Vulnerabilities & Exploits
- June 21, 2014Signs operated by the North Carolina Department of Transportation were recently compromised by a hacker who changed them to read “Hacked by Sun Hacker Twitt Wth Me.”
- June 17, 2014A pattern emerges from the document exploits recently used by HORSMY, ESILE, FARFLI, and other targeted campaigns. Likely sourced in cybercriminal underground markets, this template exploit can be modified depending on what attackers need from their targets.
- June 15, 2014The mobile threat landscape is quickly resembling today’s PC threat landscape wherein vulnerabilities are discovered one after another. Each new bug is more damaging than the one before it. And a lot of these bugs could lead to data theft or device infection i
- May 26, 2014Adobe released a security update for a Flash Player zero-day vulnerability that leaves PCs at risk to information theft and bot infection. The said vulnerability already has an exploit which target business environments.
- May 26, 2014A new Internet Explorer zero-day exploit has emerged again, affecting roughly 23% of all destop browser users. Attackers again used social engineering tactics against their targets. How does this affect Microsoft XP users now that support has ended?
- May 23, 2014PLEAD, a new targeted attack campaign that was found targeting Taiwanese agencies just a week after similar targets were attacked using a Microsoft zero-day exploit. PLEAD uses phishing emails mixed with RTLO and Windows vulnerability techniques to ensnare vic
- May 12, 2014Two separate attacks were seen targeting government agencies and an educational institute in Taiwan. The attackers used the new Microsoft Word zero-day vulnerability and entered through a bogus email.
- April 07, 2014Are you one of the three types of users still on Windows XP? Know what it truly means when a vendor ends support for a product you can't stop using.
- March 31, 2014Windows XP's end-of-support opens a big window of opportunity for cybercriminals. The OS's strong foothold—still owning 18.6% of the market as of February 2014—will cause problems for organizations that choose to delay migrating to other platforms.