The vulnerability was reported Thursday to Oracle along with proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code.
Despite the significant Java security improvements made by Oracle during the past six months, Java vulnerabilities continue to represent a major security risk for organisations.
The first tools for injecting legitimate Android apps with open-source software that allows an attacker to control an infected smartphone remotely have been found in the criminal underground.
A new version of a file-infecting malware program that’s being distributed through drive-by download attacks is also capable of stealing FTP (File Transfer Protocol) credentials.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 and Trend Micro Internet Security 2013 reportedly blocked 100 percent of malicious online attacks in a recent real-world protection test.
A persistent, widespread malware campaign that utilises compromised Apache servers is locking users’ computers and demanding a fee of $300 to free their data.
Oracle and NetSuite are to jointly offer cloud services to mid-size business customers.
Software AG-acquired Terracotta is making big moves in Big Data; its in-memory tools have seen 2.5 million deployments. Chief evangelist Gagan Mehar talks to CNME about the hype surrounding Big Data and the company’s love/hate relationship with SAP’s in-memory technology, HANA.
Oracle and Microsoft have announced a partnership that will see Oracle’s database, application server, Java programming language and other products find a home inside Microsoft’s Azure cloud service.
Google is hoping to appease developers that want better portability for their hosted apps by working with Red Hat on running App Engine in private clouds.