Java zero-day exploit sold in underground Market

<!– adsense –>Once again a zero day vulnerability exploit is sold by cyber criminals in the underground, once again a the flaw is related to Oracle’s Java software that could allow to gain remote control over victim’s machine. The news has been reported by KrebsOnSecurity blog that announced that the…

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Adobe Reader zero-day patch due today

Adobe is set to release a patch today for an older version of the Reader PDF viewer to stymie attacks like those aimed at major defence contractors earlier this month. Nine days ago, the company confirmed a critical bug in Reader and promised to fix the flaw in Reader and…

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‘Duqu’ zero-day Windows flaw patched this week

Microsoft will tomorrow patch the zero-day kernel Word vulnerability exploited by the mysterious Duqu malware, more than a month after its existence was first made public. In a pre-release draft covering the 13 December Patch Tuesday release that excluded helpful security bulletin numbers, Microsoft appears to have slipped in a…

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ISC issues temporary patch for zero-day BIND 9 DNS server flaw

A temporary patch has been released for BIND 9 DNS servers, mitigating a zero-day vulnerability causing server crashes. It’s unclear if exploits are in the wild. <img alt="ISC issues temporary patch for zero-day BIND 9 DNS server flaw, Blog, Server, Flaw, TEMPORARY, issues, zeroday, patch, BIND"height="0" width="0" border="0" style="display:none" src="http://segment-pixel.invitemedia.com/pixel?code=TechBiz…

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No Duqu zero-day patch yet, but Microsoft offers workaround

A full-blown Duqu zero-day patch won?t be ready for the November 2011 Patch Tuesday release, but experts say enterprises should be ready to deploy it quickly. <img alt="No Duqu zero-day patch yet, but Microsoft offers workaround, Blog, Microsoft, Offers, zeroday, patch, Duqu, workaround"height="0" width="0" border="0" style="display:none" src="http://segment-pixel.invitemedia.com/pixel?code=TechBiz &partnerID=167&key=segment”/> View full…

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Update: Duqu exploits zero-day flaw in Windows kernel

Computerworld – The Duqu trojan infects systems by exploiting a previously unknown Windows kernel vulnerability that is remotely executable, security vendor Symantec said today. Symantec said in a blog post that CrySys, the Hungarian research firm that discovered the Duqu Trojan earlier this month, has identified a dropper file that…

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FireEye Founder and CEO Receives Another U.S. Patent for Countering Advanced Cyber-Attacks Such as Zero-Day, APTs, and …

FireEye Founder, CEO, and CTO, Ashar Aziz credited with the creation of innovative enterprise network defense system MILPITAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FireEye, Inc., the leader in protecting enterprises from advanced malware, zero-day, and targeted attacks, today announced that the U.S. Patent Office has awarded patent no. 8,006,305 B2 (“Computer worm defense system…

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