New exploit kit concentrates on Java flaws

Webroot’s Dancho Danchev is known for combing through the wilds of the Internet for places where cyber criminals congregate and reporting back with interesting news …

Dangerous beans: Oracle deep in the storm

Last week security researchers from FireEye discovered a new Java exploit that works against the latest versions of Java (version 6 update 41 and version 7 updated 15) making …

New Java 0-day exploited in ongoing attacks

FireEye has detected yet another Java zero-day vulnerability being exploited in attacks in the wild. Affected updates are Java v1.6 Update 41 and Java v1.7 Update 15 (released …

Oracle, Apple release critical updates for Java

Oracle has released on Tuesday a new Java SE Critical Patch Update. “This Critical Patch Update includes all fixes provided in the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update …

Facebook employees ambushed by zero-day exploit

Facebook is the latest big company to admit that they have been targeted with a “sophisticated” attack. The attack was triggered when a small number of Facebook …

Oracle rushes out emergency Java patch

If you’re still among the users who haven’t disabled Java in their browsers or on their computer, be advised that Oracle has released a critical patch update for …

Firefox will block by default nearly all plugins

Following the recent debacle of the critical Java 0-day that was being actively exploited in the wild, in an attempt to minimize its users’ attack surface Mozilla has …