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A zero-day flaw has been found in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 (IE8), a four year old version of their popular web browser. Security experts and Microsoft alike have pointed out this flaw which has been found to be used by Chinese hackers to target US nuclear researchers in watering-hole attacks.
Almost as if on schedule, it’s been discovered yet another Java zero-day exploit is being used to attack computers.
Not even 24 hours after Oracle released a fix for the latest in a string of Java exploits, cyber criminals are already reportedly selling a completely different zero-day Java exploit.
A vulnerability in Java that hackers have been exploiting to infect computers with malware will be patched in the near future.
Samsung Smart TVs connected to the Internet are vulnerable to exploits by remote hackers, security researchers said on Wednesday.
The group which unleashed the Hydraq or Aurora Trojan horse against Google and 34 other companies in 2009 has also been linked to attacks that have compromised systems at defense contractors, human rights organizations, and other groups.
Earlier this week, a zero-day flaw vulnerability in Java was discovered, making both Mac and Windows machines vulnerable to drive-by attacks as they surfed the web.
At the 2011 CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacker contest, Google Chrome was the one browser that challengers could not break into. Fast forward to the 2012 challenge, and Chrome was the first to fall, thanks to a team of French hackers who found a previously unknown vulnerability in the software.
Security Industry Leader Releases New Version of Retina Vulnerability Scanner with Exploit Identification and Right-click Metasploit Integration Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 eEye Digital Security, a provider of IT security and unified vulnerability management solutions, today announced that the latest release of its Retina Network Security Scanner, as well as the corresponding free version of the product, Retina Community, will both now include exploit identification and right-click...
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