Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sophos Fixes Critical Security Vulnerability


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The Vigilant Application Owner

The H – (International) Sophos fixes critical security vulnerability. A security expert revealed critical security vulnerabilities in Sophos antivirus software. This includes the publication of a proof-of-concept for a root exploit for Sophos 8.0.6 for Mac OS X, which utilizes a stack buffer overflow when searching through PDF files. The vulnerability is also likely to […]

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Security Research Labels Over 290,000 Google Play Andoid Apps As ‘High-risk’


November 1, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Network World – (International) Security research labels over 290,000 Google Play Android apps as ‘high-risk’. One-quarter of more than 400,000 Android applications examined in the Google Play store pose security risks to mobile-device users, according to new research. Security vendor Bit9 categorized these Android apps as questionable or suspicious because they could gain access to […]

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