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Windows Vulnerability Exploited In Alleged Russian

Windows Vulnerability Exploited In Alleged Russian Cyber-Espionage Attacks

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russian hackers have been exploiting a previously undetected flaw in the Microsoft Windows operating system to launch ‘zero-day’ attacks on NATO, the Ukrainian government, the European...

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2014-10-17 23:08:16

The recent Shellshock vulnerability now makes it evident that relying only on typical “dictionary based” WAFs is both dangerous and ineffective when it comes to websites security. Fireblade proposes a behavioral based approach as a more capable option. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 As was first published on Fireblade's blog: After the announcement of the recent Shellshock (CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169) vulnerability, it becomes apparent again how fragile and dangerous a typical...

2014-10-16 12:33:55

Added malware protection for any computer user. When real trouble strikes, SigFree Cerberus may be the only solution that protects you! HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The time has come for new thinking in internet security software and DayZero Systems is stepping up to the challenge. The first zero day, signature-free detection application for protection from worms is being introduced today by DayZero Systems, Inc. (http://www.dayzerosystems.com/). The new...

2014-10-09 12:32:50

Attack-Ready Web Application Security and DDoS Mitigation Platform to Guard Against Shellshock, Heartbleed and Other Attacks SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Born out of the need for a stronger Web Application Security infrastructure, Zenedge today announced a $3.5 million Series A funding round. Investors in Zenedge's $3.5 million Series A funding include serial entrepreneurs Yehuda Neuberger, Fred Sorkin and Needham & Company Chairman Andrew Malik. This round of funding...

2014-09-18 08:34:17

FRISCO, Texas and LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics and Glasswall Solutions today announced their global partnership - integrating their patented technologies to proactively eliminate the risks associated with targeted file-based cyber-attacks and automate the ability for enterprises to protect and control incoming and outgoing sensitive content at the user's device. Encryptics, a global provider of patented data protection services, has joined forces with Glasswall...

2014-09-15 12:31:49

Company's Emerging Technologies Director releases technical details to thwart Internet criminals targeting and exploiting innocent victims NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- root9B's Director of Emerging Technologies, Matt Weeks, has released technical details on a zero-day exploit in a common software application used by Internet criminals to target and exploit innocent victims. While this private release published on Weeks' blog details a technical solution for potential...

2014-08-11 12:31:42

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Epic" operation serves as the first phase in a multi-stage infection of the Turla campaign Turla, also known as Snake or Uroburos is one of the most sophisticated ongoing cyber-espionage campaigns. When the first research on Turla/Snake/Uroburos was published, it didn't answer one major question: how do victims become infected? The latest Kaspersky Lab research on this operation reveals that Epic is the initial stage...

FireEye Discovers Widespread Zero-Day Exploit In Internet Explorer
2014-04-28 07:03:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a web security firm identified and revealed a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer over the weekend, Microsoft announced that it is actively investigating the vulnerability and will take “appropriate action” once it completes that investigation. FireEye Research Labs on Saturday identified a zero-day exploit that affects IE6 through IE11 – the attack, however, only targeted IE9 through IE11. “Microsoft has assigned...

2014-04-03 08:37:33

Key findings shed light on cybercriminal services, emerging threat ecosystem and key stages for attack interception SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc., the global leader in protecting organizations from advanced cyber attacks and data theft, today released the Websense® Security Labs(TM) 2014 Threat Report, documenting the latest shift in complex attack trends, evolution in the threat ecosystem and shifting motivation of cyber-attacks. "Cybercriminals continue to evolve...

Pwn2Own competition results
2014-03-15 06:19:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online All four of the major Internet browsers were among the programs that fell victim to zero-day exploits during the HP-sponsored Pwn2Own hacking competition, various media outlets reported earlier this week. According to CNET’s Seth Rosenblatt, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Adobe’s Flash and Reader browser plug-ins were programs cracked by eight research teams participating in the...

Attack On US Veterans Website May Have Targeted Military Personnel
2014-02-14 10:34:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday security researchers identified a zero-day exploit (CVE-2014-0322) that had been served up from the US Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) website. This attack reportedly targeted American military personnel during this week’s paralyzing snowstorm at the United States Capitol. Researchers at FireEye believe that those behind this attack, which may have also been coordinated to take place in advance of the Presidents' Day...


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