Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Latest Threat: A Virus Made Just For You


July 24, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Technology Review – (International) The latest threat: A virus made just for you. The Flashback computer virus gained notoriety earlier in 2012 as the first malware to make headway against Apple’s relatively untouched operating system, Mac OS X, infecting 600,000 victims’ machines at the peak of the outbreak. However, computer scientists and security professionals were […]

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Android Malware Is Booming


July 18, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Help Net Security – (International) Android malware is booming. Trend Micro’s January prediction that 11,000 pieces of Android malware will be detected by June of 2012 proved completely inaccurate, as the number of malicious applications in the wild for Google’s mobile operating system exploded and now is at more than 25,000. Forty-eight percent of these […]

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Oracle’s July Patch Day Brings 87 Security Updates


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H Security – (International) Oracle’s July patch day brings 87 security updates. In its planned July Critical Patch Update (CPU), Oracle released 87 security updates to fix various vulnerabilities across many product families. The updates affect products including Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, Oracle Database 10g and 11g, and MySQL. One of the holes was given […]

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Experts Find Filter Bypass Vulnerabilities In Barracuda Appliances


July 16, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Softpedia – (International) Experts find filter bypass vulnerabilities in Barracuda appliances. Security researchers from Vulnerability Lab identified a serious security hole that could affect a number of companies that rely on Barracuda products. They discovered a high severity validation filter and exception handling bypass vulnerability in Barracuda’s appliances. According to the experts, the input filter […]

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ICS-Alert-12-195-01—Tridium Niagara Directory Traversal And Weak Credential Storage Vulnerability


July 13, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

U.S. Industrial Control Systems Computer Emergency Response Team – (International) ICS-Alert-12-195-01—Tridium Niagara directory traversal and weak credential storage vulnerability. Two independent security researchers notified the Industrial Control Systems Computer Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) of a directory traversal and weak credential storage vulnerability with proof-of-concept exploit code for Tridium Niagara AX Framework software. According to their […]

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