Ruby on Rails flaw used to create botnet

Ruby on Rails flaw used to create botnet

A critical vulnerability in the Web application development framework Ruby on Rails is being exploited by hackers to compromise servers...

May 29th, 2013

Mass attack hits patched Java flaw

Mass attack hits patched Java flaw

Less than a week after Oracle Corp. released a patch for a Java remote code execution vulnerability, the flaw was...

April 24th, 2013

Microsoft’s patch Tuesday tackles Windows 8 flaws

Microsoft’s patch Tuesday tackles Windows 8 flaws

Microsoft Inc.’s Patch Tuesday next week will address critical vulnerabilities in the Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems. The...

April 5th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Cisco error weakens IOS password

Cisco error weakens IOS password

A password encryption meant to increase the resistance of Cisco System’s  IOS operating system to brute force attacks actually left...

March 21st, 2013

Adobe rolls out emergency Flash patch

Adobe rolls out emergency Flash patch

Adobe Systems yesterday patched three new vulnerabilities in Flash Player which are being used by hackers to attack Firefox users.The vulnerabilities are...

February 27th, 2013

Oracle to issue large vulnerability fix

Oracle to issue large vulnerability fix

January 15 will be a big day for users of Oracle Corp, software. The company will release patches to cover...

January 11th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Microsoft issues quick fix for IE8 vulnerability

Microsoft issues quick fix for IE8 vulnerability

It’s difficult for us to advise organizations to spend money, but sometimes it has to be done. In this case,...

January 2nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Skype bug sends messages to wrong contacts

Skype bug sends messages to wrong contacts

SAN FRANCISCO - Skype users who recently updated their instant messaging service are being warned that a bug in the...

July 18th, 2012 sarah jacobsson purewal

Microsoft to patch under-attack XML bug next week

Microsoft to patch under-attack XML bug next week

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Microsoft Corp. has confirmed that it will patch a vulnerability in Windows next week that has been...

July 5th, 2012 Gregg Keizer