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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 31, 2014

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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 August 31, 2014

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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 August 31, 2014

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Google Desktop vulnerable to attack

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

By August 31, 2014

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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 August 31, 2014

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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 August 31, 2014

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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 August 31, 2014

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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 August 31, 2014

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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 August 31, 2014

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LivingSocial hacked; 50 million affected

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

By August 31, 2014