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  • The weak links in an increasingly dynamic threat landscape

    05.08.2014

    The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report, released today at Black Hat, examines the “weak links” in organizations - outdated software, bad code, abandoned digital properties, or user errors - that contribute to the adversary’s ability to exploit vulnerabilities with methods such as DNS queries, exploit kits, amplification attacks, point-of-sale (POS) system compromise, malvertising, ransomware, infiltration of encryption protocols, social engineering and “life event” spam.

  • 49% of security pros think Java apps are vulnerable to attacks

    17.07.2014

    In a recent poll, half of the senior IT professionals polled said their Java applications are vulnerable (32%) or very vulnerable (17%) to attacks.

  • Oracle delivers 113 updates

    16.07.2014

    Oracle's Quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) is never a minor event.

  • Java program to reverse Android ransomware damage

    17.06.2014

    University of Sussex student Simon Bell has reverse-engineered the Android Simplocker (Simplelocker) ransomware, and has created a Java program that can be converted into an Android app to decrypt the files encrypted by the malware.

  • Details for 30 Oracle Java Cloud Service flaws revealed

    03.04.2014

    Polish security start-up Security Explorations has publicly released technical details and Proof-of-Concept code for 30 security vulnerabilities they found in Oracle Java Cloud Service, which allows customers to deploy their Java applications on WebLogic server clusters.




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Windows 0-day exploited in ongoing attacks, temporary workarounds offered

Posted on 22 October 2014.  |  A new Windows zero-day vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with embedded OLE objects.


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