Items tagged with vulnerability

A weakness has been identified that could exist in Android, Windows, and iOS devices that can be used to obtain personal information. Discovered by a team of researchers, the vulnerability revolves... Read...
When the OpenSSL vulnerability Heartbleed broke cover in April, it felt like it was the only thing that mattered for an entire week. Like many news outlets, we reported on the bug from a number of different angles, and it was all for good reason:... Read...
In the world of software, it's not uncommon to learn of a program that's implemented vulnerable code for over a decade (Java, anyone?), but where gaming's concerned, that's another story. According... Read...
This coming Tuesday, April 9, is going to be a busy one for Microsoft’s update servers. In advance of what have become known as “Patch Tuesday”, Microsoft posted nine early security bulletins to notify users and system... Read...
A new research report on Valve's Steam has highlighted how the program can be used to launch malicious code attacks, thanks to flaws in how browser commands are passed between Steam and browsers like Chrome, IE, Opera, and Firefox. First, it's... Read...
Today, Microsoft released its detailed security report covering the latter half of 2010. Industry tends in general are positive—vulnerability disclosures in 2010 fell 16.5 percent from their 2009 levels and approximately 35 percent from 2006... Read...
Energizer has discontinued the sale of its Duo Charger/USB Charger due to a vulnerability in the Windows-based software that was supposed to be downloaded to support it.The devices allowed users to charge nickel metal hydride batteries from either a... Read...
Research In Motion, the maker of the popular BlackBerry line of handheld devices, has issued a security patch for the popular handhelds, warning they are vulnerable to attacks by hackers. According to security experts, if this latest patch is not applied, there is a risk hackers could exploit the vulnerability... Read...