Apple released patches for 17 different flaws of its Mac OS X server. But, as per latest research the patch didn’t do anything. Andrew Storms, director of security operations at nCircle Network Security Inc. conducted a system test with the new patch. Still the Mac OS X client is adding the port on incremental basis. Full article »
One day after a security company accidentally posted details of a serious flaw in the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS), hackers are saying that software that exploits this flaw is sure to pop up soon. This flaw apparently allows Web surfers to be spoofed, directing them to fake Web sites to gain passwords and load malware on their computers.
Makers of the software used to connect computers on the Internet collectively released software updates Tuesday to patch a serious bug in one of the Internet’s underlying protocols, the Domain Name System (DNS). The bug was discovered “by complete accident,” by Dan Kaminsky, a researcher with security vendor IOActive. Kaminsky, a former employee of Cisco Systems.