A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Well, its that time again folks, shopping spree for both the consumer and fraudster. Let’s not get caught up in the wrong net with a few tips and interesting perspectives:
- 6 Real Black Friday Phishing Lures As the mega-shopping day approaches, here’s a look at six examples of phishing attacks and ways to avoid taking the bait.
Is a little bit of paranoia a good thing?
For those that are having a bad time on the other hand…
- Businesses Can’t Tell Good Bots from Bad Bots: Report Bots make up more than 75% of total traffic for some businesses, but one in three can’t distinguish legitimate bots from malicious ones.
- Ca: VerticalScope confirms user information stolen from six hacked websites The Canadian Press reports
- Researcher Finds Hole in Windows ASLR Security Defense A security expert found a way to work around Microsoft’s Address Space Randomization Layer, which protects the OS from memory-based attacks.
- Vuln: Multiple Vendor TLS Protocol Session Renegotiation Security Vulnerability Multiple Vendor TLS Protocol Session Renegotiation Security Vulnerability
- Intel Firmware Flaws Found Another big firmware security issue affecting Intel processors, requires OEM updates.