Vulnerabilities

March 7, 2018
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Security newsround: March 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: cryptomining attacks increase, data breaches rise in Ireland, the […]
January 5, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability guidance

On January 3rd 2018, researchers at Google’s Project Zero team announced vulnerabilities, dubbed Spectre and Meltdown, in modern computer processors (CPUs) which could allow an attacker […]
July 8, 2015

Adobe Set To Tackle Hacking Team Flash Threat

There has been much said about the Hacking Team story over the last few days, ranging from the ethics of the company’s business through to concerned […]
June 22, 2015

Computer Issues Ground Polish Planes But Was It A Hack?

I’ve often seen it said that flying is the safest form of travel (don’t believe it myself, damn phobia) but, according to recent events, it also […]
October 22, 2014

Microsoft Warns Users Over PowerPoint Zero Day, Releases Fixit

Microsoft has warned Windows users that cyber criminals are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability using malicious PowerPoint documents. The vulnerability affects all versions of Windows except Windows […]
July 2, 2014

MailPoet Newsletters Plugin For WordPress Vulnerable, Update Available

If you have responsibility for a corporate blog (or run your own) and it runs on WordPress and has a newsletter then I would suggest that you check […]
January 13, 2009

List of the TOP 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors Released

Earlier today the List of the Top 25 Most Dangerouse Programming Errors was released.  The list was compiled by a number of different organisations and coordinated […]
December 31, 2008

SSL Certificates Vulnerable to Attack

The computer security community is abuzz with the news announced today by a team of security researchers at the 25th Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin.  The researchers […]