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Security firm iSight says the "Sandworm" team has targeted NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and industry through a previously unrecognized Windows zero-day exploit.
From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.
An Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability goes unfixed by Microsoft for more than half a year, reports the Zero Day Initiative.
Vulnerability allowed a "drive-by attack" of malware installation when computers visited a malicious Web site.
While Microsoft has yet to issue a permanent patch for a known exploit, the code could become widely available to cybercriminals after being integrated into an open-source testing tool.
The tech giant issues a permanent patch for a known exploit that was possibly used by cybercriminals and hackers over the last few months.
A small workaround exists in OS X for the use of the "sudo" command requiring authentication after 10 minutes of nonuse.
It's not enabled by default yet, but Windows users with HiDPI screens eager to try out high-resolution support in Google's browser now can.
The most popular home wireless routers are easily hacked and there's little you can do to stop it, says a new study by research firm Independent Security Evaluators.
Apple's latest updates include fixes to prevent Java applet execution that may occur even with the plug-in disabled.