Hackers about hacking techniques in our IT Security Magazine

December 2011

20

Dec'11

Security vulnerability in Pidgin 2.10.1 IM client patched

The latest open source version of Pidgin 2.10.1 IM client patches four DoS flaws. The maintenance and security update addresses …

Read More

20

Dec'11

TYPO3 critical security flaw patched

The TYPO3 developer team have identified a critical hole in the CMS which could allow an attacker to compromise a …

Read More

20

Dec'11

Facebook Timeline – it’s your final decision

Facebook Timeline will be being pushed out to ALL Facebook members in the upcoming weeks via a notification update. Once it’s …

Read More

20

Dec'11

iPhone iOS5 iMessages remote wipe privacy issue

Scrolling through some Apple Mac forum threads I couldn’t help but notice some issues people were having with iMessages (this …

Read More

15

Dec'11

SMS PRS Trojan apps uploaded to Android Market

Thirteen rogue Android games (the most popular apps – see below) were uploaded to Android Market over the weekend. The …

Read More

12

Dec'11

Yahoo! adds 2-step verification for account security

Yahoo! have now joined Google in adding 2-step verification for account security although it is only ‘beta’ right now. This means, after …

Read More

08

Dec'11

Fake Verizon email with malicious ZIP in circulation

Microsoft is warning users about a fake Verizon notification which is carrying a Trojan. The email appears to come from …

Read More

08

Dec'11

Google Code Playground XSS vulnerability

Two security researchers have identified an XSS in Google Code. Proof Of Concept: Just go to http://code.google.com/apis/ajax/playground/ and then click …

Read More

08

Dec'11

Brazilian banking Trojan disguised as Microsoft anti-virus software

A Trojan (identified as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.VB.aoff) is targeting Windows-based systems by removing built-in AV software and clearing a path for cybercriminals …

Read More

08

Dec'11

Facebook fixes photo privacy security flaw

Facebook has this week (w/c 5th Dec) patched a vulnerability that allowed any user to view any other user’s private …

Read More