Vulnerabilities in Adobe Font Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution

The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted file or website. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user ... Read More »

10th Mar 2015
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution

The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less ... Read More »

10th Mar 2015
Cybercriminals Encrypt Website Databases in RansomWeb Attacks

Malicious actors are encrypting website databases and holding them for ransom, Switzerland-based security firm High-Tech Bridge revealed on Wednesday. File encrypting ransomware has become highly problematic for both regular Internet users and organizations. However, researchers at High-Tech Bridge have spotted a new type of attack that threatens ... Read More »

18th Feb 2015
Microsoft Reports Massive Increase in Macros-Enabled Threats

The Microsoft Malware Protection Center says there has been a dramatic increase in threats using macros to spread malware via spam and social engineering over the last month. Macros are used for automating frequently used tasks in Office. Macro-related infections were constant and near zero daily up until Dec. 4. Infections spiked ... Read More »

18th Feb 2015
Apple Fixes Tens of Vulnerabilities in OS X, iOS, Safari, Apple TV

Security updates were released by Apple on Tuesday for OS X, iOS, Safari and Apple TV. The updates address a large number of vulnerabilities identified by the company’s internal security team and external researchers. Apple has updated OS X Yosemite to version 10.10.2. The latest release of the Mac operating system fixes a total ... Read More »

30th Jan 2015
Three OS X Vulnerabilities Disclosed by Google

The details of three high-severity vulnerabilities affecting Apple’s OS X operating system have been disclosed over the past two days by Google. Vulnerability reports containing details and proof-of-concept code were created by Ian Beer, a member of Google’s Project Zero initiative. The security holes were reported to Apple on ... Read More »

27th Jan 2015
Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

  Release date: January 13, 2015 Vulnerability identifier: APSB15-01 Priority: See table below CVE number: CVE-2015-0301, CVE-2015-0302, CVE-2015-0303, CVE-2015-0304, CVE-2015-0305, CVE-2015-0306, CVE-2015-0307, CVE-2015-0308, CVE-2015-0309 Platform: All ... Read More »

14th Jan 2015
ALERT! Wi-Fi Password Phishing Attacks Automated With New Tool

An open source piece of software made available on Sunday can be used to automate phishing attacks that target credentials for Wi-Fi networks. Many attacks against networks protected with the WPA and WPA2 security protocols involve brute forcing. The tool developed by Greek IT security engineer George Chatzisofroniou, dubbed Wifiphisher, ... Read More »

8th Jan 2015
Microsoft Warns of Malicious Macros Targeting Users in the UK and the US

Two malware pieces have been delivered to users in the UK and the US via malicious email campaigns relying on social engineering to trick users into enabling macros in their Microsoft Office programs. Macros are simple instructions designed to help users in their work with components of the Office suite by allowing them to automate repetitive ... Read More »

8th Jan 2015
SQL Injection, Other Vulnerabilities Found in InfiniteWP Admin Panel

Researchers have uncovered several vulnerabilities in the admin panel of InfiniteWP, a free application that allows WordPress website administrators to control multiple installations from a single dashboard. The client for the WordPress management platform has been downloaded more than 875,000 times from the official WordPress website, and ... Read More »

15th Dec 2014