Human rights and privacy activists and journalists are actively reviewing the data stolen in the Hacking Team breach.
Adobe has released an emergency patch for its notoriously buggy Flash Player software because attackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability that can lead to total system compromise.
Despite having paid $125,000 for information about an Address Space Layout Randomisation (ASLR) vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer, Microsoft has decided against patching it because they feel it does not affect the default configuration of IE.
Since I can first remember being interested in information security, my personal hacker heroes (and Iím using hacker positively here) were the researchers who discovered zero day software vulnerabilities and could create proof-of-concept exploits to demonstrate them.
In early spring 2015, Kaspersky Lab detected a cyber-intrusion affecting several of its internal systems.
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