At the annual Worldwide Developerís Conference (WWDC) Apple announced the latest versions of OS X and iOS.
Bitdefender has released the Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool to remove adware such as Genieo that can alter usersí search results, inject ads and monitor visited web sites.