Category Archives: Security Threat
In perhaps a bit of irony, the humor website cracked.com was flagged by Google’s Safe Browsing Technology. Cracked.com is a website derived from the original “Cracked” magazine back in the 1950′s. The website was formed in 2007 and has been making people laugh ever since. At least until it started infecting computers.
[Update]: Microsoft has announced it will issue a patch for the newly discovered IE zero day tomorrow as part of the November Patch Tuesday. The vulnerability, now labeled CVE-2013-3918 affects an ActiveX control in Internet Explorer. More details can be found on Microsoft’s website. Last week we heard about a Windows zero day that allows attackers […]
A recent survey, commissioned by Malwarebytes, found that most enterprise organizations are failing to protect themselves effectively against cyber threats. These enterprise businesses are vulnerable to online attacks and it’s largely due to increasingly sophisticated malware, social engineering attacks and/or a lack of user education.
On the 1st of May (a date which many countries celebrate as Labor Day), the US Department of Labor’s website was hacked. This was described as a watering hole type of attack, aimed at certain people only. The first news reports identified it as an already known and patched Internet Explorer vulnerability until today, when […]