News tagged with security flaws

Internet Explorer users are warned against Poison Ivy

(Phys.org)—More than a few Internet Explorer users stand vulnerable to fresh attacks of Poison Ivy. In the latest headline in the "Internet Explorer has a flaw" saga, a security hole in Internet Explorer ...

Sep 18, 2012 report
4.1 / 5 (11) 14 | with audio podcast

'Sabpab' Trojan seeks out Mac OS X

(Phys.org) -- Three compelling reasons that Mac loyalists say justify their love for Macs have been that Macs are 1) the prettiest computers around (2) ideal for any new-age brain that prefers visually rich ...

Apr 17, 2012 report
4.6 / 5 (11) 11 | with audio podcast

Chip and pin terminals shown to harvest customer info

(Phys.org) -- For all customers, merchants and restaurant owners making use of card readers for transactions, well, this is not the best of news. Experts have found a security flaw in chip and PIN terminals ...

Jul 31, 2012 report
5 / 5 (5) 6 | with audio podcast

'Bash' computer bug could hit millions (Update)

The US government and technology experts warned Thursday of a vulnerability in some computer-operating systems, including Apple's Mac OS, which could allow widespread and serious attacks by hackers.

Sep 25, 2014
5 / 5 (3) 0

Security experts raise flags over WhatsApp

The Facebook deal for WhatsApp drew attention for its whopping price tag, but has also brought out fresh criticism over security for the billions of messages delivered on the platform.

Feb 22, 2014
3.7 / 5 (22) 4

Flash in Windows 8 RTM build is missing latest fix

(Phys.org)—Microsoft architects must wake up to the smell of burning blogs once again. While not everyone may have or want Windows 8, the situation is neither good for branding nor at all good for the people ...

Sep 08, 2012 report
4.8 / 5 (4) 16 | with audio podcast