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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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Centrify Updates Active Directory Integration Solution

November 22, 2011 |

Centrify Express 2012 seeks to ease the pain of IT professionals tasked with integrating Unix, Linux and Mac with Active Directory.

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Joomla Open Source CMS Gets Security Updates

November 17, 2011 |

The updates patch a vulnerability that could be exploited to change a user's password.

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Security Flaw Found in BIND

November 16, 2011 |

The vulnerability can cause the open source DNS software to crash unexpectedly.

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Serendipity 1.6 Patches Security Flaw

October 31, 2011 |

The update addresses an XSS vulnerability.

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PacketFence Open Source NAC Gets Security Update

October 27, 2011 |

Version 3.0.2 addresses two vulnerabilities that could have been exploited to conduct XSS attacks.

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Piwik 1.6 Patches Several Security Flaws

October 20, 2011 |

Because the release is rated critical, all users are advised to upgrade as soon as possible.

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WineHQ Hacked

October 13, 2011 |

The attackers downloaded all the login information of users of the Wine Application Database and the bug tracking system.

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