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  • Researcher publishes JavaScript DoS tool

    18.12.2014

    Trigger-happy attackers looking for additional ways to bring websites to their knees by means of a DoS attack have been given another tool that can aid in their efforts: FlashFlood.

  • 30+ bugs found in Google App Engine

    08.12.2014

    Adam Gowdiak, CEO of Polish firm Security Explorations, has announced that his team of researchers have discovered over 30 serious security issues in the Java security sandbox of the Google App Engine (GAE), Google's popular PaaS cloud computing platform for developing and hosting web applications.

  • Software security in a market for lemons

    08.12.2014

    There is little doubt that itís difficult to develop secure software.

  • Firefox 34 comes with critical security updates

    03.12.2014

    Firefox 34 includes eight security updates, three of which are Critical, three High and two moderate.

  • VPN providers urged to update OpenVPN due to critical DoS bug

    02.12.2014

    The OpenVPN Project has issued a new version of its popular open source software of the same name and is urging users to implement it, as it solves a critical denial of service security vulnerability (CVE-2014-8104).




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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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