Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 71:

Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Google turns annual Pwnium bug-hunting contest into year-round program with unlimited rewards   —  Google Pwnium Program Now Open All Year  —  Google is expanding its successful Pwnium vulnerability reward program-which has run at various security conferences for a couple of years …
Feb 24, 2015, 11:30 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Canary Watch Site Launches to Track Warrant Canaries   —  In the years since Edward Snowden began putting much of the NSA's business in the street, including its reliance on the secret FISA court and National security Letters, warrant canaries have emerged as a key method for ISPs …
Feb 9, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Cisco report: 1,800 compromised domains serving Flash zero day exploit   —  1,800 Domains Overtaken by Flash Zero Day  —  When the Blackhole exploit kit went away after the arrest of its alleged creator and maintainer Paunch, there were questions about which kit would rise up as its successor.
Feb 4, 2015, 7:35 AMIn context
Brian Donohue / Threatpost:
Report: automated tank gauges at over 5,000 US gas stations are vulnerable to remote hacks   —  Thousands of US Gas Stations Vulnerable to Remote Hacks  —  The gauges that detect and prevent fuel leaks at more than 5,000 gas stations in the United States are utterly vulnerable to remote attacks …
Jan 24, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Adobe investigating reported Flash zero-day vulnerability used by Angler exploit kit   —  Exploit for Flash Zero Day Appears in Angler Exploit Kit  —  The dangerous Angler exploit kit has a new piece of ammunition to use in its attacks: a fresh Adobe Flash zero-day vulnerability.
Jan 21, 2015, 8:30 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Gitrob Combs Github Repositories for Secret Company Data   —  Free online code repositories such as GitHub provide a valuable collaboration service for enterprise developers.  But it's also a trove of potentially sensitive company and project information that's likely to warrant attention from hackers.
Jan 14, 2015, 9:40 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Microsoft service for early Patch Tuesday notifications now available only to paying customers   —  Microsoft Limits Advanced Patch Notifications to Premier Customers  —  Microsoft today pulled the plug on its Advanced Notification Service (ANS), offering it going forward only to paying Premier customers.
Jan 9, 2015, 2:20 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Exploits Circulating for Remote Code Execution Flaws in NTP Protocol   —  Researchers at Google have uncovered several serious vulnerabilities in the Network Time Protocol and experts warn that there are exploits publicly available for some of the bugs.  —  The vulnerabilities are present …
Dec 22, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Vulnerability in embedded web server software from 2002 leaves about 12M home routers exposed   —  12 Million Home Routers Vulnerable to Takeover  —  More than 12 million devices running an embedded webserver called RomPager are vulnerable to a simple attack that could give a hacker man …
Dec 18, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Palo Alto Networks finds factory-installed backdoor on Android devices from China's Coolpad   —  Manufacturer's Backdoor Found on Popular Chinese Android Smartphone  —  A popular Android smartphone sold primarily in China and Taiwan but also available worldwide, contains a backdoor …
Dec 18, 2014, 1:10 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Tech Talent for Good launches  —  Microsoft launches a new volunteer program that matches tech expertise from Microsoft employees with nonprofit IT needs, while company employees raise a record-breaking $117M in 2014.
HP:
Shields, Spears, Digital Tattoos and Bionics: 6 Healthcare disruptions for 2020  —  As 2014 draws to a close, we can see that it was a year of rapid, accelerating change.  The relentless advance of technology …
Zoho:
Fight Churn and Save Recurring Revenue: Dunning Management to the Rescue!  —  Your customers love your service.  They use it every day.  You have been charging their credit card each month for the services they consume.
AWS Activate:
Startups, AWS Activate provides you with free Amazon Web Services training, virtual office hours, products and services.  —  The AWS Activate program gets your ideas and your business powered-up with AWS.  Sign up today!