Criminals Use Jackpotting Attack

Microsoft Fixes 54 Vulnerabilities on July’s Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixed 54 vulnerabilities across its products July 10 as part of its monthly patch cycle. Seventeen of those flaws are rated critical and three of them have been publicly disclosed before ...
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Cisco Patches Critical Flaws in Switch and Firewall OS

Cisco Patches Critical Flaws in Switch and Firewall OS

Cisco Systems patched another series of critical flaws this week, this time in its FXOS and NX-OS operating systems, which are used by switches, firewalls, security appliances and unified computing systems. The ...
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DDoS Defense or Devastation

Police Shut Down Largest DDoS-for-Hire Marketplace

A large marketplace that allowed users to rent distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) infrastructure from hackers has been shut down following a global law enforcement operation led by police agencies from the Netherlands and ...
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Yet Another WordPress Extension Changes Owner and Gets Backdoored

Yet Another WordPress Extension Changes Owner and Gets Backdoored

A WordPress plug-in called Captcha with more than 300,000 active installations contained a backdoor that allowed its maintainer to gain unauthorized administrative access to other people’s websites. The plug-in was apparently backdoored ...
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Oracle Patches Critical Vulnerabilities in PeopleSoft Applications

Oracle Patches Critical Vulnerabilities in PeopleSoft Applications

Oracle has released out-of-band security patches for a component used by multiple ERP applications from its PeopleSoft suite. The updates fix five vulnerabilities, including two critical ones that can be exploited to ...
Adobe Releases Critical Security Patches for 9 Products

Adobe Releases Critical Security Patches for 9 Products

Adobe Systems has released security patches for nine of its products to fix 86 vulnerabilities, the majority of which are rated as critical and important. In addition to Flash Player, Reader and ...