In the headlines: Malwarebytes, eBay vulnerability, NASA hack, Waitrose website holes and more

Malwarebytes found to have four vulnerabilities Malwarebytes, a free anti-malware tool with 250 million users, has been exposed as having four vulnerabilities. The main one described involves the software fetching signature updates via unencrypted HTTP, which could allow an attacker to set up a man-in-the-middle attack. The vulnerabilities are the latest found in a number of […]

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Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner Added to UK Government’s G-Cloud 7

Web application security provider extends its services to the UK public sector LONDON, 13 January 2016 – Acunetix, the pioneer in automated web application security software, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the UK Government’s latest G-Cloud procurement framework, G-Cloud 7. Acunetix will offer their Online Vulnerability Scanner as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), through the Digital […]

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Meet Acunetix at RSA Conference 2016

Meet us at Acunetix Booth 3227 North Hall Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, RSA® Conference is the leading global info security event, where practical real-world experts discuss cutting-edge solutions and reveal their evolving techniques, practices and concepts on information security. As a proud participant in RSAC, we invite you to join us in San Francisco, February 29 – March 4 where […]

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New attacks on SHA-1 and MD5 raise urgency for their obsolescence

A pair of researchers from INRIA, the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, have published an academic paper titled “Transcript Collision Attacks: Breaking Authentication in TLS, IKE, and SSH” in which they describe a series of transcript collision attacks against the ageing SHA-1 and MD5 hashing algorithms as they’re implemented in widely […]

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