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Experts 'Open' Linux Kernel; Find Serious Flaw
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 02, 2003
Security experts uncovered a critical new vulnerability in the Linux kernel that could enable an attacker to gain root access to a vulnerable machine, and gain complete control of it. A cracker, whose identity is unknown, recently used this...
Tags: Linux
Cisco Alert: SNMP trap Reveals WEP Key
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 10, 2003
An advisory alert released by Cisco has revealed that Cisco Aironet Access Points (AP) running its IOS software, will send any static Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) key in the cleartext to the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) server,...
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Hackers Fail To Exploit Major TCP Loophole
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 21, 2004
According to Advisory 236929 released by UK based National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Center (NISCC), TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) - the core network protocol used in the majority of networked computer systems today - has a...
Tags: TCP Flaw
XP SP2 Repeatedly Reboots AMD 64-bit Systems
by CXOtoday Staff    Aug 30, 2004
After compatibility issues with more than 50 applications, SP2 has caused yet another 'hiccup', this time in AMD's 64-bit processor systems. The flaw causes computers running on AMD 64-bit processors to continuously restart, without any...
Tags: XP SP2
Three New Windows Flaws Detected
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 27, 2004
Security firms have warned that the three new unpatched vulnerabilities, which have been reported in Microsoft Windows systems could pose a grave risk for exploits. According to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), which is...
Malware campaign targeting Blackberry users unearthed
by CXOtoday News Desk    Aug 23, 2012
The malicious email itself is a copy and paste of a legitimate email from Blackberry
A leader of hacker group Anonymous arrested in Texas
by Reuters    Sep 14, 2012
Brown has been under the eye of law enforcement when authorities revealed that Hector Xavier Monsegur was the person behind Sabu, the colorful leader of Lulz Security
India Ranks Third In Online Banking Malware
by CXOtoday News Desk    Jun 09, 2014
Trend Micro reveals India is the third most-affected country in the world by the online banking malware.
8 Ways to Communicate Security Benefits to Top Management
by CXOtoday News Desk    Aug 26, 2014
One of the greatest challenges security teams face is not how to reduce risks but how to convey the benefits of risk management to leadership.
India Is Top Source Of DDoS Attacks Traffic In 2014
by CXOtoday News Desk    Oct 22, 2014
The sources for DoS attacks are often countries that have a high number of bot infected machines, says a Symantec study.