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Attackers Embracing Steganography to Hide Communication Encouraged by patterns carried out on a larger scale recently, researchers believe digital steganography has arrived as a legitimate way to hide communication.
Chimera Ransomware Operation Shut Down Researchers believe the Chimera ransomware operation has been shut down, and that it never could live up to its promise of publishing victims’ data online.
Adobe Pushes Hotfix for ColdFusion Adobe patched vulnerabilities in ColdFusion, LiveCycle Data Services and Premiere Clip for iOS.
November Patch Tuesday Brings 12 Bulletins, Four Critical Microsoft pushed out 12 bulletins as part of November's Patch Tuesday, including four critical updates, all of which can lead to remote code execution.

Latest News

Lenovo Patches Vulnerabilities in System Update Service

Lenovo has patched two serious vulnerabilities in Lenovo System Update that can allow hackers elevate privileges and guess admin passwords.

Nuclear Exploit Kit Spreading Cryptowall 4.0 Ransomware

An attacker working off domains belonging to Chinese registrar BizCN has been moving the Cryptowall 4.0 ransomware via the Nuclear Exploit Kit.

United Airlines Slow to Patch Mobile App Vulnerability

A vulnerability reported to United Airlines that could have been exploited to manipulate flight reservations and customer data sat unpatched for almost six months before it was fixed.

Additional Self-Signed Certs, Private Keys Found on Dell Machines

Two more self-signed root certificates and corresponding private keys were found on Dell computers.

Backdoor In A Backdoor Identified in 600,000 Arris Modems

Thousands of cable modems manufactured by the Georgia-based telecom Arris suffer from a series of issues: XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities, hard-coded passwords, and what a researcher is calling a backdoor in a backdoor.

Dell Computers Ship with Root Cert, Private Key

Different models of Dell computers have shipped with a preinstalled root certificate and private key, opening the machines up to man-in-the-middle attacks.

Stealthy GlassRAT Spies on Commercial Targets

RSA has uncovered GlassRAT, a spy tool targeting commercial targets that's signed with a stolen certificate from a large developer in China.

Starwood Hotel Chain Hit By Point of Sale Malware

Starwood Hotels and Resorts, a company that owns and operates approximately 1,200 hotels across North America, announced last week that a handful of point of sale systems at its hotels were hit by malware.

VMware Patches Pesky XXE Bug in Flex BlazeDS

VMware patched a number of its products vulnerability to an XML External Entities vulnerability in the Apache Flex BlazeDS product integrated into VMware.

German Government Audits TrueCrypt

The German government published the results of its audit of open source disk encryption package TrueCrypt and gave it a relative clean bill of health.