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Stories by Lucian Constantin

LastPass is scrambling to fix another serious vulnerability

Developers of the popular LastPass password manager are working to fix a serious vulnerability that could allow malicious websites to steal user passwords or to infect computers with malware.

Written by Lucian Constantin29 March 17 03:49

Wikileaks documents show CIA's Mac and iPhone compromises

The U.S. CIA has had tools to infect Apple Mac computers by connecting malicious Thunderbolt Ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents purported to be from the agency and published by WikiLeaks.

Written by Lucian Constantin24 March 17 05:24

LastPass fixes serious password leak vulnerabilities

Developers of the popular LastPass password manager rushed to push out a fix to solve a serious vulnerability that could have allowed attackers to steal users' passwords or execute malicious code on their computers.

Written by Lucian Constantin23 March 17 08:21

Flaws in Moodle CMS put thousands of e-learning websites at risk

Organizations that use the popular Moodle learning management system should deploy the latest patches as soon as possible because they fix vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over web servers.

Written by Lucian Constantin22 March 17 04:39

Pwn2Own hacking contest ends with two virtual machine escapes

Two teams of researchers managed to win the biggest bounties at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest by escaping from the VMware Workstation virtual machine and executing code on the host operating system.

Written by Lucian Constantin21 March 17 06:08

Some HTTPS inspection tools might weaken security

Companies that use security products to inspect HTTPS traffic might inadvertently make their users' encrypted connections less secure and expose them to man-in-the-middle attacks, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team warns.

Written by Lucian Constantin18 March 17 09:14
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