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Mac OS IM tool Adium lagging on library security vulnerability

libpurple is a 'binary blob of unknown provenance' says researcher A developer is warning Adium users to pick a different messaging app because of...

Increase in Available Security Patches + Decrease in Patch Rates =...

Annual Flexera Vulnerability Review Shows 81 Percent of All Vulnerabilities Had Available Patches, Yet Common Software Programmes Remain UnpatchedMaidenhead, U.K. – March 13, 2017...

Why you need a bug bounty program

Every business needs to have a process in place for handling security vulnerability reports, but some organizations take a much more proactive approach to...

Xen Project asks to limit security vulnerability advisories

The organization is requesting permission to limit disclosures to only the most severe bugs.

XSS marks the spot: Steam vuln dangles potential phishing line

Flaw let users add malicious code to their profile pages Security researchers have discovered a significant security vulnerability in Steam, Valve's digital distribution platform...

WhatsApp: Encrypted Message Backdoor Reports Are 'Baseless'

The security researcher cited in the report acknowledged that the word 'backdoor' was probably not the best choice. WhatsApp this week denied that its app...

Oh Britain. Worried your routers will be hacked, but won’t touch...

Survey shows people don't act on insecure wireless routers Recent Mirai-style attacks against home broadband routers have had some effect but the majority of users...

A Look Inside Responsible Vulnerability Disclosure

It's time for security researchers and vendors to agree on a standard responsible disclosure timeline. Animal Man, Dolphin, Rip Hunter, Dane Dorrance, the Ray. Ring...

Clever Facebook Hack Reveals Private Email Address of Any User

Christmas came early for Facebook bug bounty hunter Tommy DeVoss who was paid $5,000 this week for discovering a security vulnerability that allowed him...

Code Reuse a Peril for Secure Software Development

The amount of insecure software tied to reused third-party libraries and lingering in applications long after patches have been deployed is staggering. It’s a habitual...

Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium

An antivirus utility that only quarantines malware found in its signature database is as useless as a police officer who lets a robber go...

Windows 10 Creators Update steps up your security response

With the current Windows Insider cycle previewing the Creators Update for Windows 10, Microsoft has started talking about what it’s going to mean for...