A vulnerability mostly affecting older versions of Google's Android operating system may make it possible for attackers to execute malicious code on end-user smartphones that use a wide variety of apps, researchers said.
The weakness resides in a widely used programming interface known as WebView, which allows developers to embed Web-based content into apps used for banking, ent...
There is a fake app on the Google Play Store that supposedly lets Android users use iMessage between them and other iOS devices. It is not an official app from Apple, and the security is shady.
If you’re really curious about how the app works, software developer Adam Bell has discovered that it connects to Apple’s iMessage server posing as a Mac mini. Cydia creator Jay Freema...
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"There's so much malware on Android, you'd think it would be a huge deal," Cobb said. And the growth of is "huge," he added, "both in the number of malware exploits and their increasing sophistication. The rate of growth in Android malware is impressive, and scary."
FireEye offered the following details in regards to the latest Java failure:
Not like other popular Java vulnerabilities in which security manager can be disabled easily, this vulnerability leads to arbitrary memory read and write in JVM process. After triggering the vulnerability, exploit is looking for the memory which holds JVM internal data structure like if security manager is enabled or ...
A group of hackers on Thursday published a list of more than 453,000 log-in credentials on the Internet that were allegedly stolen from a database associated with an unnamed Yahoo service.
The group of hackers calls itself "the D33Ds Company" and claims to have hacked into the database by exploiting an SQL injection vulnerability found on a Yahoo subdomain.
We can have all the s...
One of the first things I thought about when I switched to Mac, was the eternal question of all switchers: Should I put an antivirus on it? Is it necessary?
I asked around, Googled it, and I came to the conclusion that the chance of infection was so remote, that I really didn't need it. I think that this is a very personal choice, some say you should, some say you don't need to. On the Macs at h...
Java for OS X Lion 2012-004:
Delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_33.
This update configures the Java plug-in to deactivate when no applets are run for an extended period of time. If the prior update named "Java for OS X 2012-003" was not installed, this update will disable the Java web plug-in immediately. Java applets may be re-en...
With security and features updates:
Full screen keyboard input for Flash Player
Low latency audio support for streaming audio through NetStream
Low latency audio support for Sound API
Protected mode for Firefox (Windows Only)
Background Updater for Mac
I told you yesterday of the new app from Yahoo! for iOS, and browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari, called Axis. Well apparently Yahoo! leaked some critical info about the browser extension that makes it vulnerable.
Yahoo! today released its Axis extension for Chrome – and accidentally leaked its private security key that could allow anyone to create malicious plugins...
We don’t know exactly when 10.8 will be released to the public but some have speculated that it could be as early as the week of June 11th at WWDC 2012. We must have a signed and released Firefox out there before the general public starts upgrading and we’ve been working hard to make that happen as soon as possible. This post will give a short history of Mac signing at Mozilla and ta...