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Twitter Supports HTTPS Encryption to Bolster Secur

Twitter is following the lead of Facebook and Google by adding new encryption features provided by the HTTPS Internet protocol to improve security., view details

Apple.com hit in latest mass hack attack

Cupertino succumbs to Jedi server trick A hack attack that can expose users to malware exploits has infected more than 1 million webpages, at least two of which belong to Apple., view details

Exploits For Windows Shortcut Vulnerability In The

Exploits for the recently discovered Windows shortcut vulnerability are now fully out in the wild and affecting users. While earlier samples were seen in more narrowly targeted attacks, the new samples seen by Trend Micro analysts are now aimed at broader audiences and now pose a threat to users at large. Indonesia and India have been particularly hard-hit by this attack, accounting for more than 75% of the seen infections. In addition, a recent update to Microsoft’s advisory has added a, view details

SANS Raises Infocon Alert To Yellow In Light Of Ne

Security experts closely monitoring spread of new zero-day threat A zero-day flaw being used in targeted attacks against organizations worldwide -- most notably on SCADA systems -- has security experts worried that the threat could spread further. Concerns about additional attacks using the so-called "LNK", view details

Lenovo’ download site infected with botnet

Lenovo’s download site has been infected with malicious codes since Sunday’s afternoon, June 20th; so users should be careful on visiting this site. Many web pages on Lenovo’s download site are appended with an iframe which leads users to volgo-marun . cn/pek/index.php Decoding the iframe, we find many vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer have been taken advantage to launch the attack. The virus is a new variant of Bredolab Botnet with following MD5: F5A44C63F8777F544931ABC7, view details

Released: Microsoft Security Advisory (981374)

Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution Published: March 09, 2010 Microsoft is investigating new, public reports of a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7. Our investigation has shown that the latest version of the browser, Internet Explorer 8, is not affected. The main impact of the vulnerability is remote code execution. This advisory contains information about which versions of Internet Explorer are vulnerable as well as workarounds and, view details

New Internet Explorer 0-day Vulnerability and Targ

News of targeted attacks on Google, Adobe and other large companies were made public last week. The initial assumption was that the attacks were done with malicious PDF files but on Thursday Microsoft released information that the attacks were done with a new security vulnerability in Internet Explorer. This is interesting as the majority of targeted attacks are using email attachments sent to one or a few recipients at a target organization. These attachments are typically PDF, Microsoft Word,, view details

Attackers conceal exploit sites with Twitter API

Trends technique suffers hacktile dysfunction. Drive-by exploit writers have been spotted using a popular Twitter command to send web surfers to malicious sites, a technique that helps conceal the devious deed., view details

Scam hits more e-mail accounts

The scale of a phishing attack originally thought to be directed at Hotmail may be larger than previously thought. BBC News has seen a list of more than 20,000 more names and passwords that have been posted online. The list contains e-mail addresses and passwords from Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL, Gmail and others service providers. The list was published on the same website as the original list of 10,000 Hotmail login details. Some of the accounts appear to be old, unused or fake. However, BBC New, view details

Apache web server hit by hack attack

The website of the popular open source web server has been hit by hackers. Apache has confirmed it was hit using a compromised SSH key to access one of its servers, which forced the shutdown of its website and most apache.org services., view details

Apple's Snow Leopard Security Concerns

Adobe CS3 users are expressing dismay that Snow Leopard compatibility hasn't been tested while hackers tempt Mac users with malware in Snow Leopard clothing. Apple's Snow Leopard update for Mac OS X ships later this week, but compatibility and security worries have already arrived., view details

Vuln exposes eBay developer accounts

Password changes ordered eBay security officials are requiring members of its developer program to change their passwords following the discovery of a vulnerability that could allow attackers to intercept sensitive account details. "eBay has recently identified a means by which someone could gain access to eBay Developers Program account information," Kumar Kandaswamy, manager of the eBay Developers Program, wrote in an advisory posted on the auctioneer's website. "Out of an abundance of c, view details

Hacker Says iPhone 3GS Encryption Is 'Useless' for

Apple claims that hundreds of thousands of iPhones are being used by corporations and government agencies. What it won’t tell you is that the supposedly enterprise-friendly encryption included with the iPhone 3GS is so weak it can be cracked in two minutes with a few pieces of readily available freeware., view details

Firefox 3.5.1 Fixes Security Vulnerability

Mozilla has updated its Firefox browser to plug a critical security hole days after attack code for the vulnerability surfaced on the Web., view details

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