In today's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft will be releasing a wide variety of patches, and among them will be one for a zero-day vulnerability that has been used in a cyber-espionage campaign targeting NATO, the European Union, Ukrainian and Polish government organizations, and European companies in the telecommunications and energy sectors.
An unnamed security researcher says that Cyanogenmod, the popular Android-based mobile OS, sports a zero-day vulnerability that can be misused to target users with Man-in-the-Middle attacks.
In a eclectic keynote delivered to the Black Hat conference audience, Dan Geer, CISO at In-Q-Tel, made known his thoughts on and ideas about a number of things: from Internet voting to vulnerability finding, from net neutrality to the right to be forgotten.
Symantec has issued updates for its Endpoint Protection solution that fix the zero-day escalation of privilege vulnerability recently discovered by Offensive Security researchers.
While testing of the systems and networks of a financial services company, a team of penetration testers from Offensive Security have unearthed a number of vulnerabilities, including three privilege escalation zero-day bugs affecting Symantec Endpoint Protection, the firm's security software of choice.
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