Items Tagged with "Vulnerabilities"


Evil Software Development

July 29, 2010 Added by:Dr. Steve Belovich

There are no universal software quality, reliability and safety standards. This is in sharp contrast to consumer products where safety standards and testing laboratories are in abundance. Software development and purchasing remains very much caveat emptor...

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Hackers Lurking in Hotel Networks

March 17, 2010 Added by:Mark Smail

Many frequent business travelers spend almost as many nights sleeping in hotels as they do in their own beds. The need to stay productive when you’re on the road means that travelers must rely on whatever means available to stay connected, even if it’s an unprotected hotel wireless network.  

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Fiserv to Banks: Stay on Outdated Adobe Reader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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Reacting to Security Vulnerabilities

December 10, 2009 from:

Last month, researchers found a security flaw in the SSL protocol, which is used to protect sensitive web data. The protocol is used for online commerce, webmail, and social networking sites. Basically, hackers could hijack an SSL session and execute commands without the knowledge of either the client or the server. The list of affected products is enormous.

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