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  • Android browser SOP bypass bug: Who's affected, and what to do?

    07.10.2014

    A security researcher has recently discovered not just one but two vulnerabilities in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) browser that could allow attackers to bypass the software's Same-Origin Policy (SOP) security control and get their hands on users' confidential data and session cookies.

  • Hackers exploit Shellshock bug, compromise Yahoo, WinZip servers

    06.10.2014

    A group of hackers has successfully leveraged the recently discovered Bash Shellshock vulnerability to compromise a number of servers belonging to Yahoo, Lycos and Winzip, and are using them to probe for other potential victims.

  • Xen bug behind Amazon, Rackspace cloud servers reboot revealed

    03.10.2014

    Last week, several of the largest public and private cloud providers such as Amazon and Rackspace have rebooted some of their servers after notifying users of the move and that they will experience minimal downtime.

  • Researchers test EMET 5 protections, find them wanting

    02.10.2014

    Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) has once again failed to stop an attack mounted by researchers working with Offensive Security, the company behind Kali Linux.

  • Unpatched systems and apps on the rise

    02.10.2014

    As the number of software vulnerabilities increases, and people connect across personal and corporate devices using a multitude of different platforms each day, time and time again, patch management has proven to be one of the most effective practice users can take in securing their PCs.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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