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Security Bites 110: Breaking Google Gadgets

This week's podcast guests are Robert Hansen and Tom Stracener, who plan to disclose a zero-day vulnerability in Google Gadgets at Black Hat next week.

By August 1, 2008


CNET attacked by Russian hacker group

A Russian hacker collective says it broke into CNET servers over the weekend and stole a database of usernames and passwords.

By July 14, 2014


Microsoft fixes big IE bug -- even on Windows XP

The browser bug was so severe the US and UK issued warnings. Surprisingly, Microsoft's fix brings an update to its outmoded XP software.

By May 1, 2014


Google Desktop vulnerable to attack

Although rare, a sophisticated attacker could perform a man-in-the-middle attack using Google Desktop.

By June 4, 2007


What you can do about the latest Google Desktop flaw

Here's a follow-up to a blog entry of a few days ago outlining a workaround until Google issues a patch.

By June 8, 2007


New Gmail image server proxies raise security risks

While Gmail's new policy of automatically loading images by default may have some people excited, it comes at a security sacrifice.

By December 12, 2013


Security researchers and vendors--a truce?

Security researchers pull presentation on Web attack method to give Adobe time to develop a patch in the latest case of researchers voluntarily restraining on disclosing vulnerabilities. Is compromise the answer?

By September 17, 2008


NSA tracks Google ads to find Tor users

The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.

By October 4, 2013


Googler criticized for disclosing Windows-related flaw

Critics say researcher should have given Microsoft more time before disclosing a hole affecting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 and releasing code to exploit it.

By June 11, 2010


LivingSocial hacked; 50 million affected

Hackers target LivingSocial, stealing the personal data of more than 50 million people in an enormous security breach.

By April 26, 2013