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  • United Airlines offers air miles for vulnerability information

    14.05.2015

    United Airlines has become the first airline to start a bug bounty program and instead of monetary rewards, it offers air miles: a million for remote code execution bugs, 250,000 miles for medium severity vulnerabilities (authentication bypasses, timing attacks, etc.), and 50,000 for cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgery flaws, as well as third-party issues that affect the company.

  • Flawed crypto endangers millions of smart grid devices

    11.05.2015

    The cryptography used in the Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP), one of the most widely used smart meter and smart grid device networking standards, can be easily cracked, researchers have found.

  • Millions of WordPress sites risk hijacking due to flaw in default theme

    07.05.2015

    Guess what? Unless your site is hosted by one of 11 specific web hosts, it's time to patch your WordPress installation again! Netsparker researchers have recently unearthed a vulnerability affecting one popular theme installed by default in all WordPress installations, and which can be exploited by attackers to take control of vulnerable WP sites.

  • Lenovo makes new critical security mistakes

    06.05.2015

    After the Superfish debacle earlier this year, Lenovo's security practices have once again been found lacking as researchers have discovered several vulnerabilities in the company's System Update software.

  • Year-old flaw in popular WordPress plugin still actively exploited

    06.05.2015

    Sucuri Security researchers have discovered yet another malicious campaign redirecting users to sites hosting exploits.




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