In a joint statement, US and Russian Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin made public their cooperation plans to secure the cyber environment, recognizing “the unprecedented progress in the use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs).”
The domain name used by the unofficial Debian Multimedia repository has changed hands and now poses a security threat to Linux users who enabled it in the past.
Apple pushed on Tuesday an update that fixes more than 30 vulnerabilities in the operating system software, including a critical bug in Safari.
In a coordinated action, Microsoft and the FBI disrupted Citadel, a multi-million dollar operation responsible for stealing approximately half a billion dollars from bank accounts worldwide.
Oracle-sponsored Java has had a rough patch this year as zero-day exploits kept pouring in and cyber-crooks rushed to monetize their bugs. But things are apparently looking less gloomy for the upcoming releases of Java, which will bring major changes in the way applets are treated within the browser, among others.