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.
Earlier this month, security researcher Rafay Baloch has released a proof-of-concept exploit that takes advantage of a vulnerability in an Android Browser's security mechanism and could allow attackers to harvest confidential user data.
Even if you never had to deal personally with "Windows support" scammers, chances are someone you know did or you have heard about these type of scams.
When well-known lawyer and Stanford law lecturer Jonathan Mayer was invited to teach a course on government surveillance on Coursera, the popular online website offering free online university-level courses, he was excited.
Cyber attackers have been quick to exploit the Hearbleed OpenSSL bug, to the tune of hundreds of thousand attacks per day in the week after the public revelation of its existence, the statistics shared in the latest quarterly IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence report have shown.
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