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Don’t Pet This POODLE: New SSL 3.0 Bug

What is POODLE and how does it affect organizations?   On Tuesday, October 14th, Google researchers, Bodo Möller, Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz discovered a subtle but significant security weakness in version 3.0 of the SSL protocol. This bug, CVE-2014-3566, is being referred to as POODLE – Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption and is…

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Threat Research October 15, 2014

Bug in the Bug Tracker

On September 29th, Check Point’s Malware and Vulnerability Research Group uncovered a critical privilege escalation vulnerability in the popular bug-tracking platform called Bugzilla. According to the CVE security vulnerability database (, this is the first privilege escalation bug uncovered in the Bugzilla project since 2002. (See also: Bugzilla Zero-Day Exposes Zero-Day Bugs by Brian Krebs)…

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Threat Research October 6, 2014

Lacoon Discovers the Xsser mRAT">

Lacoon Discovers the Xsser mRAT">Mobile Security Weekly – Lacoon Discovers the Xsser mRAT

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Threat Research October 3, 2014