A newly discovered malware capable of cyberespionage and remote takeover is targeting Mac computers, delivering its payload by opening up a backdoor connection to a command-and-control web server via the encrypted Tor network.
A Romanian hacker using the alias "Unu" claims to have found a hole in an Intel website. The hacker demonstrated in late December an SQL injection vulnerability on the Intel "Channel Webinars" site, which is used to run online registrations for channel partner events. The site is currently down for maintenance. The same hacker has previously claimed to gain access to Symantec, Kaspersky, F-Secure and BitDefender websites. — AM
Security research firm ACROS Security has issued a third-party patch for a Microsoft vulnerability that Google disclosed last month after Microsoft failed to issue a patch within Google's imposed 90-day deadline.