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Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This Device Can Stop Them

LinuxSecurity.com - 15 hours 59 min ago
LinuxSecurity.com: Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have proven more clearly than anyone in the world how vulnerable cars are to digital attack. Now they're proposing the first step towards a solution.
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EFF wants hackers to help build an open, secure router

LinuxSecurity.com - 16 hours 33 sec ago
LinuxSecurity.com: DIGITAL RIGHTS GROUP the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is asking hackers to help it with its plans to build a secure but open router.
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Router hacking competition announced for Defcon

LinuxSecurity.com - 16 hours 1 min ago
LinuxSecurity.com: Well-known manufacturers of residential and SME wireless routers will have reason to feel nervous as hackers at the annual DefCon security conference aim to break into their products to find undocumented vulnerabilities or so-called zero days.
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Fingerprinting Computers By Making Them Draw Images

Schneier on Security - Mon, 2014-07-21 15:34
Here's a new way to identify individual computers over the Internet. The page instructs the browser to draw an image. Because each computer draws the image slightly differently, this can be used to uniquely identify each computer. This is a big deal, because there's no way to block this right now. Article. Hacker News thread. EDITED TO ADD (7/22): This...
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Red Hat: 2014:0907-01: java-1.6.0-openjdk: Important Advisory

LinuxSecurity.com - Mon, 2014-07-21 10:20
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix multiple security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...]
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Red Hat: 2014:0908-01: java-1.6.0-sun: Important Advisory

LinuxSecurity.com - Mon, 2014-07-21 10:20
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are now available for Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...]
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Ubuntu: 2293-1: CUPS vulnerability

LinuxSecurity.com - Mon, 2014-07-21 07:59
LinuxSecurity.com: CUPS could be made to expose sensitive information, leading to privilegeescalation.
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Edward Snowden Calls on Hackers to Help Whistleblowers Leak More Secrets

LinuxSecurity.com - Mon, 2014-07-21 05:55
LinuxSecurity.com: Edward Snowden made an impassioned call on Saturday for hackers and technologists to help would-be whistleblowers spill more government secrets.
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Home router security holes to be exposed at Def Con 22 hacker meet up

LinuxSecurity.com - Mon, 2014-07-21 05:54
LinuxSecurity.com: How secure is your wireless router? The Def Con 22 hacker conference aims to find out exactly how resilient off the shelf products are next month during a six-day hackathon.
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Debian: 2983-1: drupal7: Summary

LinuxSecurity.com - Sun, 2014-07-20 12:18
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary
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Debian: 2982-1: ruby-activerecord-3.2: Summary

LinuxSecurity.com - Sat, 2014-07-19 01:10
LinuxSecurity.com: Security Report Summary
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Google's Project Zero Aims to Protect Privacy and Improve Internet Security (July 17, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

Google Project Zero is aiming to find software vulnerabilities and to protect Internet users' privacy.......

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More Details Emerge About 2010 NASDAQ Breach (July 17, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

A Bloomberg investigation into a 2010 attack on NASDAQ revealed that servers of the exchange were infected with malware that exploited two unpatched vulnerabilities.......

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Treasury Secretary Urges Information Sharing (July 17, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

In a speech at the Delivering Alpha conference in New York, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew described how cyber attacks affect people's lives.......

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Australian Government Keeping Voting Source Code Secret (July 17, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

Australia's government is refusing to share the source code for the software used in the country's elections, claiming that "publication of the software could leave the voting system open to hacking or manipulation.......

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Communication Between IT Security Teams and Executives is Inadequate (July 17, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

According to study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Websense, nearly one third of IT security teams never talk with company executives about security and of those that do, nearly a quarter talk to executives just once a year.......

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Remote Code Execution Flaw in Cisco Products (July 17, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

Cisco has released updates to address a remote code execution vulnerability in the web server used in certain Cisco Wireless Residential Gateway products.......

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Oracle's Critical Patch Update Addresses 113 Flaws (July 15, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

Oracle has released patches for a total of 113 vulnerabilities in a variety of products.......

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Aloha Point-Of-Sale Terminal, Sold On eBay, Yields Security Surprises (July 18, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

An HP researcher's findings highlight ongoing problems with POS software and Hardware.......

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vBulletin Flaw (July 17, 2014)

SANS NewsBites - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:00

Developers have released an emergency patch for an SQL injection vulnerability in the vBulletin Internet forum software.......

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