Glibc is the standard C library that ships with mosts version of Linux. It includes many functions that handle the common tasks programs might need, such as looking up IP addresses associated with domain names
A Hacker (likely Hacktivist) claims to have breached the Department of Justice’s network, and has dumped FBI and DHS employee records to prove it. If you think he used some advanced attack to crack the government’s systems, you’d be wrong
If you’re an IT administrator, you probably know that yesterday was Microsoft Patch Day.
Normally, Oracle only releases patches every three months. However, they broke that cycle to release an emergency Java update. Watch today’s video to learn what it fixes, (Episode Runtime: 1:58 ) Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3OjtxHzZFs EPISODE REFERENCES: Oracle’s out-of-cycle Java advisory – Oracle Story on Oracle’s emergency Java patch – V3.co.uk Old Java installer might install malware – Digital Trends — Corey Nachreiner, CISSP ( @SecAdept )
TaoBao, China’s Ebay, suffered a major account hijack where attackers accessed over 20M user accounts. However, the attack wasn’t the fault of the e-commerce site itself. Watch today’s video to learn how this happened, why it should concern everyone in the world, and what you can do about it. (Episode Runtime: 2:47 ) Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVFmSIz4ITQ EPISODE REFERENCES: Over 20M TaoBao accounts hijacked in China – The Stack — Corey Nachreiner, CISSP ( @SecAdept )
First the NSA, and now GCHQ.
Many Apple fans think their Macs are immune to malware. Unfortunately, Apple’s computers — though less targeted — are as susceptible to threats as any other computer. In fact, attackers can even evade OS X’s built-in anti-malware mechanism
Original release date: December 17, 2015 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the fourth in a series of tips intended to help the public protect personal and financial data online and at home. This tip focuses on protecting your passwords. Recommendations include creating longer and more complex passwords, not using the same passwords for multiple accounts, and changing your passwords on a regular basis
If you use Joomla to manage content on your website, you’re going to want to patch immediately.