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Kids Pass tries to explain why it gave folks reporting the security hole the virtual middle finger A UK web biz has been slammed for blocking people on Twitter just for reporting a security vulnerability that potentially leaked people's contact details.…
Nothing to see here, says Microsoft, just more crappy code Infosec researchers have discovered a nasty and exploitable security vulnerability in older versions of Skype on Windows.…
The point of antivirus is to keep malware off the system.

A particularly nasty software flaw in Microsoft’s antivirus engine could do the exact opposite and let attackers install malware on vulnerable systems. The critical security vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine affects a number of Microsoft products, including Windows Defender, Windows Intune Endpoint Protection, Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection, Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint, Microsoft Endpoint Protection, and Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection.

These tools are enabled by default in Windows 8, 8.1, 10, and Windows Server 2012.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
The security vulnerability in the business software allowed attackers to access recorded conversations.
The open-source Xen virtualization project patches a security vulnerability that could have enabled an attacker to breakout from hypervisor isolation.

But unlike a Xen flaw in 2014, this time public cloud providers do not have to reboot all their servers.
The open-source Kubernetes container management and orchestration system has implemented a security vulnerability disclosure policy that aims to help minimize risk.
The security vulnerability is publicly exploitable, but Microsoft only fixes "currently supported versions."
libpurple is a 'binary blob of unknown provenance' says researcher A developer is warning Adium users to pick a different messaging app because of an exploitable vulnerability in its underlying libpurple version.…
Annual Flexera Vulnerability Review Shows 81 Percent of All Vulnerabilities Had Available Patches, Yet Common Software Programmes Remain UnpatchedMaidenhead, U.K. – March 13, 2017 – Flexera Software, the leading provider of Software Vulnerability Management solutions for application producers and enterprises, today released Vulnerability Review 2017, the annual report from Secunia Research at Flexera Software, which presents global data on the prevalence of vulnerabilities and the availability of patches, maps the security vulnerability threat to IT... Source: RealWire
Every business needs to have a process in place for handling security vulnerability reports, but some organizations take a much more proactive approach to dealing with security researchers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please clic...
The organization is requesting permission to limit disclosures to only the most severe bugs.
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 for PC gaming.…