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postheadericon US warns of ongoing attacks on energy firms and critical infrastructure

The US Department of Homeland Security and FBI have warned that hackers are actively targeting government departments, and firms working in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors.

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postheadericon Critical security flaw leaves Fortune 100 firms vulnerable

The discovered weakness would allow hackers to remotely run code on servers that utilize the REST plugin from Apache Struts, and it is reported that all versions since 2008 are affected.

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postheadericon Industroyer poses the highest risk for critical infrastructure since Stuxnet

ESET researchers have been analyzing samples of dangerous malware – detected by ESET as Win32/Industroyer – which is capable of performing an attack on power supply infrastructure. Robert Lipovsky, a researcher at ESET, tells us more.

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postheadericon 900,000 Germans knocked offline, as critical router flaw exploited

As many as 900,000 Deutsche Telekom customers were knocked offline on Sunday and Monday as an attempt was made to hijack broadband routers into a botnet.

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postheadericon Microsoft says patch your Windows PCs now against critical security vulnerabilities

Don’t rest on your laurels. Patch your vulnerable computer systems now.

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postheadericon Car hacking at speed – where vulnerabilities turn from critical to fatal

What car hacking researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have discovered is worrying enough. But it sends a shudder down the spine to even contemplate how much worse things could be.

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postheadericon Android has some critical remotely-exploitable security holes. But can you get the patch?

Remote code execution vulnerabilities have been found in the Android operating system, and patches released for Nexus devices.

But what about your smartphone? Is there a patch for you, and can you get your hands on it?

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postheadericon Update Flash now! Adobe releases patch, fixing critical security holes

It’s time to update Flash once again, and don’t forget to reduce the attack surface by enabling “Click to Play”… or uninstall it altogether.

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postheadericon Critical vulnerabilities in Windows and Adobe Reader exposed by hacker

A hacker has published an extensive list of Adobe Reader and Windows vulnerabilities based on his research into a relatively obscure area of font management.

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