Latest Zero day attack Stories
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.
On Monday, another zero-day bug was reported in Internet Explorer with a pretty shocking statistic: 4 out of every 10 Americans are in danger of having their machines remotely accessed as a result of this zero-day flaw.
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.
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