The vulnerability species: Origin and evolution

There is an on-going arms-race in the IT security industry between vendors striving to produce secure software, and researchers’ and cybercriminals’ efforts (and …

Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Cisco IOS, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions and by malicious people to cause a DoS, …

Microsoft patches three Windows vulnerabilities

Today Microsoft released two security bulletins, one rated Critical and one rated Important, to address a total of three vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Windows …

Mono ASP.NET source code disclosure vulnerability

Mono is an open source, cross-platform, implementation of C# and the CLR that is binary compatible with Microsoft.NET. A vulnerability has been reported in Mono, which can be …

Who profits on vulnerabilities for sale?

The number of software vulnerabilities discovered during 2010 may be smaller than that of those discovered the previous year, but they still bring money to its discoverers. …

Critical vulnerability in ImgBurn

A vulnerability has been discovered in ImgBurn, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user’s system, according to Secunia. The vulnerability is …