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Java Zero Day Exploit Coming Soon To a Browser Near You

Automated hacking tools are already equipped to exploit this one: http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/01/critical-java-zero-day-bug-is-being-massively-exploited-in-the-wild/ Despite it still being common practice for thicker web apps, Java in browser remains a big problem for security.  Consider disabling or uninstalling your browsers’ Java if you don’t … Continue reading

Barnes & Noble P.O.S. Hacked

The likelihood of code exploit on a device as specialized as the PIN/signature pads is small relative to the networked general purpose point of sale systems they interface with. ¬†Look for more info to emerge on this one: http://nj1015.com/barnes-and-noble-pin-pads-hacked-in-nine-states/ For … Continue reading

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AntiSec Finds 12.3 Million Apple UDIDs on FBI Laptop, Publish 1M

Let the speculation begin as to how and why the FBI would have these Universal Device IDs for Apple products, but apparently, they do: http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/One-million-Apple-UDIDs-leaked-by-hacker-group-1698478.html And thanks to one of the recent exploits of Java’s browser plug-in, the hacker group … Continue reading