Posts Tagged 'vulnerability'

European security researcher Stéphane Chazelashas discovered a critical vulnerability in the command-line shell known as Bash, or GNU Bourne-again Shell, the most widely deployed shell for Unix-based systems. The bug allows arbitrary, injected code to be executed as part of the assignment of environment variables. While Bash is deployed in many systems, including Linux, Debian, […]

About 75% of all Android devices (roughly 750 million) are at risk of falling victim to a major security vulnerability. If abused, the vulnerability could enable hackers to bypass a security mechanism called Same Origin Policy (SOP), and potentially allow them to read the contents of any open webpage and inject code to retrieve passwords, […]

Threats and vulnerabilities are a way of life for IT admins. With the continued rise of computer and network attacks, the threat of a critical attack is virtually constant. With complex software it is all but guaranteed that there will be vulnerabilities for attackers exploit. And the sheer volume of attack vectors for attackers to […]