Category Archives: Exploits

Exploits

Microsoft releases an out-of-band security update to address the remote code execution vulnerability that affecting Internet Explorer browser version 6, 7, and 8. The issue as described in Security Advisory 2794220 allows remote code execution if users browse to a malicious website with an affected browser. This would typically occur by an attacker convincing someone to click a link in an email or instant message.

Microsoft issued a statement regarding the vulnerability in Internet Explorer discovered by a third-party source who claims that this vulnerability allows mouse cursor movements to be tracked anywhere on the screen."A security vulnerability in Internet Explorer, versions 6-10, allows your mouse cursor to be tracked anywhere on the screen, even if the Internet Explorer window […]

Microsoft on October 9, released seven updates to fix one critical and six important bugs in Windows, Office and some other products in its software family. "Customers should plan to install all of these updates as soon as possible," MSRC stated.The seven bulletins address 20 issues found in Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, and Office including […]

Security Advisory 2755801 revised today now will also address issues in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10, "in conjunction with Adobe's update process," Microsoft's MSRC announced."This update specifically addresses the vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player by updating the affected Adobe Flash binaries contained within Internet Explorer 10.""Disguising malware as popular software, or bundling malware […]

Quickly following yesterdays' revelations by a security researcher from the Berlin Technical University, that Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S2, alongside a number of other Samsung smartphones running TouchWiz interface, is vulnerable to an exploit that can remotely factory reset a user's smartphone through a USSD TEL code -- Samsung delivered a software update, and […]