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Microsoft angered at Google’s vulnerability disclosure

Microsoft angered at Google’s vulnerability disclosure

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Data Privacy Day musings from the Infosec community

Data Privacy Day musings from the Infosec community

Today marks the ninth annual Data Privacy Day; the purpose of which is to raise public awareness and advocate data protection and privacy best practices. Over the last year we’ve seen many high profile breaches, which involved eBay, JPMorgan, and most recently Sony Pictures Entertainment – so it is very clear that now more than (…read more)

What can site admins learn from Bashbug vulnerability?

What can site admins learn from Bashbug vulnerability?

Once upon a time, life as a Linux or UNIX admin was pretty sweet, without nearly as many extended shifts or panicked phone calls in the middle of the night as poor Windows admins had to deal with.   Sadly, nothing lasts forever. With these systems coming to play such a widespread role in server (…read more)

Adobe Flash zero day detected, the first of many – Industry views

Adobe Flash zero day detected, the first of many – Industry views

The first major zero-day of 2015 has been discovered, it is actively exploiting Adobe Flash and already bundled into an exploit kit.   The flaw was discovered by researcher Kafeine, and he said that he spotted an instance of the Angler exploit kit which is sending three different “bullets” targeting Flash Player, although it is (…read more)

Facebook denies DDoS attack

Facebook denies DDoS attack

Just after 6am this morning, Facebook as well as photo sharing site Instagram suffered outages, leading to speculations of a hack. Amidst the droves that...read more

January 27, 2015

Scam of the Week

Skype users warned of “sextortionists”

Skype users warned of “sextortionists”

A woman calling herself “Cathy Wong” has befriended at least three young men on Facebook, got them to contact her via Skype and then convinced them to perform sexual acts for her via webcam.   However rather than being a friendly lady, she secretly recorded these acts and later used the clips to blackmail the (…read more)