The recent release of a Metasploit module that allows attackers to remotely access ("get shell") on most Android-running devices has again raised a very good question: "How can we force carriers and sellers to deliver security updates to users in a timely manner?" The bug is in Android's WebView programming interface.
Evernote users are being actively targeted with an email spam campaign that tries to trick them into following a malicious link.
There are a few new rules for this years' edition of the Pwn2Own hacking contest and a huge new prize for an "Exploit Unicorn worthy of myth and legend" - $150,000 for a system-level code execution on Windows 8.1 x64 on Internet Explorer 11 x64 with EMET bypass.
The official website of well-known toy maker Hasbro has been compromised and found serving malware to unsuspecting visitors on a number of occasions during the last few weeks.
Google has, once again, called security researchers to participate in its annual Pwnium contest scheduled to be held at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver in mid-March.