Articles by 'Gotham'

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 19, Softpedia – (International) Oracle fixes 40 Java vulnerabilities with June 2013 CPU. Oracle released a critical patch update for Java, closing 40 vulnerabilities, 37 of which were remotely exploitable. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Oracle-Fixes-40-Java-Vulnerabilities-with-June-2013-CPU-361994.shtml June 19, Softpedia – (International) Government Security News and 60 other websites hacked, abused to serve malware. Zscaler researchers investigating a piece of malware discovered on a Gove... read more.

  • June 20, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 19, Softpedia – (International) Oracle fixes 40 Java vulnerabilities with June 2013 CPU. Oracle released a critical patch update for Java, closing 40 vulnerabilities, 37 of which were remotely exploitable. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Oracle-Fixes-40-Java-Vulnerabilities-with-June-2013-CPU-361994.shtml June 19, Softpedia – (International) Government Security News and 60 other websites hacked, abused to serve malware. Zscaler researchers investigating a piece of malware discovered on a Gove... read more.

  • June 20, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 18, Softpedia – (International) Study: 20% of the 50 most popular WordPress plugins are vulnerable to cyberattacks. A report by Checkmarx found that 20 per cent of the 50 most popular plugins for WordPress are vulnerable to Web attacks such as SQL injections, and that 7 out of the 10 most popular e-commerce plugins contain vulnerabilities, among other findings. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Study-20-of-the-50-Most-Popular-WordPress-Plugins-Are-Vulnerable-to-Cyberattacks-361809.shtml (Note: Wh... read more.

  • June 19, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 18, Softpedia – (International) Study: 20% of the 50 most popular WordPress plugins are vulnerable to cyberattacks. A report by Checkmarx found that 20 per cent of the 50 most popular plugins for WordPress are vulnerable to Web attacks such as SQL injections, and that 7 out of the 10 most popular e-commerce plugins contain vulnerabilities, among other findings. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Study-20-of-the-50-Most-Popular-WordPress-Plugins-Are-Vulnerable-to-Cyberattacks-361809.shtml (Note: Wh... read more.

  • June 19, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 17, Softpedia – (International) Spammers use black hat SEO to inject jailbreak scams into Google News. Researchers from F-Secure discovered a spam campaign utilizing search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to inject links to phone jailbreak scams into Google News threads related to iOS. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Spammers-Use-Black-Hat-SEO-to-Inject-Jailbreak-Scams-into-Google-News-361441.shtmlJune 15, Softpedia – (International) Trojan uses fake Adobe certificate to evade detection. Sy... read more.

  • June 18, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 17, Softpedia – (International) Spammers use black hat SEO to inject jailbreak scams into Google News. Researchers from F-Secure discovered a spam campaign utilizing search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to inject links to phone jailbreak scams into Google News threads related to iOS. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Spammers-Use-Black-Hat-SEO-to-Inject-Jailbreak-Scams-into-Google-News-361441.shtmlJune 15, Softpedia – (International) Trojan uses fake Adobe certificate to evade detection. Sy... read more.

  • June 18, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 14, Softpedia – (International) RARSTONE RAT used in targeted attacks against Asian organizations. Trend Micro researchers identified a cybercrime campaign dubbed Naikon that uses the RARSTONE remote access trojan (RAT) to take control of targets’ computers. The campaign has been seen targeting media, energy, and government organizations in Asia and spreads through spearphishing. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/RARSTONE-RAT-Used-in-Targeted-Attacks-Against-Asian-Organizations-360843.shtml Jun... read more.

  • June 17, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 14, Softpedia – (International) RARSTONE RAT used in targeted attacks against Asian organizations. Trend Micro researchers identified a cybercrime campaign dubbed Naikon that uses the RARSTONE remote access trojan (RAT) to take control of targets’ computers. The campaign has been seen targeting media, energy, and government organizations in Asia and spreads through spearphishing. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/RARSTONE-RAT-Used-in-Targeted-Attacks-Against-Asian-Organizations-360843.shtml Jun... read more.

  • June 17, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 12, Softpedia – (International) Chinese bootkit Guntior abuses Windows Help Center. Researchers at Sophos analyzed a recent version of the Guntior bootkit’s dropper and found that it utilizes a legitimate Windows executable file from Windows Help Center. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Chinese-Bootkit-Guntior-Abuses-Windows-Help-Center-360472.shtml June 12, Softpedia – (International) Open redirect vulnerability identified in Facebook. A researcher from illSecure.com revealed a low-risk open... read more.

  • June 14, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 12, Softpedia – (International) Chinese bootkit Guntior abuses Windows Help Center. Researchers at Sophos analyzed a recent version of the Guntior bootkit’s dropper and found that it utilizes a legitimate Windows executable file from Windows Help Center. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Chinese-Bootkit-Guntior-Abuses-Windows-Help-Center-360472.shtml June 12, Softpedia – (International) Open redirect vulnerability identified in Facebook. A researcher from illSecure.com revealed a low-risk open... read more.

  • June 14, 2013