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Adobe Patches PDF Vulnerabilities Being Exploited In The Wild

At least! Adobe has sorted itself out and released patches for 17 critical vulnerabilities in their Reader and Acrobat applications. We reported back in January about Active Exploitation Of Unpatched PDF Vulnerabilities. The latest slew of vulnerabilities has been actively exploited by hackers for at least the past month as detected in the wild by […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Hacking News
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eLearnSecurity – Online Penetration Testing Training

Introduction If you are in the information security industry, or plan to be you’ve probably been looking at the various infosec certifications available. Back when I started there really wasn’t anything available, there were no infosec degrees and no professional certs. Only later some high level ones came from SANS, then more jumped on the […]

Topic: Advertorial, Hacking News

New Malware Variants More Malicious Than ILOVEYOU Bug

So no big surprise here, malware is getting more malicious! It’s good to know though and it’s good that companies out there like Messagelabs, under the watchful eye of Symantec, are trying to measure what is going on in malware land. The malware/worm landscape has always been a fast moving one and my guess is […]

Topic: Hacking News

Seattle Computer Security Expert Turns Tables On The Police

Honestly there’s been nothing much going on for the past few days or over the weekend, Microsoft retracted some patches citing ‘quality issues’ and there was announcement about Metasploit Express version. But well that was about it! This was the only story I found vaguely interesting, because well we all love to flip the bird […]

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Hackers Penetrate Apache.org In Direct Targeted Attack

This is not the first time Apache.org has been hacked, it was comprised back in September 2009 using SSH keys. This time another targeted attack against the site was successful and allowed the attackers to capture the passwords of users logging into the bug-tracking service. It also exposed the entire password list, which sadly although […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Hacking News, Privacy