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Applications - Article Archives - Page 6

How To Secure DNS with DNSCrypt

March 19, 2012 |

This open-source software for Mac and Linux does for DNS what SSL does for HTTP: It encrypts DNS traffic to prevent spoofing, snooping, and man-in-the-middle attacks.

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VLC Media Player 2.0.1 Patches Security Flaws

March 19, 2012 |

Two vulnerabilities could be exploited to compromise a victim's system.

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Review: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition

March 14, 2012 |

Organizations looking for high-performance malware protection without a lot of extra bells and whistles should take a close look at the business edition in ESET's antivirus product line.

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Ruby on Rails Updated to Version 3.2.2

March 07, 2012 |

The update patches two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

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PacketFence Open Source NAC Updated to Version 3.2.0

February 27, 2012 |

The update addresses a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

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HijackThis Released as Open Source Software

February 20, 2012 |

Trend Micro has published the code on SourceForge.

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Piwik Web Analytics Software Gets Security Update

February 17, 2012 |

The update addresses cross-site scripting and click-jacking vulnerabilities.

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Google Wallet Hack Raises Concerns Over Mobile Payment Security

February 13, 2012 |

Following the disclosure of security vulnerabilities with Google Wallet on Android, Google disables prepaid cards and advises users to enable screen locks.

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Free Malware Analysis Tool Released

January 25, 2012 |

The 'Malwr' tool is a front end for the Cuckoo malware analysis sandbox.

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Joomla! Open Source CMS Gets Security Update

January 25, 2012 |

Version 2.5.0 fixes two medium priority XSS vulnerabilities and two low priority information disclosure flaws.

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OpenSSL Update Patches DoS Security Flaw

January 20, 2012 |

Versions 0.9.8t and 1.0.0g patch a vulnerability that was introduced with the release of a previous security update on January 6.

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Wireshark Updates Patch Several Security Flaws

January 11, 2012 |

Versions 1.4.11 and 1.6.5 of the open source network protocol analyzer were recently released.

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OpenSSL Updates Patch Six Security Vulnerabilities

January 06, 2012 |

Versions 0.9.8s and 1.0.0f were recently released.

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Apache Struts Gets Security Update

January 05, 2012 |

Version 2.3.1.1 of the open source web application framework was recently released.

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Exploit of Wi-Fi Protected Setup Flaw Poses Risks for Consumers, Not Enterprises

January 03, 2012 |

Many home Wi-Fi networks are at risk thanks to an exploit released over the holidays, but enterprise organizations are generally unaffected by the vulnerability.

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Denial of Service Vulnerability Found in Ruby

December 30, 2011 |

The flaw was discovered by security researchers Alexander Klink and Julian Waelde.

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FreeBSD Releases Five Security Advisories

December 27, 2011 |

One of the flaws was being actively exploited in wild, according to FreeBSD security officer Colin Percival.

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A Silver Bullet for Application Security?

December 21, 2011 |

Symantec teams up with universities on a research project to make code more secure.

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MyBB Software Gets Security Update

November 29, 2011 |

Version 1.6.5 patches three security flaws.

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Open Source FFmpeg Project Gets Security Updates

November 28, 2011 |

Versions 0.7.8 and 0.8.7 patch several vulnerabilities.

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