The flaw is tied to a feature called “Samsung SW Update Tool 18.104.22.168” designed keep Samsung laptop users’ drivers and software up to date. Security researchers at Core Security discovered the vulnerability in November 2015 and disclosed the flaw March 4 after Samsung issued the patch to fix the problem.
Users of secure messaging apps such as Pidgin, Adium and others built upon libotr, the Off-the-Record protocol, are being urged to update immediately to current versions after the discovery of a critical flaw that can be used in targeted attacks to expose encrypted communication.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has addressed the issues associated with licensing spectrum for the Internet of Things (IoT), arguing in favour of a default spectrum band for all devices across the globe -- or, alternatively, sensors that can identify which country a device is operating in.
A banking Trojan is hitting the market with a valid root certificate and a set of installation directions. It shows that there are some real security gaps in the current Certificate Authorities system.
Active users of mobile banking apps should be aware of a new Android banking trojan campaign targeting customers of large banks in Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. The banking malware, detected by ESET security products as Android/Spy.Agent.SI, can steal login credentials from 20 mobile banking apps.The list of target banks includes the largest banks in each of the three target countries (A full list can be found in the final section of this article). Thanks to its ability to intercept SMS com
Google has confirmed with Search Engine Land that it is removing Toolbar PageRank. That means that if you are using a tool or a browser that shows you PageRank data from Google, within the next couple weeks it will begin not to show any data at all.