Vulnerability


United Airlines Offers Bounties to Anyone who Finds Security Bugs

United Airlines Offers Bounties to Anyone who Finds Security Bugs

Chris Roberts gets arrested for tweeting about his hacking activities on-board United Airlines Boeing 737-800 from Chicago to S...

May 15 2015, 9:09am CDT

Millions of Online Shoppers’ Confidential Information Is Visible to Hackers Due

Millions of Online Shoppers’ Confidential Information Is Visible to Hackers Due to Weak Security

Millions of Google and Apple subscribers’ confidential details are highly vulnerable to a hack....

Mar 4 2015, 12:41pm CST

Apple says WireLurker can be used to steal user data

Apple says WireLurker can be used to steal user data

Why you must install from Apple App store...

Nov 11 2014, 10:09pm CST

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real

If someone does something altruistic in security most stand up and applaud. But these days, such actions also tend to attract p...

Jul 16 2014, 6:10am CDT

New OpenSSL Defects: Is this another Heartbleed?

New OpenSSL Defects: Is this another Heartbleed?

OpenSSL is the same software that recently hit the headlines for the Heartbleed vulnerability. The 6 software defects (details...

Jun 6 2014, 3:20am CDT

Internet Explorer Glitch to be Fixed by Microsoft

Internet Explorer Bug to be Fixed by Microsoft

A bug in the Internet Explorer has virtually caused a lot of worry regarding analysis paralysis at Microsoft. The flaw in Inter...

Apr 29 2014, 9:28am CDT

apple updates WiFi routers to fix Heartbleed security bug

Apple updates WiFi routers to fix Heartbleed security bug

The most recent AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule WiFi routers have been updated by Apple in order to fix a Heartbleed-related v...

Apr 23 2014, 2:03am CDT

19-Year-Old Canadian Arrested for Heartbleed Hack

19-Year-Old Canadian Arrested for Heartbleed Hack

The boy faces one count of Unauthorized Use of Computer and one count of Mischief in Relation to Data...

Apr 17 2014, 1:00pm CDT

How Heartbleed Happened, The NSA And Proof Heartbleed Can Do Real Damage

How Heartbleed Happened

Last week during the Heartbleed chaos I wrote two articles, one outlining how to stay safe and the other explaining what heartb...

Apr 14 2014, 9:11am CDT

NSA reportedly used Heartbleed to gather intelligence, Agency denies it

NSA reportedly used Heartbleed to gather intelligence, Agency denies it

A Bloomberg report earlier today said that the NSA intentionally kept the Heartbleed bug a secret in order to use it as a tool...

Apr 12 2014, 4:36am CDT

Apple Patches Its 'Gotofail' Security Bug For OSX After Four Days Of Anger

After a very long four days of snowballing criticism by the security community, Apple has fixed the critical security flaw in i...

Feb 25 2014, 1:01pm CST

Former Apple Security Engineer To Apple: 'Fix Your Sh-t'

Former Apple Security Engineer To Apple: 'Fix Your Sh-t'

If it wasn’t yet clear to Apple that its ‘gotofail’ security flaw has the undivided attention of the information security indus...

Feb 24 2014, 12:26am CST

Apple's 'Gotofail' Security Mess Mail, Twitter, iMessage, Facetime And More

Apple's 'Gotofail' Security Mess Extends To Mail, Twitter, iMessage, Facetime And More

First, Apple revealed a critical bug in its implementation of  encryption in iOS, requiring an emergency patch. Then resea...

Feb 23 2014, 4:51pm CST

SD Elements--A Solution To The Web App Security Conundrum

The idea of web applications seems timeless, web apps have been around for a couple of decades already and yet we still keep he...

Feb 14 2014, 11:10am CST

Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack

Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack

Yesterday, U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo noted that “uniform disclosure” requirements were needed for banking in...

Feb 7 2014, 12:15pm CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Snapchat vows to fix security issues

Snapchat vows to fix security issues

The popular photo messaging application will be updated soon to address security flaws....

Jan 2 2014, 9:02pm CST

The Hackers Who Revealed Snapchat's Security Flaws Received One Response From The Company...Four Months Later

The Hackers Who Revealed Snapchat's Security Flaws Received One Response From The Company...Four Months Later

On New Year’s Day, the website SnapchatDB.info released the usernames and redacted phone numbers of 4.6 million U.S. Snapchat u...

Jan 2 2014, 6:51pm CST

Google Nexus Phones Liable to Malfunction Due to SMS Attacks

Google Nexus Phones Liable to Malfunction Due to SMS Attacks

Google Nexus phones are vulnerable to malfunction due to repeated SMS attacks. This flaw in the devices has become an issue tha...

Nov 30 2013, 10:05am CST

Facebook vulnerability lets hackers delete any photo

Facebook vulnerability lets hackers delete any photo

Facebook is becoming a must-use social networking tool nowadays, so much so that almost everyone is already using it on a daily...

Sep 3 2013, 3:20am CDT

Energizer Reveals Software Vulnerability for Duo Charger and USB Charger Software

Energizer Reveals Software Vulnerability for Duo Charger and USB Charger Software

Energizer released its line of rechargeable battery devices that use USB to charge batteries a while back. Among the line of ch...

Mar 8 2010, 8:00am CST

Snow Leopard To Come Loaded With Malware Protection

Snow Leopard To Come Loaded With Malware Protection

It's a common myth among Apple advocates that OS X is virtually immune to viruses and other forms of malicious code. Of course,...

Aug 26 2009, 10:30am CDT

iPhone Security Flaw Will Be Fixed.

iPhone Security Flaw Will Be Fixed.

Yesterday we brought you news of the announcement being made at today's Black Hat conference. Charlie Miller and Collin Mulline...

Jul 31 2009, 10:40am CDT

PandaLabs Says Microsoft Patch Failed to Patch Vulnerability

PandaLabs Says Microsoft Patch Failed to Patch Vulnerability

According to PandaLabs, the latest vulnerability patch issued by Microsoft failed to patch the vulnerability it was meant to fi...

Mar 12 2009, 8:00am CDT

Microsoft IE 7 Has Major Security Hole

Microsoft IE 7 Has Major Security Hole

Microsoft has reportedly admitted that there is a major security flaw in Internet Explorer 7, the most popular and widely used...

Dec 16 2008, 8:28am CST

iViZ Announces New Class of PC Vulnerability

iViZ Announces New Class of PC Vulnerability

According to iViZ, encrypting a hard drive is no longer enough protection. The firm says that it discovered a new class of vuln...

Aug 26 2008, 2:00pm CDT

OS X Security Update 2008-005 fixes DNS Flaw

Apple finally fixed the DNS vulnerability issue with a new security update. Security Update 2008-005 fixes BIND which was sus...

Aug 1 2008, 5:05am CDT

Malware Infection Risk on Playstation Store says Security Firm

Malware Infection Risk on Playstation Store says Security Firm

According to security firm Sophos SQL injection vulnerabilities on the US Sony Playstation website have left visitors at risk o...

Jul 3 2008, 9:07am CDT

Flaw in Internet Explorer 7 Allows Programs to be Ran

Flaw in Internet Explorer 7 Allows Programs to be Ran

Heise Online is reporting that a new flaw in Internet Explorer 7 has been found. The flaw allows programs to be run silently wh...

May 16 2008, 8:14am CDT