It's been reported that Versions 2.0.5 and earlier of the VLC media player software contain a critical vulnerability that can be potentially exploited by attackers to execute malicious code on computers dealing with .asf coded videos. Catch the article HERE.
NY TIMES NETWORK BREACHED BY CHINESE
Hackers from China breached the security defense system for the network of The New York Times, stole passwords that allowed them to gain access to computers and email accounts for a period of four months and you can read all of the gory details HERE.
UPnP flaws expose tens of millions of networked devices to remote attacks
Tens of millions of network-enabled devices including routers, printers, media servers, IP cameras, smart TVs and more can be attacked over the Internet because of dangerous flaws in their implementation of the UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) protocol standard, security researchers from Rapid7 said Tuesday in a research paper. Many home wireless routers give you the option to enable UPnP or leave it disabled. In some particular situations you have to enable it. Read about it HERE.
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