Latest Zero day attack Stories
Almost as if on schedule, it’s been discovered yet another Java zero-day exploit is being used to attack computers.
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Oracle recently released a “fix” for Java 11’s headline-bursting security hole. Now, TrendLabs says they’ve discovered malware disguised as this fix, likely opening up even more people to zero-day exploits.
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.
Microsoft is now investigating reports that Internet Explorer versions 6, 7 and 8 are leaving the computers which run them vulnerable to zero-day attacks.
Every cloud may have a silver lining the saying goes, but there will likely be no such silver lining for the future of cloud computing, which tops the list of serious computer security threats for 2013.
Now that Windows 8 has spent a few weeks out in the world as a final, finished product, researchers are beginning to report on its security measures while Microsoft prepares to release the OS’s very first security patch.
In what’s becoming a bit of a broken record of a story, researchers have found yet another flaw in Java which allows hackers to completely bypass security measures built in to the software.
Earlier this week, it was discovered that 4 of every 10 Americans were vulnerable to a dangerous zero-day exploit found in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.
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