The bypass code, which was released Thursday by Polish security firm Security Explorations, contains only minor changes to the original proof-of-concept, according to an e-mail posted to the Full Disclosure security list. Security Explorations released the original exploit in October 2013 following the release of a patch from Oracle. Thursday's bypass changes only four characters from the 2013 code and uses a custom server to work. The bypass means that millions of Java users have remained vulne
Networking hardware vendor TP-Link says it will prevent the loading of open source firmware on routers it sells in the United States in order to comply with new Federal Communications Commission requirements.
US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) boss Tom Wheeler on Thursday outlined a proposal that would require broadband providers such as Verizon and Comcast to obtain consent before collecting consumer data.
According to statistic published in the VeriSign Distributed Denial of Service Trends Report, DDoS activity is the highest it's ever been, with the final quarter of 2015 seeing an 85 percent rise in instances - almost double the number of attacks - when compared with the same same period in 2014. The figures for Q4 2015 also represent a 15 percent rise on the previous quarter.
Staminus Communications Inc., a California-based Internet hosting provider that specializes in protecting customers from massive “distributed denial of service” (DDoS) attacks aimed at knocking sites offline, has itself apparently been massively hacked. Staminus’s entire network was down for more than 20 hours until Thursday evening, leaving customers to vent their rage on the company’s Facebook and Twitter pages. In the midst of the outage, someone posted online download links for what appear t
A vulnerability in the web server used in the Cisco Cable Modem with Digital Voice Model DPC2203 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to exploit a buffer overflow and cause arbitrary code execution.