Attack code that exploits an unpatched vulnerability found in all supported versions of Internet Explorer has been released into the wild. This means that cyberattacks could now surge and affect Internet Explorer users.
Known as CVE-2013-3893, the exploit was integrated Monday into Rapid7's open-source Metasploit penetration testing tool. By putting the exploit into Metasploit, the attack code was made accessible not only to security professionals but also cybercriminals, according to PCWorld.
"As long as cybercriminals get access to the exploit code made publicly available we will see instances of the exploit being use by regular cybercriminals and probably … Read more
Apple's released yet another supplemental update for iOS 7, a little more than a week after the software was first released.
The 7.0.2 update, which went out Thursday morning, fixes a bug that would let users bypass the passcode security on the lock screen. That security issue was discovered just hours after the public update was released, and would give anyone direct access to applications and user data.
Apple last week said it was working on a fix, though did not offer an estimate on when it would arrive.
Along with the security fix, Apple says the … Read more
A lot of trips to the dealer to have your engine's combustion algorithm tuned and your lasers recalibrated.
Naturally, when such problems arrive, businesses are keen to profit from solving it. That's the case for Red Bend Software, which on Tuesday announced its FUSE technology that enables over-the-air updates.
Smartphones and computers don't have much trouble with software updates, since they're relatively powerful devices. Fuse -- short for firmware updating of small electronics -- is designed for … Read more