New malware strains wreaking havoc on Facebook

PandaLabs announced the discovery of security exploits via popular social media sites Facebook and Twitter. In the last several days, two new malware strains have been …

GSM cracking is all about knowledge, not money

Since the cracking of GSM encryption back in December 2009 by encryption expert Karsten Nohl, the cost of setting up an operation that includes sniffing out the calls made by …

Fake iTunes e-mail leads to drive-by download

E-mails purportedly coming from iTunes and bearing “iTunes account may be suspended” in the subject line have been hitting inboxes in the last few days. …

Windows 0-day circumvents UAC

Windows zero-day vulnerabilities are lately getting discovered too often for Microsoft’s – and users’ – liking. Unfortunately for all of us, details of …

New IE 0-day exploit code found in the wild

Exploit code for a previously unknown Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability that would allow an attacker to perform a remote code execution and install malware on the …

The rise of Java exploits

Sifting through the data collected and analyzed in order to compile the latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, senior program manager Holly Stewart came to an …