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Cooling Down the Firesheep

November 06, 2010 from: Mozilla Security Blog

There have been a number of reports about a new Firesheep tool that exposes a weakness in website security, letting attackers snoop on people using public networks, steal their cookies, access their accounts and pose as them on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. While the developers chose to use the Firefox add-on API, the tool could have just as easily been written and distributed as a stand-alo...

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Fiserv to Banks: Stay on Outdated Adobe Reader

March 08, 2010 from: Office of Inadequate Security

Brian Krebs reveals that Fiserv, a “Fortune 500 company that provides bank transaction processing services and software to more than 16,000 clients worldwide,” is urging customers not to use the most updated version of Adobe Reader.

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Fool Disclosure Woes

December 15, 2009 from: AEON Security Blog

Every so often we come up with some crafty methods to research security threats, theories and vulnerabilities and yet many times we’re left lingering with the feeling of guilt by not disclosing security holes. I believe it this is a feeling shared by many ethical security researchers: “To disclose or not to disclose…”

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