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Apache Commons Collections Under Attack 0

Apache Commons Collections Under Attack

Two months ago, a Java zero day vulnerability (CVE-2015-4852) that targeted Apache commons collections library was disclosed. This vulnerability is caused by an error when Java applications, which use Apache commons collections library, deserialize o…

"Fractalizing" Security 0

"Fractalizing" Security

Most people are familiar with fractals, if not by name but by appearance. Wikipedia defines a fractal as “…a natural phenomenon or a mathematical set that exhibits a repeating pattern that displays at every scale.” Perhaps the…

Metamorphic Code In Ransomware 0

Metamorphic Code In Ransomware

Ransomware is a category of malware that scrambles your files or lock your computer while asking for ransom.  We have encountered different versions of ransomware, and seen their effects.  We also have seen a different kind of ransomware th…

Friday Squid Blogging: Video of Live Giant Squid 0

Friday Squid Blogging: Video of Live Giant Squid

Giant squid filmed swimming through a harbor in Japan: Reports in Japanese say that the creature was filmed on December 24, seen by an underwater camera swimming near boat moorings. It was reportedly about 13 feet long and 3 feet around. Some on Twitter have suggested that the species may be Architeuthis , a deep-ocean dwelling creature that can grow up to 43 feet.