An Open Source Solution to Shellshock

An open source tool can mitigate risks associated with Bash shell attack.

The Shellshock vulnerability in the Bash (Bourne Again Shell), first reported last week, has been fueling thousands of attacks against Web servers around the world ever since. Though Shellshock is a critical … more »

Sysinternals and Microsoft Windows: An Overview

Sysinternals' new Sysmon tool adds logging functionality to Microsoft's security toolbox. Other tools give IT administrators deep insight into the inner workings of Windows.

Malvertising, Online Ad Networks a Dangerous Duo

Bad guys are using online advertising networks and popular sites like YouTube to serve malware to unsuspecting Internet users, finds new research from Bromium Networks.

Whitelisting: Why and How It Works

Bad guys continually tweak malware, making it tough for traditional antivirus products to keep up. Whitelisting can help, by allowing only pre-approved applications.

No Silver Bullet for Use-After-Free Flaws [VIDEO]

TrueCrypt Getting a New Life

TrueCrypt will stay alive, thanks to devotees who are forking the encryption program's code. 'Cleaned up' code will get a new name, CipherShed, and a different open source license.

Startup Spotlight: Threat Detection Specialist ThetaRay

Israeli security startup ThetaRay promises to detect zero-day attacks, hidden APTs and other threats in seconds by simultaneously analyzing all security and operational data sources.