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Google Discloses Three OS X Flaws Through Project Zero (January 22, 2015)

Google has disclosed three more vulnerabilities as part of its Project Zero program.......

NSA Information Assurance Directorate Report Offers Malware Defense Best Practices (January 22, 2015)

The NSA's Information Assurance Directorate has released a report titled "Defensive Best Practices for Destructive Malware.......

High School Students Face Felony Charges for Computer Intrusion (January 22, 2015)

Two Illinois high school students are facing felony charges for allegedly breaking into their school's computer system changing attendance information and accessing staff email.......

Barrett Brown Gets Five Year Prison Sentence (January 22, 2015)

Barrett Brown, a journalist with ties to the Anonymous collective, has been sentenced to five years in prison.......

WordPress Disconnects Unpatched Self-Hosted Sites (January 22, 2015)

WordPress has disconnected self-hosted sites running its content management and blogging platform that have not yet patched the jetpack add-on.......

Guilty Plea in Online Intellectual Property Theft Case (January 20 & 22, 2015)

A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit computer intrusion and criminal copyright infringement for his role in a scheme that infiltrated systems at technology companies and stole intellectual property.......

NSW Auditor Says Traffic Signals Management Networks Lack Sufficient Security (January 21 & 22, 2015)

According to a report from the Auditor-General of New South Wales, the systems used to manage traffic signals in the Australian state "are not as secure as they should be.......

Adobe Issues Emergency Flash Patch (January 22, 2015)

Adobe has released an emergency patch for Flash on Thursday, January 22 to address a vulnerability that is being actively exploited (see story below).......

Unpatched Adobe Flash (January 21 & 22, 2015)

An unpatched flaw in Adobe Flash Player is currently being exploited via compromised websites.......

Oracle Issues Java Updates (January 21, 2015)

Oracle has released updates for Java that address 19 security issues, including disabling default support for SSL 3.......

Progressive Insurance Device Security Issues (January 20 & 21, 2015)

A wireless device used by Progressive Insurance to gather information about customers' driving habits lacks adequate security.......

Technology Analyzes ICS Power Consumption to Detect Attacks (January 20, 2015)

A startup security company that got its start through DARPA funding focuses on detecting anomalies in power consumption to detect attacks against utilities and manufacturing systems.......

GoDaddy Fixes Serious Site Flaw (January 20 & 21, 2015)

Domain registrar GoDaddy has fixed a vulnerability that could be exploited through a cross-site forgery (CRSF) attack to manipulate domain settings and take control of the sites.......